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Textual Production Michael Field
Since 1890 Katharine Harris Bradley and Edith Cooper had been preparing to write a collection of poems responding to European art by touring several important galleries (including, besides the National Gallery in London, the Louvre
Textual Production Ethel Lilian Voynich
ELV 's many sources of inspiration for this novel were gathered over a long period of years. At the age of fifteen she came across a book about Giuseppe Mazzini which captured her imagination and...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Dorothy Bussy
In this text the titular heroine narrates her experiences at the French boarding school Les Avons. Here, Olivia forms friendships with several other schoolgirls, but is most fascinated by her headmistress, Mlle Julie, who runs...
Travel Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The second defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo on 18 June and second restoration of the French monarchy on 8 July left the way clear for resumption of the tourist trade. EBB was thrilled with the...
Travel Ethel Lilian Voynich
From autumn of 1885, Ethel Lilian Boole briefly spent time in Paris after leaving Berlin.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Cook, Andrew. Ace of Spies: The True Story of Sidney Reilly. Tempus Publishing Limited, 2004.
Though her time there was limited to a few months, she was lastingly intrigued by the rather lowering painting...


Baron Haussmann was appointed Prefect of the Seine to rebuild the city of Paris.