Margaret Emily Shore

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Standard Name: Shore, Margaret Emily
Birth Name: Margaret Emily Shore
Used Form: Emily Shore
MES , who died in her twentieth year in 1839, became known for precocious writing in several genres: poetry, short fiction, science writing, and—the best-known of her works and almost all that survives—the diary of her formative years marked by the onset and progress of tuberculosis.
Half-length engraving, c. 1838, of Margaret Emily Shore, seated with a bird on her lap (perhaps the cuckoo she published on). Only her face and the bird are rendered in detail. Below, her name and age (nineteen) are given in capitals. National Portrait Gallery.
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death Arabella Shore
She left her sister Emily 's manuscript diary to the British Museum (that part of it which is now the British Library ) but her will never reached probate and the papers never reached the depository.
Gates, Barbara T., and Margaret Emily Shore. “Self-writing as Legacy: The Journal of Emily Shore”. Journal of Emily Shore: Revised and Expanded.
Family and Intimate relationships Louisa Catherine Shore
Her sisters both became interesting writers, though Margaret Emily died too young to have established, as Arabella did, a professional career.
Family and Intimate relationships Arabella Shore
Of her sisters the elder, Emily , died of tuberculosis at only nineteen, leaving an astonishing body of written work in manuscript; the younger, Louisa , became a proto-feminist writer and a regular contributor to...
Instructor Louisa Catherine Shore
LCS and her sisters and brothers were all educated at home; Emily played a significant role in teaching her juniors.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Instructor Arabella Shore
AS and her sisters and brothers were all educated at home, and the younger ones were very largely educated by Emily .
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Gates, Barbara T., and Margaret Emily Shore. “Self-writing as Legacy: The Journal of Emily Shore”. Journal of Emily Shore: Revised and Expanded.
Material Conditions of Writing Arabella Shore
AS probably began writing at an early age, as did both her sisters (one elder and one younger). But after the elder, Emily , died in Madeira from tuberculosis, the two remaining sisters were told...
Residence Louisa Catherine Shore
LCS was in her mid-teens when the family moved to Madeira in 1838 on account of the already precarious health of the eldest sister, Margaret Emily . After Margaret Emily died the following year from...
Residence Arabella Shore
AS was in her teens when the family moved to Madeira in a bid to cure the tuberculosis of her elder sister Margaret Emily . However, Margaret Emily died there the following year, and the...
Textual Features Louisa Catherine Shore
This was their final collaboration before Louisa's death. Elegies, the opening poem of this 53-page volume, was her response to the deaths of her sister and brother .
Textual Production Louisa Catherine Shore
LCS probably began writing at an early age, like her short-lived elder sister Margaret Emily , who was publishing in her teens. But after Margaret Emily's premature death of tuberculosis, the surviving sisters were advised...

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