Antonia Byatt

Standard Name: Byatt, Antonia


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Family and Intimate relationships A. S. Byatt
Her daughter Antonia Byatt , born in Durham on 13 April 1960, was the first Director of the Women's Library
“Inspirational Women”. ASHA.
before moving on in September 2007 to become literature director of Arts Council England .
Literary responses Elaine Feinstein
Antonia Byatt , reviewing this collection for The Guardian, found it extraordinarily moving in its precision and focus, its evocation of a fine balance between presence and absence.
Byatt, Antonia. “Memorial to a marriage”. The Guardian, p. Review 18.
Review 18
Reception Susanna Blamire
In 1886 the Dictionary of National Biography said SBdeserves more recognition than she has yet received.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
An article in the Journal of the Lakeland Dialect Society in 1947 argued that her best work was...


The British Heritage Lottery Fund made a grant of 4.2 million pounds towards a much-needed new building for the Women's Library , formerly the Fawcett Library .