How Dorothy Leigh Sayers Overcame the Obsticles in her Life Essay

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“She always says, my lord that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.”(Sayers) Dorothy Leigh Sayers was an ambition woman whom, had went through ultimate struggle in life. Some of her books are “Whose Body”, “Gaudy Night” and a view plays such as “The Zeal of Thy House”, “The Emperor Constantine.” Neither, the less she overcame those obstacles. She started writing mystery novels, and religion novels and plays.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers was born in Oxford, England on June 13, 1893. During her childhood she was living in a hunting dons hire. She went Gold Dolphin School and won a scholarship to Somerville College and graduated from Oxford University. While living with her parents, being the
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Mrs. Sayers’s first book of poetry was published in 1916 by Blackwell Publishing in Oxford. She joined Blackwell’s, the oxford publishers and then became a copywriter at Bensons,(London advertising firm), She hit the big time really quickly, being responsible for a successful national campaign for Colman’s mustard; she held the public’s interest in the product by telling stories. Sayers’ employment at Benson’s as the copywriter lasted ten year’s. Then, she pursues to become a teacher and starts teaching in several locations including France. Her first novel was written between 1920-1921. The plot for “Whose Body?” Was seen in a letter she had written around that time. Some of her novels were based on mystery from her life. She wrote a novel based on the First World War veterans in The Unemployment at the Bellona Club; explain the nationality of advertising in Murder Must Advertise. As she is occupying in advertising; also being an advocate for women education. The second novel “Gaudy Night” was related to the Nazi’s and how we should attack them. That novel had restricted women from being able to come out of the house and roles of family activities. The book been known as “the first feminist mystery novel.”
Dante inspired her to write. She even considered her translation of Dante’s Divine Comedy to be her best work. “Hell” appeared in 1949, as recently introduced series of Penguin Classics. Purgatory followed right behind the series.

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