May E. Gordon

Standard Name: Gordon, May E.

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Leisure and Society Adelaide Kemble
In Rome AK and her husband entertained what her friend Elizabeth Barrett Browning described as the best company.
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.
In 1860 the painter Frederic Leighton did a striking portrait of her daughter, May .
“Frederic Leighton: Miss May Sartoris”. Kimbell Art Museum Fort Worth: Collections: European.
Literary responses Adelaide Kemble
AK 's daughter, May E. Gordon , said that the unfinished condition of Judith (which, however, runs to 150 pages) made her consider long and hard before deciding to print it.
Gordon, May E., and Adelaide Kemble. “Preface”. Past Hours, Richard Bentley, 1880, p. v - viii.
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It seems likely...
Publishing Adelaide Kemble
The year after AK 's death her daughter, May E. Gordon , put out two volumes by her mother entitled Past Hours: these reprint the contents of Medusa, and Other Tales, with significant additions.
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.

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