inspired a number of fictional creations by her associates. D. H. Lawrence
drew a hostile portrait of her as Hermione Roddice in Women in Love (1920). She reappears as Priscilla Wimbush in Aldous Huxley
(who has published a life of Graves and a novel based on an incident in his life and Riding's) does not believe this story of indebtedness,
Seymour, Miranda. “The Hand from the Grave”. Lives for Sale: Biographers’ Tales, edited by Mark Bostridge, Continuum, pp. 191-5.
and nor does Riding's biographer Friedmann...
Critic Jerome McGann
asserts that LR
, while making no claim to transcendent poetic power, makes poetry out of her own power to rise above her subject. In this he associates her with Felicia Hemans
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Recent books by Julia Markus
and by Miranda Seymour
have undertaken to set the reckoning straight between Lady Byron and her husband, with judgements on HBS
along the way.
When theoretical critic Barbara Johnson
composed an essay on MS
in 1980 she was choosing, for a symposium on Jacques Derrida
, a relatively unknown topic—yet for the rest of her career she found she...