Arabella Shore

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AS was a poet, translator, and occasional critic who died at the end of the nineteenth century. Like her sister Louisa Catherine , she was chiefly interested in public and national topics.

Milestones

1822
AS was baptised and therefore presumably born this year, the middle one of three writing sisters in a family of five children.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Louisa Catherine Shore
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.
9 January 1901
AS died, having outlived both of her sisters.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
1900
First and Last Poems by AS appeared, perhaps posthumously, under her full name.
Shore, Arabella. First and Last Poems. Grant Richards, 1900.

Biography

Birth and Family

1822
AS was baptised and therefore presumably born this year, the middle one of three writing sisters in a family of five children.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Louisa Catherine Shore
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.