Standard Name: Maitland, Sara
Birth Name: Sara Louise Maitland
Married Name: Sara Lee
Publishing from the later twentieth century, SM has produced poetry, short stories, novels, feminist theology, biography, hagiography, social and literary criticism, and gardening books. She has written for radio, television, and periodicals.
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|Friends, Associates||Michèle Roberts||
MR 's memoir, Paper Houses, features a huge roster of close friends warmly evoked, some of them long-term commitments and others belonging to some particular period of her life. They include many women who...
|Friends, Associates||Zoë Fairbairns|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Zoë Fairbairns|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Michèle Roberts||
It was Sara Maitland who suggested that the twins in this novel should be introduced while still in the womb.
Roberts, Michèle. Paper Houses. Virago, 2007.
|Literary responses||Germaine Greer||
A female gynaecologist mentioned in the book as uncaring and insensitive successfully sued Greer for damages.
The Penguin paperback which followed the year after publication came garlanded with praise from British feminist writers: Wendy Cope
Wallace, Christine. Germaine Greer: Untamed Shrew. Richard Cohen Books, 1999.
|Literary responses||Michèle Roberts|
|Literary responses||Marina Warner|
Nights at the Circus, which was long-listed for the Booker Prize, remains AC 's best known work.
The fact that it did not make the short-list (the Booker that year went to...
Gamble, Sarah. Angela Carter. A Literary Life. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Lee, Alison. Angela Carter. Twayne, 1997.
|Textual Features||Sally Purcell|
|Textual Features||Michelene Wandor|
|Textual Production||Michèle Roberts|
|Textual Production||Emma Tennant|
17 April 1695
Sor (Sister) Juana Inez de la Cruz , nun and writer, the greatest poet the American continent produced in the seventeenth century,
died in her convent in Mexico City.
“The Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Project”. Dartmouth College: Department of Spanish and Portuguese.