's early education took place privately, at home, because her parents rejected the idea of sending their daughters to schools. As a result, she had twenty-five different governesses, each lasting only a short while...
Sarah Flower Adams
In addition to writing hymns, SFA
attempted a stage career: she aimed to develop both musical and dramatic skills. Eliza Bridell Fox
notes that the aspiring performer possessed a rich contralto voice.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research.
The Woman Who Didn't begins in Egypt, shifts to a ship making its way to England, and then to London. The narrator, Evelyn, a hard-worked Indian officer, going home on his first leave...
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The sad story of the lively and impossibly romantic Lucy belies her name. She leaves her Nebraska home in Haverford on the Platte River to study music, and forgets her first boyfriend for love of...