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Between the late 1880s and mid-1920s Mary Angela Dickens produced writing that was, like her life, shaped by her relationships with family members and her roles in the literary venues they established. Her body of work is varied. It includes novels and short stories that frequently explore how women's erotic relationships with men inform their creative, social lives. Along with her fiction, she published interviews, religious writing, and adaptations of stories by her grandfather, Charles Dickens.
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31 October 1862 MAD was born at 46 Gloucester Road in Kensington. Bibliographic Citation link.
15 and 22 June 1889 At the beginning of her literary career, MAD published "Her Inheritance: A Strange Story, In Three Chapters" in two issues of All the Year Round. Bibliographic Citation link.
28 March-19 September 1891 All the Year Round published MAD's best-known novel, Cross Currents, in serial form. Chapman and Hall issued the novel in three volumes during the same year. Bibliographic Citation link.
1928 MAD published a biography, Mother Magdalen Taylor: Foundress of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God, about Frances Margaret Taylor, nurse, writer, and founder of the Congregation of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God. Bibliographic Citation link.
7 February 1948 MAD died in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, exactly 136 years after her grandfather Charles Dickens was born. Bibliographic Citation link.
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