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by Carmen Callil
Author: Carmen Callil
Publisher: The British Library, Centre for the Book (1996)
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women's popular fiction this century : a talk. Published 1996 by The British Library, Centre for the Book in London.
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by Carmen Callil (Author). This I followed with a second and third read through to discover books for future enjoyment. I thoroughly recommend this book for those who want to be reminded of the novels that moved us in our formative years, but also for dipping into to choose a good read.
THE MODERN LIBRARY by Carmen Callil and Colm Tóibín
THE MODERN LIBRARY by Carmen Callil and Colm Tóibín. Books such as this often come with a daunting or gloomy introduction in which the condition of the novel is put under a microscope. Women have moved to the centre of the novel, so that if you look at the list which we have made today and compare it with an equivalent list from the first half of the century, the new power of women as writers is obvious, though the tradition in which they write is not new at all.
Dame Carmen Thérèse Callil, DBE (born 15 July 1938) is an Australian publisher, writer and critic who has spent most of her career in the United Kingdom. She founded Virago Press in 1973. She is a recipient of the Benson Medal from the Royal Society. She is a recipient of the Benson Medal from the Royal Society of Literature in 2017. Callil was born in Melbourne, Australia, but has lived in London since 1960. Her widowed mother, Lorraine Clare Allen, raised four children, of whom Callil was the third
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