suggests in the Afterword to A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters—Absent Fathers, 2010, that scholarly interest in Vita Sackville-West
created a biassed climate for the reception of VT
. Whatever vessel set...
Sylvia Townsend Warner
By Way of Sainte-Beuve, however, was very successful. George D. Painter
, biographer of Proust and Chateaubriand
, wrote to STW
praising her true re-creation of Proust as a new achievement in English prose...