Publisher: Manchester University Press; 1 edition (March 1, 2009)
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this is often the 1st biography of a notable author and incorrigible insurgent. Evelyn Sharp's tale encapsulates the shifts in possibilities for gifted Victorian girls who survived into the mid-twentieth century. She used to be born right into a privileged relations in 1869 and have become a really well known author of schoolgirl fiction. super flexible, she additionally produced fairy stories along tales for the notorious 'Yellow Book'. A Manchester parent journalist for over 4 many years, Evelyn Sharp turned the 1st general contributor to its iconic Women's web page. sooner than and through the 1st global struggle she used to be a number one suffragette, enhancing the newspaper, 'Votes for Women'. This biography attracts on Evelyn Sharp's guides, in addition to letter and diaries vividly describing stories similar to famine reduction in Soviet Russia and everyday life in wartime Kensington for and aged girl. it is going to be of curiosity to gender and social historians in addition to to these drawn to kid's and women's literature.