Nin, Anaïs. The Novel of the Future. Macmillan, 1968.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Edith Templeton|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Carson||
Organized into thirty-four short chapters on ancient Greek love lyrics, this work is a scholarly analysis of eros as an elemental metaphysical structure of human life. In characteristically eccentric fashion, AC begins her study of...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Carson|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Hélène Cixous|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jackie Kay||
One story, Shell, draws from Kafka 's Metamorphosis, as an overweight single mother grows a shell and becomes a tortoise. Almost all of the stories focus on women, and the most optimistic concern...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Ali Smith||
Autumn centres around the intergenerational friendship of 32-year-old art-history lecturer Elisabeth Demand and her childhood neighbour, the clever and lively Daniel Gluck, now 101 years old and quietly existing in a care home. Through silent...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Caroline Blackwood|
|Literary responses||Ivy Compton-Burnett|
|Literary responses||Anna Kavan|
|Literary responses||Jean Rhys||
Critically, Rhys has been lauded as a modernist writer, a feminist writer, and, more recently, a postcolonial, Caribbean, or Creole writer. Biographer Carole Angier suggests that her preoccupation with exile was common in her time...
|Literary responses||Anna Kavan||
|Literary responses||Medbh McGuckian|
|Literary responses||Marjorie Bowen||
Critic Edward Wagenknecht , believing that the author's creative powers were at their peak at the very end of her life,
compares the book's imaginative appeal to that of the German romanticists. He argues...
Wagenknecht, Edward. Seven Masters of Supernatural Fiction. Greenwood Press, 1991.
|Literary responses||Marjorie Bowen|
|Material Conditions of Writing||Willa Muir||
WM had conceived and begun work on this novel by 1926, planning to set it in Montrose, her childhood town.
She did not start working on it in earnest, however, until 1930...
Muir, Willa. Belonging. Hogarth Press, 1968.
Smith, Ali. “And Woman Created Woman: Carswell, Shepherd and Muir, and the Self-Made Woman”. Gendering the Nation: Studies in Modern Scottish Literature, edited by Christopher Whyte, Edinburgh University Press, 1995, pp. 25 -47.