Betje Wolff (1738 - 1804)
Elizabeth ("Betje") Wolff-Bekker (24 July 1738 - 5 November 1804) was a Dutch writer. Betje Wolff was born into a wealthy Calvinist family at Flushing. On 18 November 1759, at the age of 21, she married the 52-year-old clergyman Adriaan Wolff. In 1763 she published her first collection Bespiegelingen over het genoegen ('Reflections on Pleasure'). In 1777, after her husband's death, she lived together with Aagje Deken and from then on they published their work together. Among their greatest successes were the epistolary novels Historie van mejuffrouw Sara Burgerhart (1782) and Historie van den heer Willem Leevend .
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