Rosie Boycott

Standard Name: Boycott, Rosie


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Intertextuality and Influence Zoë Fairbairns
People she thanks for helping (for instance, in interviews) with the research for this book include Rosie Boycott , Sara Maitland , Jeanette Winterson , and her own parents. Part of the novel grew from...


June 1972: Spare Rib, a feminist periodical issued monthly...

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June 1972

Spare Rib, a feminist periodical issued monthly by Spare Ribs from 27 Clerkenwell Close, London, was launched to put women's liberation on the news stands.
Doughan, David, and Denise Sanchez. Feminist Periodicals, 1855-1984. Harvester Press.

21 June 1973: Virago Press held its first board meeting...

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21 June 1973

Virago Press held its first board meeting (of directors Carmen Callil , Rosie Boycott , and Marsha Rowe ). The press was established in London with financial support from Quartet Books .

By Autumn 1975: Carmen Callil's new Virago Press issued its...

Women writers item

By Autumn 1975

Carmen Callil 's new Virago Press issued its first title, Mary Chamberlain 's Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village, an indictment of rural poverty as it bears on women.

February 1998: Rosie Boycott, who had helped found Spare...

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February 1998

Rosie Boycott , who had helped found Spare Rib, and edited Esquire, then The Independent on Sunday, became the first woman editor of a national British daily paper, The Independent.


Boycott, Rosie, and Marsha Rowe. “How we made: Spare Rib magazine”.