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Goudge, Elizabeth (1900-1984)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1984

Elizabeth Goudge (1900-1984) was born April 24, 1900 in Wells, England. She attended Reading University Art School for two years to study handicrafts arts. She was an author, and after her first book, The Fairy Babies and Other Stories, failed to sell she abandoned writing and became a teacher of design and applied arts. She became a full time writer again when her story, Island Magic, was published by Duckworth in 1938. Following this books success she releaces many successful novels and short stories. Elizabeth recieved the MGM Literary Award and the Literary Guild Award for her book, Green Dolphin Country, in 1944, and in 1947 received the Carnegie Medal for the Little White Horse.
"Biography of Elizabeth Goudge." Mount Saint MAry College, accessed September 2, 2015. http://www.msmc.edu/library/find_information/archives_and_special_collections/elizabeth_goudge_special_collection/biography_of_elizabeth_goudge.be.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David Lewis Beebe correspondence

 Collection — Box: MS-005 001
Identifier: MS-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence regarding theology between David Lewis Beebe, Scottish theologian T. Ralph Morton, and English author Elizabeth Goudge from 1972 to 1978.