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By Jennifer Vaughan Jones

Anna Wickham's existence is characterised by way 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 used to be forcibly devoted to a psychological sanatorium on the age of 30. Upon her unlock, she all started a life-long quest for happiness, exhibited at the beginning via her poetry. Anna Wickham turned a greatly acclaimed author whose lifestyles, now and then immersed in scandal, is a narrative of luck and unhappiness. ultimately leaving her husband and 4 sons to reside in Paris's left financial institution, she turned 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 status and success, Wickham's struggles with melancholy and anxiousness could ultimately bring about her premature death.

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