Quotes by Amy Levy

About Amy Levy:

Amy Levy was a British essayist, poet, and novelist best remembered for her literary gifts; her experience as the first Jewish woman at Cambridge University and as a pioneering woman student at Newnham College, Cambridge; her feminist positions; her friendships with others living what came later to be called a "new woman" life, some of whom were lesbians; and her relationships with both women and men in literary and politically activist circles in London during the 1880s.

Author Bio

  • NameAmy Levy
  • DescriptionBritish writer
  • BornNovember 10, 1861
  • DiedSeptember 10, 1889
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionPoet; Author