Standard Name: Figes, Eva
Birth Name: Eva Unger
Married Name: Eva Figes
EF , a seriously experimental novelist, also published short stories, children's books, literary criticism, social commentary, and translations, especially of French and German fiction.
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AQ published a handful of short stories and articles in various journals, including Nova, the London Magazine, transatlantic review, and Antigonish Review.
In the mid-sixties she told her publisher,...
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Sewell, Brocard, and Colin Wilson. Like Black Swans: Some People and Themes. Tabb House, 1982.
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This is an argument which defends Milton's behaviour, and later Milton critics have offered different defences of him in the light of different ideas about what constitutes good behaviour in matters of gender. Meanwhile a...
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Influenced by Joe Orton 's Entertaining Mr. Sloane and Eva Figes ' Patriarchal Attitudes, the play has been read as critiquing the destructive effects of private property.
Its protagonist, Marion, is a...
Kritzer, Amelia Howe. The Plays of Caryl Churchill: Theatre of Empowerment. Macmillan, 1991.
Churchill, Caryl. Plays: One. Methuen, 1985.
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A recent critic, pointing to the theological correctness of the way the fictional Askew accepts her burden of martyrdom, classes this work with other sectarian, Protestant Reformation novels.
It is nevertheless also true...
Burstein, Miriam Elizabeth. “Reviving the Reformation: Victorian women writers and the Protestant historical novel”. Women’s Writing, No. 1, pp. 73 -83.
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Spare Rib, a feminist periodical issued monthly by Spare Ribs from 27 Clerkenwell Close, London, was launched to put women's liberation on the news stands.
Doughan, David, and Denise Sanchez. Feminist Periodicals, 1855-1984. Harvester Press, 1987.
By early November 1973
Experimental novelist B. S. Johnson prefaced his short-story volume Aren't You Rather Young To Be Writing Your Memoirs? with a polemical critique listing only sixteen serious contemporary British writers.
4 December 2008