MAY SINCLAIR AUTOGRAPHED LETTER


May Sinclair was the pseudonym of Mary Amelia St. Clair was born in 1863 – died in 1946). She was a popular British writer, known for two dozen novels, short stories and poetry. She was an active suffragist, and member of the Woman Writers’ Suffrage League. She was also a significant critic, in the area of modernist poetry and prose; the term stream of consciousness, in its literary sense, is attributed to her. In 1914 she volunteered for ambulance duty in Belgium, at the start of World War I. She was able to endure only a few weeks at the front; she wrote about the experience in both prose and poetry. She was a member of the Society for Psychical Research from 1914. Some supernatural fiction devices appear in her shorter fiction. From the late 1920s she was suffering from the early signs of Parkinson’s disease, and ceased writing. Works by May Sinclair: Nakiketas and other poems (1886) as Julian Sinclair, Essays in Verse (1892), Audrey Craven (1897), Mr and Mrs Nevill Tyson (1897) also The Tysons, Two Sides Of A Question (1901), The Divine Fire (1904), The Helpmate (1907), The Judgment of Eve (1907) stories, The Immortal Moment (1908), Outlines of Church History by Rudolf Sohm (1909), The Creators (1910), The Flaw in the Crystal (1912), The Three Brontes (1912), Feminism (1912) pamphlet for Women’s Suffrage League, The Combined Maze (1913), The Three Sisters (1914), The Return of the Prodigal (1914), A Journal of Impressions in Belgium (1915), The Belfry (1916), Tasker Jevons: The Real Story (1916), The Tree of Heaven (1917), A Defense of Idealism : Some Questions & Conclusions (1917), Mary Olivier: A Life (1919), The Romantic (1920), Mr. Waddington of Wyck (1921)and several more. Original May Sinclair Autographed Hand Written Letter. Date March 20, 1922. Approx. Size of letter 4 1/2 x 7 inches. The letter is mounted in a Card stock folio, includes a Cut out image of May Sinclair. Regular Price – $ 170.00 / Sale Price – $ 48.95.

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