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A secret sisterhood

Emily Midorikawa

A secret sisterhood

the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, & Virginia Woolf

by Emily Midorikawa

  • 53 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends and associates,
  • Female friendship,
  • English Women authors,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmily Midorikawa & Emma Claire Sweeney ; foreword by Margaret Atwood
    ContributionsSweeney, Emma Claire, author, Atwood, Margaret, 1939- writer of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR830.W6 M53 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 331 pages
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26931995M
    ISBN 10054488373X
    ISBN 109780544883734
    OCLC/WorldCa967067405

    Book Title: A Secret Sisterhood: ISBN: By Author(s) Emily Midorikawa & Emma Claire Sweeney: Publisher: HMH Publishing: Pages: Format: HardbackBrand: HMH Publishing. A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf View larger image By: Margaret Atwood and Emma Claire Sweeney and Emily Midorikawa. A Secret Sisterhood. The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Brontë, Eliot and Woolf. By: Drawing on letters and diaries, some of which have never been published before, this book will reveal Jane Austen's bond with a family servant; the amateur playwright Anne Sharp;.


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