Violet Fane Biography

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Lady Currie, who wrote under the pen name of Violet Fane, was a much admired, well-known poet of the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Like many of the minor poets of Victorian England, Lady Currie was born to privilege and social rank. That she drew on her social connections does not detract from the fact that she was serious about the craft which she pursued throughout her life and continued to grow in her ability to write. At the beginning of her career, writing under the pen name of Violet Fane, she attempted to convey her sentiments about love and nature in Romantic poetry. But her best writing appears in the essays that she wrote under her own name, beginning in 1892. In one of these late essays, "Are Remarkable People Remarkable Looking"" (1904), Lady Currie reveals that she took her pen name Violet Fane from Benjamin Disraeli's novel...

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