Clemence Housman

Clemence Housman

Clemence Housman (23 November 1861– 6 December 1955) was an author, illustrator and activist in the womens’ suffrage movement. She was the sister of A. E. Housman and Laurence Housman. She was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.[1] Her novels included The Were-Wolf, Unknown Sea and The Life Of Sir Aglovale De Galis.[2] She was also a leading figure in the Suffragette movement.[3]

HP Lovecraft said of the Were-Wolf that it: “attains a high degree of gruesome tension and achieves to some extent the atmosphere of authentic folklore”.[4]

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References

  1. ^ Elizabeth Crawford, ‘Housman, Clemence Annie (1861–1955)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 7 Feb 2011
  2. ^ Open Library page for Clemence Housman
  3. ^ Sandra Stanley Holton (1996), Suffrage days, London: Routledge, ISBN 0415109418, 0415109418, http://openlibrary.org/books/OL805990M/Suffrage_days 
  4. ^ Supernatural Horror in Literature; The Weird Tradition in the British Isles, HP Lovecraft

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