In probably February 1924 LR
began a brief but passionate affair with writer Allen Tate
, whom she called Alastor after Shelley
's poem of that title. After her first marriage ended in divorce, LR
She acquired new literary friends after her religious conversion, such as Allen Tate
and June Braybrooke
(the latter of whom wrote as Isobel English
, and titled two of her novels at Spark's...
thought The Artificial Nigger was my favorite and probably the best thing I'll ever write.
Gooch, Brad. Flannery. Little, Brown and Co.
remarked that Good Country People was without exception the most terrible and powerful story of Maimed...
praised the volume in the New Republic, prophesying a brilliant future for Riding. When John Gould Fletcher
in The Criterion called her poems derivative, Graves
wrote to criticise both Fletcher for being...