Charlotte Mew and her friends: with a selection of her poems

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Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 276 pages
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The author of the Booker Prize-winning novel Offshore explores the sad life that inspired these fine poems. Mew's story, a tragedy that ended in suicide, is one of poverty, loss, and longing, but also of courage and lasting achievement.

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First published in London in 1984, this biography unveils the life, personality, and art of the almost-forgotten English poet Charlotte Mew (1869-1928), whose poetry impressed such contemporaries as ... Read full review

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Acknowledgements X
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The Day of Eyes
9
Love between Women
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About the author (1988)

In 1997 Penelope Fitzgerald's novel The Blue Flower was named one of the New York Times Book Review's eleven Best Books of the Year. Winner of the 1979 Booker Prize for Offshore, Fitzgerald was also short-listed for the Booker for The Bookshop. The Beginning of Spring, and The Gate of Angels. Penelope Fitzgerald lives in England.

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