Augusta Davies Webster (30 January 1837 - 5 September 1894 / Dorset, England)
Born in 1837, Webster was a prolific writer in every genre, a self-educated classical scholar, a professional poetry reviewer, an activist, and an educator. She began her literary career as a young girl and had published two volumes of poetry, two well-received translations of Aeschylus and Euripides, and a three-volume novel by the time she became a very active member of the London Suffrage Society in the 1860s. During the 1870s Webster continued to support suffrage for women and the women’s movement in general, as well as liberalism and individualism, in a series of essays that she wrote for the Examiner and later published as A Housewife’s Opinions. Beginning in 1879, she served two terms... more »
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- A Bird and flower upon the tree
- A Castaway
- A Coarse Morning
- A Comrade
- A Dilettante
- A Preacher
- A Song Of A Spring-Time
- A Soul in Prison
- A Summer Mood
- An Inventor
- Autumn’s Warnings
- Beyond The Shadow
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