Category Archives: Women in Literature

“Beauty is in The Eye of The Gazer.” ― Charlotte Brontë

Gertrude Stein once said, “I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed.” Certainly that is the case with today’s subject, Charlotte Brontë.  There’s a good reason for this. We know from personal letters that … Continue reading

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Daphne du Maurier ~ Master of Suspense

Day 347 of Colourisation Project – April 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  As a young woman of 24, negotiating the alleyways of Venice, I recall spooking myself out, … Continue reading

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The Amorous Vita Sackville-West

Day 306 of Colourisation Project – March 9 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. English poet, novelist and horticulturalist, Vita Sackville-West was as prolific a writer as she was a … Continue reading

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Pearl (Buck) of the Orient

Day 303 of Colourisation Project – March 6 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The first adult novel I ever read was Pearl S. Buck‘s best selling classic, The Good … Continue reading

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Iris Murdoch – Prolific Perfectionist

Day 277 of Colourisation Project – February 8 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Ranked twelfth on a list of ‘The 50 greatest British writers since 1945’ by The Times … Continue reading

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Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein is…

Day 272 of Colourisation Project – February 3 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Pennsylvania, this day, February 3, 1874, Gertrude Stein was an American expatriate novelist, poet, … Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf’s Last Letter

Day 263 of Colourisation Project – January 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s subject for colourisation is the most iconic likeness of Virginia Woolf, who was born this … Continue reading

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