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A Circle of Sisters By Judith Flanders

A Circle of Sisters
by Judith Flanders

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A chronicle of the lives and literary works of the Macdonald sisters who were either married to or mothers of an eminent male figure of the British Establishment, including Edward Poynter and Runyard Kipling. The book traces their development from young women to wives, mothers and authors.
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A Circle of Sisters by Judith Flanders

Judith Flanders chronicles the lives and literary works of the Macdonald sisters. Each of these extraorinary women were either married to or mothers of an eminent male figure in the arts or politics: Alice was mother of Rudyard Kipling, Georgina married Edward Burne-Jones, Agnes married Edward Poynter, Louisa was mother to Stanley Balwin. The book concentrates on the environment in which the sisters grew up, their reliance on each other and how, in a time when womens achievements were limited by men, they were not only part of the guiding force behind such celebrated males but also created works of poetry and novels themselves.

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About Judith Flanders


Judith Flanders is a freelance journalist and writer. This is her first book for Viking. Previously, she worked in publishing and for the National Portrait Gallery. She lives in London, NW5.

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GOR001431128
A Circle of Sisters by Judith Flanders
Judith Flanders
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2001-08-30
416
0670886734
9780670886739
N/A
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