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Title Square haunting : five writers in London between the wars / Francesca Wade.
Author Wade, Francesca, author.
Publication [Prince Frederick] : HighBridge Audio, 2020.
Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 15 min., 02 sec.)) : digital
Time 131502
Description digital rdatr
audio file rdaft
Call # eAUDIO
Performer Read by Corrie James.
Summary Mecklenburgh Square has always been a radical address. Nestled in the heart of Bloomsbury, these townhouses have borne witness to the lives of some of the century's most revolutionary cultural figures-many of whom were extraordinary women. United by their desire to experiment with new ways of living-and therefore of being-these authors and thinkers were trailblazers in their commitment to creative independence. Square Haunting is a glorious portrait of five of the square's inhabitants whose lives intersected in the interwar years: modernist poet and novelist Hilda Doolittle; crime writer Dorothy Sayers; celebrated classicist Jane Harrison; historian and suffragist Eileen Power; and Virginia Woolf. Francesca Wade's luminous group biography restores a female voice to London's streets, revealing five unforgettable characters who forged careers and identities that would have been impossible without these rooms of their own. Roving across a time of historical upheaval, Wade takes us beyond the famed bohemian parties and political salons into the emotional texture and gender politics of daily life itself-and an era that gave birth to a new modes of working, loving, and being.
Note Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed April 13, 2020).
Subject H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
Harrison, Jane Ellen, 1850-1928 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
Power, Eileen, 1889-1940 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
Women intellectuals -- England -- London -- Biography.
Women -- England -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Women -- England -- London -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Bloomsbury (London, England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre Biographies.
Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Addl. Author James, Corrie, narrator.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9781684576623 (electronic audio bk.)
1684576628 (electronic audio bk.)

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