Victoria Glendinning

(b. 1937)

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(1937– ),

biographer and novelist, author of A Suppressed Cry (1969), a portrait of the Quaker Seebohm family and the short life of her great‐aunt Winnie, one of the first students to attend Newnham College, Cambridge: the research for this inspired her historical novel Electricity (1995). Other works include lives of E. Bowen (1977), E. Sitwell (1981), V. Sackville‐West (1983), R. West (1987), A. Trollope (1992), and Swift (1998).

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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