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The writings of Anna Wickham

Anna Wickham

The writings of Anna Wickham

free woman and poet

by Anna Wickham

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and introduced by R.D. Smith ; preface by James Hepburn.
ContributionsSmith, R. D., 1914-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.I25 A6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 404 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2902427M
ISBN 100860684822
LC Control Number84130939

Anna Wickham () was one of the most important female poets writing in English during the first half of the twentieth century. A pioneer of Modernist poetry, she was also a fierce feminist, social activist, and friend of many significant writers, including D.H. Lawrence, George Bernard. Anna Wickham was the pseudonym of Edith Alice Mary Harper ( ), a British poet with strong Australian connections. She is remembered as a modernist figure and feminist writer, though one not able to command sustained critical attention in her lifetime.

New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham Book Summary: Anna Wickham () was one of the most important female poets writing in English during the first half of the twentieth century. A pioneer of Modernist poetry, she was also a fierce feminist, social activist, and friend of many significant writers, including D.H. Lawrence, George Bernard Shaw, Dylan Thomas, Katherine Mansfield.   Anna Wickham I married a man of the Croydon class. When I was twenty-two. And I vex him, and he bores me. Till we don’t know what to do! It isn’t good form in the Croydon class. To say you love your wife. So I spend my days with the tradesmen’s books. And pray for the end of life. In green fields are blossoming trees. And a golden wealth.

  In , however, she adopted the pen-name Anna Wickham when publishing The Contemplative Quarry. It is as Anna Wickham that she is remembered and lauded as one of the most noteworthy feminist voices of the modernist era. Over the course of her career Wickham had five volumes of poetry published and also wrote over a thousand unpublished poems. Building on the work of R. D. Smith, who published his memoir of Anna Wickham, with a generous selection of her poetry and her prose, in The Writings of Anna Wickham: Free Woman and Poet at the centenary of the poet's birth, Jones researched the archives of three countries, looking at newly discovered correspondence, and interviewed Anna's.


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