Helen Cruickshank

Helen Cruickshank

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Helen Burness Cruickshank was a minor Scottish poet and suffragette, better known for being a focal point of the Scottish Renaissance. At her home in Corstorphine, various Scottish writers of note would meet. Born Helen Burness Cruickshank was in Hillside, near Montrose, Angus, of local parents, she went to school in Montrose. Summer holidays were spent in Glenesk and the landscapes and people of Angus and its glens appear in her poetry. After leaving school, Cruickshank entered the Civil Service, working first in London for the Post Office from 1903 to 1912, and then, from 1912, in Edinburgh, where she spent most of her adult life. She joined the Women's Social and Political Union and actively campaigned for the Suffragette cause. She was also a committed Scottish nationalist, an active member of the Saltire Society, and a founder member of Scottish PEN, which she served in various ways
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136585030
  • 9786136585031