Vaux, Anna. “Biscuits. Oh good!”. London Review of Books, pp. 32 - 4.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Mary Wesley|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Wesley||
In wartime London in 1944 she met journalist, linguist, and playwright Eric Siepmann .
While they dined in the same restaurant, but not together, he sent her a series of increasingly drunken notes...
Wright, Daphne. “Mary Wesley”. Guardian Weekly.
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus, 2006.
|Friends, Associates||Anne Ridler|
|Friends, Associates||Theodora Benson|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Wesley||
Even when they lived in a remote spot, the Siepmanns' circle of close literary friends included Nancy Mitford , Graham Greene , Antonia White , and Emily Coleman .
When MW became successful as a...
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|Friends, Associates||Graham Greene|
|Literary responses||Flora Macdonald Mayor|
|Literary responses||Barbara Pym|
|Literary responses||Barbara Pym||
Pym is not one of those women writers whose stock has risen through feminist re-evaluation. Five years after the influential Times Literary Supplement article was published, Penelope Lively wrote, I am always surprised that the...
|Literary responses||Leonora Carrington||
In her 2017 assessment Marina Warner likens the text, as a testament to the horrors of psychosis and convulsive drug therapy that is split between visionary illumination and profound psychological distress, to such writing as...
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Jane Howard|
In the year of her society debut Caroline got a job as a journalist on Picture Post. This lively, popular magazine, a pioneer of photojournalism, was then at the peak of its circulation, but...
|Performance of text||Michelene Wandor|