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Sinclair, A Journal of Impressions in Belgium

Sinclair is more than open about what this journal of impressions is, and what it is not. It is not a work which depicts ‘the Solid Facts and the Great Events’, but instead it is the journal of Sinclair’s psychological experiences in Belgium. 1,094 more words

First World War


I am all about modernist fiction, particularly when it is written by and about women.  I find it fascinating, and adore the stream-of-consciousness style which was pioneered at the time.   84 more words

Virago Collectors' Cards - authors known and unknown

I came across a small selection of Virago collectors’ cards (1-6) in an Oxfam bookshop. The cards all had short author profiles and said they were part of a series of 40 issued in May 1982. 176 more words

Deal Me In 2015: Week 13: "Red Tape"

This week, the first of two stories comes from World War One Short Stories and is “Red Tape” by May Sinclair. Deal Me In is sponsored by Jay at… 323 more words

Deal Me In 2015

First fictional psychoanalysis?

Rose Allatini’s novel When I was a Queen in Babylon (1921) is uneven, but contains many pleasures and surprises. I’ll write a fuller account of it later, but now want to ask: Is this the first English novel to contain a description of Freudian psychoanalytical sessions? 282 more words