Rohan MaitzenDepartment of English
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Tag Archives: West, Rebecca
“Boldness is Rebecca West’s strength,” Jane Marcus says in her edited collection The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-1917; “She polished the weapons of invective and denunciation into the tools of a fine art.” That combination of boldness and artfulness … Continue reading
Every time we left our pianos the age gave us such assurances that there was to be a new and final establishment of pleasure upon earth. True that when we were at our pianos we knew that this was not … Continue reading
Pejorative generalizations about the ‘traditional novel,’ like debates over the ‘death of the novel,’ often seem to me unduly preoccupied with form, as if broadening the range of human possibilities expressed through fiction isn’t also a literary innovation or revision. The … Continue reading