Modern British Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide

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Modern British Women Writers

An A-to-Z Guide

Edited by Vicki K. Janik and Del Ivan Janik

Emmanuel S. Nelson, Advisory Editor

Greenwood Press

Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Fleur Adcock 1934- 1
  • Beryl Bainbridge 1933- 9
  • Pat Barker 1943- 16
  • Sybille Bedford 1911- 21
  • Bibliography 26
  • Elizabeth Bowen 1899-1973 27
  • Vera Brittain 1893-1970 35
  • Anita Brookner 1928- 41
  • Bibliography 45
  • Brigid Brophy 1929-1995 47
  • A.S. Byatt 1936- 56
  • Bibliography 61
  • Angela Carter 1940-1992 63
  • Agatha Christie 1890-1976 72
  • Caryl Churchill 1938- 81
  • Ivy Compton-Burnett 1884-1969 88
  • Anne Devlin 1951- 93
  • Bibliography 98
  • Margaret Drabble 1939- 99
  • Bibliography 104
  • Maureen Duffy 1933- 106
  • Buchi Emecheta 1944- 113
  • Bibliography 121
  • Penelope Fitzgerald 1916-2000 123
  • Bibliography 128
  • Pam Gems 1925- 129
  • Susan Elizabeth Hill 1942- 136
  • Winifred Holtby 1898-1935 142
  • Attia Hosain 1913-1998 148
  • Elizabeth Jane Howard 1923- 153
  • P.D. James 1920- 159
  • Bibliography 165
  • Storm Jameson 1891-1986 166
  • Bibliography 172
  • Ann Jellicoe 1927- 174
  • Pamela Hansford Johnson 1912-1981 180
  • Charlotte Keatley 1960- 187
  • Rosamond Lehmann 1901-1990 191
  • Doris Lessing 1919- 196
  • Bibliography 204
  • Penelope Lively 1933- 207
  • Katherine Mansfield 1888-1923 215
  • Kamala Markandaya 1924- 221
  • Pauline Melville 1948- 230
  • Charlotte Mew 1869-1928 236
  • Penelope Mortimer 1918-1999 247
  • Iris Murdoch 1919-1999 253
  • Grace Nichols 1950- 257
  • Barbara Pym 1913-1980 262
  • Jean Rhys 1890-1979 267
  • Dorothy Richardson 1873-1957 273
  • Vita Sackville-West 1892-1962 280
  • Bibliography 283
  • Dorothy L. Sayers 1893-1957 285
  • May Sinclair 1863-1946 296
  • Edith Sitwell 1887-1964 302
  • Bibliography 308
  • Stevie Smith 1902-1971 309
  • Bibliography 314
  • Muriel Spark 1918- 315
  • Lisa St. Aubin De Terán 1953- 321
  • Elizabeth Coles Taylor 1912-1975 327
  • Angela Thirkell 1890-1961 335
  • Bibliography 340
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner 1893-1978 341
  • Fay Weldon 1931- 349
  • Timberlake Wertenbaker 1944(?)- 358
  • Bibliography 364
  • Mary Wesley 1912- 367
  • Rebecca West 1892-1983 372
  • Bibliography 377
  • Jeanette Winterson 1959- 379
  • Virginia Woolf 1882-1941 385
  • E. H. Young 1880-1949 396
  • Selected Bibliography 403
  • Index 411
  • About the Editors and Contributors 423
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