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Apr

Eva Dobell Poems

Publicado por Steven el 19 de April de 2015 a las 11:04 am

Born in 1876 in Gloucestershire, Eva Dobell was a poet and editor who is perhaps best known for her war time poems such as Pluck and Night Duty which were written whilst working as a nurse with the Voluntary Aid Detachment during World War I. She was brought up in a reasonably affluent family with […]

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Apr

Esther Popel Poems

Publicado por Steven el 19 de April de 2015 a las 10:29 am

Born in Pennsylvania in 1896, Esther Popel was an African American poet, writer and activist who was popular for works such as Thoughtless Thinks by a Thinkless Thoughter. Her father was a mailman and encouraged all his children to gain a better education and Popel herself graduated at the age of 18 from the Harrisburg’s […]

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Apr

Evelyn Underhill Poems

Publicado por Steven el 19 de April de 2015 a las 09:35 am

Born in Wolverhampton in 1875, Evelyn Underhill was a writer and poet who was greatly influenced by the spiritual world and was perhaps best known for her works on the mysticism, particularly that which surrounds Christianity. An only child with a father who was a writer, Underhill spent most of her early days being educated […]

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Apr

Fadwa Touqan Poems

Publicado por Steven el 19 de April de 2015 a las 08:54 am

Born in 1917 in Nablus, Fadwa Touqan was one of the most influential poets of her day and wrote extensively about the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the hardship it brought to the people. She was born into one of the most influential and well-known families of the country – her younger brother Ibrahim would […]

19
Apr

Elizabeth Smart Poems

Publicado por Steven el 19 de April de 2015 a las 08:08 am

Born in Ottawa in Canada in 1913, poet and novel writer Elizabeth Smart grew up in a well-known and affluent family, her father a lawyer who regularly mixed with prominent figures of the day. Smart was given the best of starts in life with a good private education and it was no surprise when she […]