“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Birth||Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit|
|Cultural formation||Elizabeth von Arnim|
|Cultural formation||Amber Reeves||
Born a New Zealander, she clearly regarded herself later in life as English. Her parents were highly educated professionals. Her mother was a suffragist, and both parents became members of the Fabian Society (founded three...
|Dedications||G. B. Stern|
FW learned to read at three: I remember . . . the way the letters suddenly made sense.
After her grandmother joined the family in 1942 she was able to borrow adult books from...
Weldon, Fay. Auto da Fay. Flamingo, 2002.
MG 's later educational endeavours continued through 1904-5, running concurrently with teaching (as the family breadwinner) and increasing political activity. She felt as if this was a private obsession, which would be incomprehensible to anyone...
At home Olivia was encouraged to love poetry, learned to read by the time she was four, and was later subjected to piano lessons which taught her nothing. As a teenager and thinking of herself...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth von Arnim|
|Family and Intimate relationships||E. Nesbit|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Fay Weldon|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Rebecca West||
Nineteen-year-old RW met H. G. Wells for the first time, shortly after she panned his novel Marriage in The Freewoman.
Rollyson, Carl. Rebecca West: A Saga of the Century. Hodder and Stoughton, 1995.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Amber Reeves||
AR and the young Fabian lawyer George Rivers Blanco White were married; she accepted his proposal because she was pregnant by H. G. Wells .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Briggs, Julia. A Woman of Passion: The Life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924. Hutchinson, 1987.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Rebecca West|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ling Shuhua|