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Hope Mirrlees

(1887—1978) writer and poet


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(1887–1978) Novelist and poet born in Chiselhurst, Kent. ‘Paris: A Poem’ was published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press (1919). She is best known for her third novel Lud-in-the-Mist (1926), a dark fairy-tale whose republication in 1970 helped spark the modern fantasy renaissance.

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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