Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Carswell, Catherine
Birth Name: Catherine Roxburgh Macfarlane
Married Name: Catherine Roxburgh Jackson
Married Name: Catherine Roxburgh Carswell
is best known for her 1920 novel, Open the Door!, and her insightful critical biography of her close friend D. H. Lawrence
. Her literary corpus consists of two novels, three biographies, and an unfinished autobiography, in addition to journalism and reviewing, co-editorship of several anthologies, and assistance with a historical study of the Abbey Theatre
, Dublin. She also helped Susan Tweedsmuir
prepare two books from the papers of her friend (and Tweedsmuir's husband) John Buchan
T. E. Lawrence
, on the other hand, reviewing one of CM
's volumes of poetry, pronounced: All the women who ever wrote original stuff could have been strangled at birth and the history of...
Insofar as her memory has been bound up with that of Burns, MR
has been pre-destined to a satellite role. The relationship, indeed, drew fire from a contemporary, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe
, who wrote vituperatively...
In July 1946 there appeared ST
's first edited volume of her late husband's work: The Clearing House, a Survey of One Man's Mind: A Selection from the Writings of John Buchan, with a...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
Feinstein follows Lawrence from his early aspiration to be a spokesman for women to his later mounting rage against women's desires to use their minds and express their individuality.