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A secret sisterhood : the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, & Virginia Woolf

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First U.S. edition.

Draws on previously unpublished letters and diaries to reveal the lesser-known friendships of female literary masters, from the influence of feminist Mary Taylor on Charlotte Brontë's writings to the erotically charged, love-hate associations between Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield.

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  • ISBN: 9780544883734
  • ISBN: 054488373X
  • Physical Description: xx, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-316) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on previously unpublished letters and diaries to reveal the lesser-known friendships of female literary masters, from the influence of feminist Mary Taylor on Charlotte Brontë's writings to the erotically charged, love-hate associations between Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield.
Subject: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Friends and associates.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 > Friends and associates.
Eliot, George, 1819-1880 > Friends and associates.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 > Friends and associates.
Women authors, English > Biography.
Female friendship > Great Britain > History.


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