Elizabeth Lee (writer)

Elizabeth Lee (1857 – 8 July 1920) was an English teacher, literary critic, biographer and translator. She was secretary of the English Association for five years in the early twentieth century and was awarded the honour of Officier d'Académie by the French government for her work in education. She was the sister of Sir Sidney Lee and, under his editorship, wrote several biographies of women for the Dictionary of National Biography. Her other writings covered the subjects of education, French literature and biographies.

Elizabeth Lee
Born1857
Died8 July 1920(1920-07-08) (aged 62)
Kensington, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
NationalityBritish
Alma materQueen's College, London
OccupationTeacher
Known forDictionary of National Biography, works on education, French literature and biographies.
RelativesSir Sidney Lee (brother)
AwardsOfficier d'Académie

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