During her time in the USA, SB
embarked on a love-affair with Chicago writer Nelson Algren
. They continued to correspond after her return to France, and in 1998 selections from this correspondence were published...
The Times Literary Supplement reviewer (the same who had hailed Stead the short-story writer as an impressive new talent) ranked her novel far lower. Even though he found here curiosity, wit, delight in words, and...
This was, says Hazel Rowley
, one of those highly original novels that do not take off at first.
Rowley, Hazel. Christina Stead: A Biography. Secker and Warburg.
Whatever the artistic consequences of its national transposition of setting, some US critics found the...
It is a gentle story, called by Hazel Rowley
in the Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyChekhovian
. Its protagonist, Edward Massine, a Second World War veteran, owns two apartment houses in New York and...
published The Beauties and the Furies, a novel revolving around student life in Paris.
The book bears on its preliminary pages the date of March 1936; Hazel Rowley
dates the US edition...
In 1972 CS
spent three painful months over a commission to review Quentin Bell
's life of Virginia Woolf
. She found many aspects and supposed aspects of Woolf repugnant: her alleged lack of appreciation...
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Rowley, Hazel. Christina Stead: A Biography. Secker and Warburg, 1995.