LOUISE VICTORINE ACKERMANN
\luːwˈiːz vˈɪktɔːɹˌiːn ˈakəmˌan], \luːwˈiːz vˈɪktɔːɹˌiːn ˈakəmˌan], \l_uː_w_ˈiː_z v_ˈɪ_k_t_ɔː_ɹ_ˌiː_n ˈa_k_ə_m_ˌa_n]\
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A French poet; born in Paris, Nov. 30, 1813; died near Nice, Aug. 3, 1890. Maiden name Choquet. Her philological studies took her to Berlin, where she married the theologian Paul Ackermann. After his death in 1846 she lived in retirement in an old convent near Nice. Her poems are for the most part pessimistic but passionate. Principal works: "Tales in Verse" (1855), chiefly Oriental and Ancient Greek subjects; "Tales and Poems" (1863); "Philosophical Poems" (1872); "Thoughts of a Lonely Woman" (1883).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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