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Penelope Mortimer

(1918—1999) novelist


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(1918–99),

novelist, whose works, with their emphasis on frankness about female experience, contributed to the development of the women's novel in the 1960s. They include The Pumpkin Eater (1962), The House (1971), Long Distance (1974), and The Handyman (1983).

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


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