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A Secret Sisterhood: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Bronte, Eliot and Woolf

CD - unabridged
(9 CDs)
Product Number: CX3818
Released: 01 Oct, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510077140
Narrator(s): Maggie Mash
Publisher: W F Howes
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Drawing on letters and diaries, some of which have never been published before, this book will reveal Jane Austen’s bond with a family servant, the amateur playwright Anne Sharp, how Charlotte Brontë was inspired by the daring feminist Mary Taylor, the transatlantic relationship between George Eliot and the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and the underlying erotic charge that lit the friendship of Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield – a pair too often dismissed as bitter foes.

Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2017

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Narrator(s): Maggie Mash
Product Number MPCD2720
Released: 01 Oct, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781510077157

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"A Secret Sisterhood uncovers the hidden literary friendships of the world’s most respected female authors, with a foreword from Margaret Atwood. In their first book together, Midorikawa and Sweeney resurrect these literary collaborations, which were sometimes illicit, scandalous and volatile; sometimes supportive, radical or inspiring; but always, until now, tantalisingly consigned to the shadows."

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