The St John stood for St John the Baptist
, for whom she had a special devotion.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
Taking the allusion a step further, she said that she performed the role of announcing to the...
later said she saw The Perfect Way in Diet as a forerunner of the Book [Perfect Way: or, The Finding of Christ, The, by herself and Edward Maitland
], a sort of...
In Not I no human figure is visible, only a larger-than-life-size lipsticked mouth high against a black background, pouring out an exclamatory, semi-coherent stream of pain and despair. The idea for it came to SB
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
Her own opening poem, On the Holy Bible, in stately, assured couplets, firmly asserts that her religious theme is higher than earthly glory, hero's deeds or lover's ecstasies, and she therefore begs: Not Mortal...