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Square haunting : five lives in London between the wars / Francesca Wade.

Wade, Francesca, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main 820.9 WAD (Text) 840191002735739 New Items - Main Level In process -
Putnam County Public Library - Main 820.99 WAD (Text) 30041002338182 New Book Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451497796
  • ISBN: 0451497791
  • Physical Description: 420 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tim Duggan Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-387) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
In the Square -- H. D. -- Dorothy L. Sayers -- Jane Ellen Harrison -- Eileen Power -- Virginia Woolf -- After the Square.
Summary, etc.:
"In the early twentieth century, Mecklenburgh Square, a hidden architectural gem in the heart of London, was a radical address. On the outskirts of Bloomsbury known for the eponymous group who "lived in squares, painted in circles, and loved in triangles," the square was home to students, struggling artists, and revolutionaries. In the pivotal era between the two world wars, the lives of five remarkable women intertwined at this one address: modernist poet H. D., detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers, classicist Jane Harrison, economic historian Eileen Power, and author and publisher Virginia Woolf. In an era when women's freedoms were fast expanding, they each sought a space where they could live, love, and above all work independently."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women authors, English > Homes and haunts > England > London.
Women authors, English > 20th century > Biography.
Mecklenburgh Square (London, England)
Women and literature > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
London (England) > Biography.

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