Ella D'Arcy

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  • James Fleming (University of Florida )

Though Ella D’Arcy was considered by a number of her contemporaries to be among the innovators of “New” fiction in the early to mid 1890s for her decidedly modernistic short stories and her crucial role in the development of The Yellow Book quarterly, she has since all but disappeared from the literary map. Yet despite the lack of popular or critical attention that has been given to her over the past century, D’Arcy remains a crucial figure in both the development of experimental fiction in the late 19th century and the transition from Victorianism to Modernism in English fiction at large.

Ella D’Arcy was born in London in either 1856 or 1857 (no record of her birth has been located). She was probably …

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Fleming, James. "Ella D'Arcy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 March 2006
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=1106, accessed 26 September 2016.]

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