Among other evaluations, Olga Kenyon
's capacity to represent the interiority and social frustrations of gifted undervalued women:
Skinner, John. The Fictions of Anita Brookner: Illusions of Romance. Macmillan.
women with twentieth-century awareness of their problems, which however are problems unchanged since...
A couple of years after publication, interviewer Olga Kenyon
thought this book very exciting, its violence unusual for a woman writer, and its unusual imagery full of significance for women in particular.
Kenyon, Olga. Women Writers Talk. Interviews with 10 women writers. Lennard Publishing.
Material Conditions of Writing
Critic Olga Kenyon
points out that the economic independence resulting from very hard work has enabled women writers like FW
, Beryl Bainbridge
, and Margaret Atwood
to take certain freedoms in their approaches to...
An interview with EF
appears in Olga Kenyon
's Women Writers Talk, 1989, and she is one of those whose work is included in Bryan Cheyette
's anthology Contemporary Jewish Writing in Britain and...
has summarised the topics of The Fat Woman's Joke as food, fatness, sex and housework, which, she says, made it revolutionary in its day, though by the early twenty-first century these topics had become...
told interviewer Olga Kenyon
that she began writing [m]any times: when I was five, when I was eight, and when I was sixteen I began seriously. A vital influence was her wonderful grandmother...
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Kenyon, Olga. Women Novelists Today: A Survey of English Writing in the Seventies and Eighties. St Martin’s Press, 1988.
Kenyon, Olga. Women Writers Talk. Interviews with 10 women writers. Lennard Publishing, 1989.