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Clive Bell was born in East Shefford, Berkshire on 16th September 1881. His parents were William Heward Bell and Hannah Taylor Cory. They had three other children: Cory and Lorna (elder) and Dorothy (younger).

Male Critic, Writer 1881 1964
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Charlotte Mary Mew (1869-1928) was a poet, fiction writer, and dramatist born in Bloomsbury, London on November 15th, 1869 to architect Frederick Mew (1833-1898) and his wife, Anna Maria Kendall (1837-1923). Mew’s childhood was altogether a happy one.

Female Poet, Writer 1869 Nov 15th 1928 Mar 24th
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D. Whyte

Little is known about the personal life of the enigmatic author Anna D. Whyte. Believed to be born in 1909 in New Zealand, many of her early and later years remain a mystery.

Female Novelist 1909
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Born to English parents in Pietersburg, South Africa on 10 December 1903, William Plomer would find early success with his novel Turbott Wolfe

Male Editor, Novelist, Writer 1903 Dec 10th 1973 Sep 20th
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Harold George Nicolson was born in 1886 in Tehran and died in 1968 at Sissinghurst Castle.

Male Diplomat, Politician, Writer 1886 1968
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John Rodker was born in Manchester on 18th December 1894. The son of Jewish immigrants originating from Poland, his family moved from Manchester to London when he was six years old.

Male 1894 Dec 18th 1955 Oct 6th
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Mrs Cartwright worked at the Hogarth Press as a manager for five years between July 1925 and March 1930. Despite staying at the Press longer than most workers, she is hardly mentioned in either J.H.

Female Manager
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Victoria [Vita] Mary Sackville-West, poet, novelist, and horticultural journalist, was born on 9th March 1892 at Knole, near Sevenoaks, and died on 2nd June 1962 at Sissinghurst.

Female Translator, Writer 1892 Mar 9th 1962 Jun 2nd
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Basil Kingsley Martin, editor of the New Statesman and Nation from 1931-1960, advocated the idea that a free press which promotes information literacy is one of the most important traits of democratic society.

Male Editor, Journalist 1897 Jul 28th 1969 Feb 16th
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Journalist, psychoanalyst, translator, and member of the Bloomsbury Group, James Beaumont Strachey was born to Sir Richard and Lady Strachey on 26 September 1887 as the youngest of thirteen children.

Male Translator 1887 Sep 26th 1967 Apr 25th
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Hope (Helen) Mirrlees, poet, novelist, biographer and translator, was born April 8, 1887, at Erpingham near Chislehurst, Kent, the eldest child of William Julius Mirrlees and Emily Mirrlees (née Moncrieff).

Female Biographer, Novelist, Poet, Writer 1887 Apr 8th 1978 Aug 1st
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The Bunin family lived in Voronezh until 1874 before moving to the family estate in Butyriki in the Oryol province of central Russia when Ivan was four years old. He lived here and was tutored by amateur artist and musician Nikolai Romashkov until August 1881 when he started school.

Male Writer 1870 Oct 22nd 1953 Nov 8th
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            Angelica Vanessa Garnett (née Bell) was born on December 25th, 1918 in Charleston, Sussex and died on May 4th, 2012 in Aix-en-Provence.

Female Artist, Book Illustrator, Writer 1918 Dec 25th 2012 May 4th
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Cecil Nathan Sidney



Male 1887 1917
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A poet, dramatist, critic, editor, and publisher, Thomas Stearns (T. S.) Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) ranks among the most influential figures in twentieth-century European letters. Born in St.

Male Writer 1888 Sep 26th 1965 Jan 4th
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Ahmed Ali was born on 1 July 1910 in Delhi, India. He was born to Syed Shujauddin, a civil servant, and Ahmad Kaniz Asghar Beg. Ali completed his primary schooling moving around different cities before enrolling at Aligarh Muslim University in 1926, where he first took a class in English poetry.

Male Academic, Critic, Diplomat, Novelist, Poet, Translator, Radio 1 July 1910 14 January 1994
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Alice Christiana Gertrude Meynell (née Thompson) was born near London but spent much of her childhood in Italy, where the Thompson family could live more cheaply than in England.[1] Her parents provided Alice and her sister Eli

Female Editor, Poet, Writer October 1847 27 November 1922
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E. M.


Although best known for Diary of a Provincial Lady (1930), and its humorous portrait of a harassed, self-deprecating housewife, Delafield wore many other hats in her relatively short but busy life.

Female Biographer, Critic, Journalist, Novelist, Travel Writer 19 June 1890 11 December 1943
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Best known for work on Shelley. Married Edmund Blunden in 1933 (after her HP book published, 1929), divorced 1945 (no children).

Female Critic, Writer 1906 1971
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Blanche Wolf Knopf was an American publisher who served as vice president and director of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. from 1918 to 1957 and was the firm’s president from 1957 until her death in 1966.

Female Publisher 30 July 1894 4 June 1966