Finding love in the archives: editing the 'lost' love letters of 'Michael Field'

Bickle, Sharon (2008) Finding love in the archives: editing the 'lost' love letters of 'Michael Field'. In: Lifewriting annual: Biographical and autobiographical studies. Lifewriting Annual , 2. AMS Press, New York, pp. 73-91. ISBN 9780404634223


As 'Michael Field', Katharine Harris Bradley and Edith Emma Cooper were the authors of nine volumes of lyric poetry and twenty-five historical verse dramas. In the Britain of the 1880s, the emergence of Michael Field as an exciting new poet was lauded by the literary journals of the period. In this discussion, I will be dealing with the two major collections of Michael Field’s lifewriting held by the British and the Bodleian Libraries.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published Version restricted according to copyright policy of publisher (AMS Press)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2014 04:44
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2014 03:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: Michael Field; 19C women writers; women's poetry; love letters; correspondence; gender; lifewriting
Fields of Research : 21 History and Archaeology > 2102 Curatorial and Related Studies > 210201 Archival, Repository and Related Studies
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200503 British and Irish Literature
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing

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