By Jennifer Vaughan Jones

Anna Wickham's lifestyles is characterised by means of the turbulent, burgeoning feminism of the early twentieth century. a lady whose incisive brain and inquisitive nature despatched her husband into jealous rages, she was once forcibly dedicated to a psychological medical institution on the age of 30. Upon her liberate, she started a life-long quest for happiness, exhibited firstly via her poetry. Anna Wickham turned a extensively acclaimed author whose lifestyles, from time to time immersed in scandal, is a narrative of good fortune and unhappiness. ultimately leaving her husband and 4 sons to dwell in Paris's left financial institution, she grew to become a confidante of D.H. Lawrence, the long-time lover of millionairess Natalie Clifford Barney, and a strong-willed literary icon, rumored to have as soon as thrown Dylan Thomas right into a storm from snow. regardless of her popularity and fulfillment, Wickham's struggles with melancholy and nervousness may ultimately bring about her premature death.

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