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Author Painting, David.

Title Amy Dillwyn / by David Painting.

Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Edition New edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes Includes index.
Contents Cover; Rear Cover; Contents; Foreword to the New Edition; Preface to the New Edition; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Selected Reading; Royal Prologue; Family Background; Early Years at Parkwern and Hendrefoilan; Debut into Society; Picking up the Threads; Mistress of Hendrefoilan; Charity begins at Killay; Picture Section; Society and Suitors; Moral Amazons; Amy in the Literary World; Catastrophe and Salvation; The Celebrity; Grand Old Lady; Epilogue; Index.
Summary A biography of Amy Dillwyn (1845-1935), based largely on her diaries, novelist and extraordinary woman of exceptional spirit and personality born into one of Swansea's most distinguished families, who inherited her father's bankrupt business but learnt to make her way in a man's world.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Dillwyn, E. A. (Elizabeth Amy), 1845-1935.
Novelists, Welsh -- 19th century -- Biography.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780708326794 (electronic bk.)
070832679X (electronic bk.)