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Anna Wickham : a poet's daring life

Author: Jennifer Vaughan Jones
Publisher: Lanham : Madison Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Madison books edView all editions and formats
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Poet Anna Wickham, a neglected figure in early 20th-century literature, is the subject of this biography. The book details her flight from her husband and sons to live with Natalie Clifford Barney in Paris, and her friendships with members of a literary circle that included D.H. Lawrence and Lawrence Durrell.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Jennifer Vaughan, 1950-
Anna Wickham.
Lanham : Madison Books, 2003
(DLC) 2003004656
(OCoLC)51799537
Named Person: Anna Wickham; Anna Wickham; Anna Wickham
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Vaughan Jones
ISBN: 9781461662730 1461662737
OCLC Number: 606993120
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 373 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 Wimbledon, and Then the Sea (1883-1890) 1 --
2 "I had traveled in my youth past saturation point" (Queensland 1890-1896) 15 --
3 Life in Sydney (1897-1904) 29 --
4 Singing, London and Paris (1904-1906) 42 --
5 "Not a Single Crumpled Rose Leaf" 58 --
6 "An Admirable Mother" (1907-1909) 65 --
7 "I tried to build perfection with my hands" (1910-1912) 75 --
8 May, 1913 86 --
9 "I Got My Courage" (1913) 91 --
10 A Changed Anna (1913-1914) 98 --
11 Anna Wickham and Harold Monro (1913 and beyond) 111 --
12 Anna Wickham and D.H. Lawrence (1915) 119 --
13 The Hepburn Family during the War (1914 and beyond) 129 --
14 "O Give Me Back ..." (1919-1921) 146 --
15 Paris, and Return (1922-1926) 159 --
16 "I have a skin for what is false in you" 173 --
17 Married Life (1928-1929) 206 --
18 "How lovely you were / In your embrace of stars" 212 --
19 Reconfiguration: La Tour Bourgeoise (1930-1934) 216 --
20 Writing Her Life (1934-1939) 231 --
21 The Boys and the War (1939-1942) 253 --
22 Staying at Home (1943-1945) 260 --
23 "The astringency of wisdom" (1946-1947) 269 --
A Selection of Poems 275.
Responsibility: Jennifer Vaughan Jones.

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Using interviews with the poet's family, her works, and what can be found of her correspondence, Jones crafts an engaging account of the trials and successes of Wickham's life. -- Bethany Towne Read more...

 
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