During the years of the mid-twentieth century that she worked in publishing, DA
herself published translations, short stories, and a novel. She is, however, best-known for her several volumes of memoirs (one of them a...
Moorhead, Joanna. “Blooming marvellous: the world’s first female photographer—and her botanical beauties”. theguardian.com.
was a novelist, botanist, science writer and illustrator, and memoirist.
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.
During her lifetime she published six books, but she is primarily remembered as a mid-Victorian pioneer of...
Well before the end of the twentieth century MA
had become one of Canada's leading writers in multiple genres. She now writes for a global audience who read her more than forty novels , poetry,short...
began publishing early in the eighteenth century. She is chiefly known for her short novels, though she turned her hand to poetry and comedy as well. At the height of her career her rate...
W. H. Auden
has been called the outstanding poet of his generation. His prolific output of poetry is endlessly versatile, often deeply personal but usually also carrying political freight, often experimental, combining the classical and the colloquial...
is a minor but early Quaker
writer (active from the mid seventeenth century) , whose chief genres are letters and the religious testimony.
Marie-Catherine d' Aulnoy
, novelist or historical romance-writer, travel-writer, author of fairy tales and scandal fictions, was highly influential in each of these roles in England in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century, as well as...
's unequalled reputation has led academic canon-makers to set her on a pedestal and scholars of early women's writing to use her as an epoch. For generations she was the first—or the only—woman to...
was primarily known as a translator of weighty books, but was also an editor and an author of works on female education and German intellectual history. From the 1820s to the 1850s she...
Elizabeth Avery (born Elizabeth Parker
, daughter of a heterodox clergyman, was a religious polemicist and autobiographer of the mid seventeenth century. She is remarkable for the violently sexist reaction against her first publication, a...
Ruby M. Ayres
, called by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biographyone of the most popular and prolific romantic novelists of the twentieth century,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
began publishing shortly before the second world war and produced about a...
William Edmonstoune Aytoun
, one of the famously well-educated Cooke sisters, was a major Tudor translator of religious and religious-administrative texts, as well as a letter-writer. Her work was published in the mid-sixteenth century.
experienced both dazzling successes and spectacular flops in the course of her writing career, which spanned much of the twentieth century. Her best-known works are National Velvet (1935), popularized as a novel for children...
wrote devotional works and three volumes of poetry during the early Victorian period. Her poetry and translations, including what she erroneously believed to have been the first English translations of Anacreon
's odes, also...
is best known for her stylistically and thematically innovative drama, published from 1798 and through the first two decades of the nineteenth century. Her poetry is now also beginning to be appreciated and a...
By 2001 BB
had published sixteen novels, written in an almost bald style which exploits her satiric eye for ordinary domestic life and for unexpected melodramatic interruptions of it. Many of her later novels are...
's drama often deals with feminist and economic issues facing struggling middle-class families. Her casts of characters include feisty, independent young women seeking emancipation and sympathetic men burdened with supporting a family on...
was a essayist, poet and novelist of the late nineteenth century. She wrote only on request; her compositions were not intended for publication. After her early death, her father edited and published much of...