naomi mitchison

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naomi mitchison

British writer, feminist, and peace activist who was the prolific author of some 70 books-the best known of which was The Corn King and the Spring Queen (1931)-as well as numerous articles, essays, works of poetry and drama, and children's stories; she was created C.B.E. in 1985 (b. Nov. 1, 1897, Edinburgh, Scot.-d. Jan. 11, 1999, Mull of Kintyre, Scot.).

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