Dorothy Edwards (1907 words)

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Dorothy Edwards is remembered as the author of a volume of short stories, Rhapsody (1927) and a novel, Winter Sonata, published the following year. Although both of these books were received with enthusiasm during her lifetime, they have since met with a neglect that is as perplexing as it is unmerited, for they are undoubtedly the products of a peculiar and original genius.

Dorothy Edwards was born on the 18th of August 1903 in the South Welsh mining community of Ogmore Vale, where her father was headmaster and her mother a class teacher at the local primary school. In a short sketch and remembrance of her parents written in 1933, Edwards, perhaps trying to account for her own complex personality, …

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Lovatt, Steven. "Dorothy Edwards". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 January 2011
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Articles on Edwards' works

  1. Rhapsody
  2. Winter Sonata

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