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Is the quintessential Afghan woman Nila, the dramatic Kabul socialite turned Parisian poetess?Resurrecting Afghanistan: Khaled Hosseini’s ‘And the Mountains Echoed’|Rafia Zakaria|May 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The commercial man went back to the smoking-room to mention casually that Mrs. March was a poetess.John March, Southerner|George W. Cable
The poetess has always been known as “The Swan of Lichfield,” though no one seems to know who gave her the name.Anna Seward|Stapleton Martin
Rose handed him a newspaper clipping containing a brief account of "how a Wisconsin poetess achieved fame and fortune."Rose of Dutcher's Coolly|Hamlin Garland