Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1868-1944) US author in whose moral tale, The Bacillus of Beauty: A Romance of Today (1900), a lady is infected with a beauty-enhancing bacillus (see Biology). Her character – as dramatized through the diary she keeps – subsequently deteriorates, and she dies. [JC/PN]
Harriet Stark Wride
born Payson, Utah: 23 September 1868
died Payson, Utah: 23 August 1944
- The Bacillus of Beauty: A Romance of Today (New York: Frederick Stokes, 1900) [hb/]
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