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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


Uncanny Stories by May Sinclair (Friday Reads)

Uncanny Stories by May Sinclair (1923, Wordsworth, 2006)

Last year I was very ill. I was able to keep working but I didn’t get out much. 910 more words


…I’ve just been horrifically negligent with my blog especially during a period when I’d have had so much relevant stuff to write about. I’ve been through a Beckett ( 473 more words


Jane Austen the Feminist

Devoney Looser wrote a delightful essay, Jane Austen, Feminist Icon, for the Los Angeles Review of Books. In it, she laments the end of the torrid celebration Pride and Prejudice’s 200th anniversary and eyes with skepticism the forthcoming year dedicated to Mansfield Park. 328 more words

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