McConville, Brigid. “Born to write”. Mslexia, No. 32, pp. 9 - 12.
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Carrington began to alter herself in other ways also. During her first term at the Slade she began to go by her surname only.
Excitement about her new surroundings and acquaintances prompted her to...
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
PH went to various schools. She was removed from her first NewYork public school because her grandmother objected to her making friends with black children. Then came a small and select private school which she...
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Iris Murdoch|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Angela Carter||
In mid-career AC said she had worked mainly with women as her publishers' editors. Shared gender makes a difference in this relationship, she wrote, even if the reader has zero feminist consciousness.
Carter, Angela. “Notes from the Front Line”. On Gender and Writing, edited by Michelene Wandor, Pandora Press, 1983, pp. 69 -77.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Ann Quin||
In her short autobiographical article Leaving School—XI, AQ mentions having been writing stories since the age of seven to entertain myself.
Her urge to write was fostered by her discovery of Dostoyevsky 's...
Quin, Ann. “Leaving School—XI”. London Magazine, pp. 63 - 8.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anita Desai|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Maureen Duffy||
MD uses Dostoyevsky 's Brothers Karamazov for her epigraph. The wounds of the title, both hidden and visible, are of many kinds, physical and emotional. The characters, a large cast of them, are offered each...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Jolley||
The narrative voice (a Scottish one, apparently as a kind of joke) is complex and shifting, with irony fed by unstable reference to the central couple (now Muriel and Henry, now Mother and Father, and...
|Literary responses||Christina Stead|
|Literary responses||Christina Stead||
After its appearance in England this book was reviewed for the Times Literary Supplement by Anthony Samuel Curtis , together with a recent reprint of For Love Alone. Curtis judged that two novels shared...