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Dora Russell's publications, which span a large stretch of the twentieth century, are closely linked to her feminist, pacifist, and other political activisms. She wrote social criticism (books and essays), poetry, plays, and remarkable memoirs.
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3 April 1894 Dora Winifred Black (later Russell) was born at 1 Mount Villas, Luna Road, Thornton Heath, near Croydon in Surrey. Bibliographic Citation link.
July 1975 DR's first volume of memoirs appeared: The Tamarisk Tree: My Quest for Liberty and Love. Later came The Tamarisk Tree 2: My School and the Years of War, 1980, and The Tamarisk Tree 3: Challenge to the Cold War, 1985. Bibliographic Citation link.
31 May 1986 DR died after a series of strokes at Carn Voel, her home in Porthcurno, Cornwall. Bibliographic Citation link.
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