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The ‘Dramatis Personae’ provides biographical and other information about all the people to whom Olive Schreiner wrote letters, and also concerning a large number of the people her letters mention as well. Where appropriate and possible, references to the South African and the Oxford dictionaries of national biography and also other relevant publications have been provided.
Just click on the letters of the alphabet below to see the information. In addition, clicking on the live links on people’s names in Olive Schreiner’s letters will also take you straight to this information.
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|Earle, Mrs||(Maria) Theresa Earle nee Villiers (1836 - 1925) was a British horticulturist and the sister of Eliz...|
|Earp, Charley||Charles Earp (1863 - 1935) was the husband of Emma Earp nee Findlay.|
|Earp, Emma||Emma Leonora Earp nee Findlay (1868 - 1954) was a daughter of Katie Schreiner (Schreiner’s old...|
|Earp, Errol||Errol Earp was a son of Emma and Charles Earp. Emma Earp nee Findlay was Schreiner’s niece, an...|
|Eastty, Annie||Annie Eastty was a member of the Men and Women’s Club, and it was in this context that Schrein...|
|Ehrlich, Rose||Rose Ehrlich was a daughter of Wolf Ehrlich and his wife Helene Baumann. Rose’s father was of ...|
|Ellis, Edith||Edith Mary Oldham Ellis nee Lees (1861-1916) was a British feminist and writer who married Havelock ...|
|Ellis, Havelock||(Henry) Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939) was a British writer and pioneering sexologist. Elliss father ...|
|Ellis, Louie||Louie Ellis was a sister of Havelock Ellis. Schreiner came to know Louie in the context of her frien...|