's first marriage was a period of intense socializing. She knew virtually everyone in bohemian as well as in fashionable London circles. The painter Francis Bacon
, a close friend of her husband's, became...
Intertextuality and Influence
In her short autobiographical article Leaving School—XI, AQ
mentions having been writing stories since the age of seven to entertain myself.
Quin, Ann. “Leaving School—XI”. London Magazine, Vol.
new series 6
, pp. 63-8.
Her urge to write was fostered by her discovery of Dostoyevsky
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
This book begins with two longer poems inspired by Lochhead's visit to the Western Isles of Scotland: Outer, on rural life and legend, and Inner, on the impressions of an outsider visiting...
Painter Francis Bacon
made his first impression on the London art scene with Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion.