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Charlotte Mew and Her Friends: With a Selection of Her Poems

Charlotte Mew and Her Friends: With a Selection of Her Poems

by Penelope Fitzgerald

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Burdened with family cares and pinched finances in her adult years, British poet Mew (1869-1928) also had to struggle against Victorian strictures and her own repressed lesbianism, while trying to create her distinctive works. PW described this biography, which includes selections from the poet's masterworks, as ``wrenching.'' Photos. (Oct.)

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Publication date:
Radcliffe Biography Ser.
Edition description:
1st U.S. ed

Meet the Author

"I've heard my novels described as 'light,' but I mean them very seriously," Penelope Fitzgerald has written. And while it's true that the tone and humor in her novels may belie the insight they carry, the award-winning Fitzgerald has always been a writer that people do indeed take seriously.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 17, 1916
Date of Death:
May 3, 2000
Place of Birth:
Lincoln, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Somerville College, Oxford University, 1939

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