Maureen Duffy

Standard Name: Duffy, Maureen
Birth Name: Maureen Patricia Duffy
Pseudonym: D. M. Cayer
MD is known primarily a novelist, in which capacity much of her work blends elements from history, biography, autobiography, or science fiction. She has also produced plays, poems, and scholarly works. By the early twenty-first century her output was said to total twenty-eight prose works (fiction and non-fiction), poetry collections, and plays.
Platt, Edward. “25 Years fighting for writers’ rights”. ALCS News, No. 21, pp. 4 - 5.
MD writes often of primal bonds, of love and sexual desire, of the disadvantaged and marginalised, of gender identity and gender politics.
Black and white, half-length photograph of Maureen Duffy, her head slightly on one side and smiling. She wears a dark pullover with a striped shirt; her grey hair is in a page-boy cut with a fringe.
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Textual Production Judith Kazantzis
JK 's God, An Untitled Story appeared in God: an Anthology of Fiction, edited by Stephen Hayward and Sarah Lefanu in 1992. Other contributors included Michèle Roberts , Maureen Duffy , and Bapsi Sidhwa .
Textual Production Doris Lessing
In a sequel, Ben, in the World, 2000, DL shifts her portrayal of the young-adult Ben into a kind of noble savage who embodies, far more clearly than in The Fifth Child, a...
Textual Production Michelene Wandor
Methuen 's drama catalogue for 1981-2 had listed seventy-five playwrights, only two of them women (as was pointed out by Mary Remnant , who succeeded to MW as editor after the next three volumes in...


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