Val Warner

Standard Name: Warner, Val


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Family and Intimate relationships Charlotte Mew
Mew's biographer Penelope Fitzgerald believes that CM developed an unrequited attraction to D'Arcy, but Val Warner has more recently expressed doubt about some of Fitzgerald's evidence.
Fitzgerald, Penelope. Charlotte Mew and Her Friends. Collins, 1984, p. 240 pp.
Warner, Val. “New Light on Charlotte Mew”. PN Review, No. 1, pp. 43 - 7.
Publishing Charlotte Mew
Virago Press posthumously published CM 's Collected Poems and Prose, edited by Val Warner .
Stanford, Donald E., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 19. Gale Research, 1983.
Textual Features Caroline Blackwood
Critic Val Warner called CB a unique voice in twentieth-century British fiction.
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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A press handout on Nancy Schoenberger 's biography likens Blackwood's work to that of Edna O'Brien , Muriel Spark , Iris Murdoch
Textual Features Charlotte Mew
This poem is CM 's most sexually explicit, as Val Warner has noted.
Warner, Val. “New Light on Charlotte Mew”. PN Review, No. 1, pp. 43 - 7.
A sixteen-year-old boy recalls a night spent with a bareback rider in the circus. Like many of CM 's poems, Fête...
Textual Production Charlotte Mew
CM 's earliest known poem, Christmas 1880 (presumably written when she was eleven years old), is missing; Val Warner could not locate the manuscript for her 1981 edition of Mew's work.
Mew, Charlotte. “Introduction”. Collected Poems and Prose, edited by Val Warner, Carcanet and Virago, 1981, p. ix - xxii.
Textual Production Charlotte Mew
Only a handful of CM 's stories were published during her lifetime; several remained unpublished until Val Warner 's collection appeared in 1981.
Merrin, Jeredith. “The Ballad of Charlotte Mew”. Modern Philology, No. 2, pp. 200 - 17.


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