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Sarah Williams had a short and promising career in the late 1860s as a writer of journalism, poetry, and fiction aimed at both children and adults. Highly regarded by other writers, her work not only ranges widely across but also blends various genres; like many of her contemporaries, for instance, she displays an interest in dramatic poetic forms.
Perhaps 1841 SW was born in London, the only child of well-to-do parents. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
25 April 1868 SW died, probably before she was thirty, at home at 95 Queen's Crescent, Kentish Town, of cancer, having bravely decided to undergo an operation which might, if successful, have improved her condition. Bibliographic Citation link.
Late 1868 A volume of SW's poems was edited and published after her death by E. H. Plumptre (who had taught her) as Twilight Hours: A Legacy of Verse. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
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