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She has also written poetry and plays, among them Dilemma qf aChost, first performed at the University of Ghana (1964), and Anowa (1970). In 1970 she published a collection of short stories, No Sweetness Here, in 1977, Our Sister lGlijoy: Rifiections from a Black-eyed Squint and in 1991, Changes. She sees her role as revolutionary, fighting for women's rights and self-expression: 'Clarity therefore becomes the only reliable companion and weapon for a fighting woman. ' From 1970 to the early 1980s Arna Ata Aidoo was a lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
Russian poet. Born in Moscow of mixed Tartar-Italian descent, she graduated from the Gorky Literary Institute. In 1958 she married Yevtushenko, her second husband was the short story writer Nagibin and her third was Boris Messerer. Her first poems, published in the late 1950s, established her characteristic style, combining a lyrical, emotional tone with highly individual treatment of city life and imagery, using traditional Russian forms. AkhIllatova, Anna (1889-1967). Russian poet. She was born near Odessa, spent her childhood in Tsarskoe Selo, and studied in Kiev before moving to St Petersburg [now Leningrad].
Born at Lyme Regis, Dorset, Mary caught the passion for paleontology from her father, a cabinet-maker who sold fossils to summer visitors. She continued the trade after his death in 1810. In that year her brother Joseph uncovered the head of a marine reptile on the foreshore between Lyme and Charmouth and a year later 12-year-old Mary painstakingly unearthed the complete remains of a IO-metrelong Ichthyosaurus. The discovery created immense excitement and led to a lifelong career of fossil hunting.