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Square Haunting: Five Writers in London Between the Wars, Wade Francesca

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Автор: Wade Francesca
Название:  Square Haunting: Five Writers in London Between the Wars
ISBN: 9780451497796
Издательство: Random House (USA)
ISBN-10: 0451497791
Обложка/Формат: Hardcover
Страницы: 432
Вес: 0.747 кг.
Дата издания: 07.04.2020
Язык: English
Размер: 236 x 155 x 36
Поставляется из: США

Square haunting

Автор: Wade, Francesca
Название: Square haunting
ISBN: 0571330665 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571330669
Издательство: Faber
Цена: 1209 р.
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Описание: Five exceptional women; one London square. A spellbinding group biography by a luminous new talent.

Square Haunting

Автор: Wade, Francesca
Название: Square Haunting
ISBN: 0451497805 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451497802
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1538 р.
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Описание: A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE - LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE - "A beautiful and deeply moving book."--Sally Rooney, author of Normal People

An engrossing group portrait of five women writers, including Virginia Woolf, who moved to London's Mecklenburgh Square in search of new freedom in their lives and work.


"I like this London life . . . the street-sauntering and square-haunting."--Virginia Woolf, diary, 1925

In the early twentieth century, Mecklenburgh Square--a hidden architectural gem in the heart of London--was a radical address. On the outskirts of Bloomsbury known for the eponymous group who "lived in squares, painted in circles, and loved in triangles," the square was home to students, struggling artists, and revolutionaries.

In the pivotal era between the two world wars, the lives of five remarkable women intertwined at this one address: modernist poet H. D., detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers, classicist Jane Harrison, economic historian Eileen Power, and author and publisher Virginia Woolf. In an era when women's freedoms were fast expanding, they each sought a space where they could live, love, and--above all--work independently.

With sparkling insight and a novelistic style, Francesca Wade sheds new light on a group of artists and thinkers whose pioneering work would enrich the possibilities of women's lives for generations to come.

Praise for Square Haunting

"A fascinating voyage through the lives of five remarkable women . . . moving and immersive."--Edmund Gordon, author of The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography

"Elegant, erudite, and absorbing, Square Haunting is a startlingly original debut, and Francesca Wade is an author to watch."--Frances Wilson, author of Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey

"Outstanding . . . I'll be recommending this all year."--Sarah Bakewell, author of At the Existentialist Caf

"I much enjoyed Francesca Wade's book. It almost made me wish I belonged to the pioneering generation of women spoiling eggs on the gas ring and breaking taboos."--Sue Prideaux, author of I Am Dynamite A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

Square haunting

Автор: Wade, Francesca
Название: Square haunting
ISBN: 0571330657 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571330652
Издательство: Faber
Цена: 2200 р.
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Описание: `I like this London life . In an era when women`s freedoms were fast expanding, they each sought a space where they could live, love and - above all - work independently. H.

Автор: Zeljka Marosevic, Wade Francesca
Название: The White Review 26
ISBN: 0995743789 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780995743786
Издательство: Неизвестно
Цена: 1849 р.
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The White Review No.21

Автор: Marosevic Zeljka, Wade Francesca
Название: The White Review No.21
ISBN: 0995743738 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780995743731
Издательство: Неизвестно
Цена: 2552 р.
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Описание: The White Review 21 is the first issue after a redesign, and with a new editorial team led by editors Zeljka Marosevic and Francesca Wade. The issue features our poetry editor Kayo Chingonyi's interview with acclaimed poet Claudia Rankine, exploring race in America, literary form, and the relationship between poetry and national emergency. We are also pleased to present an interview with pioneering performance artist Joan Jonas, in advance of her major retrospective at the Tate Modern in 2018.

The issue features an essay by Hatty Nestor on Chelsea Manning and the ethical implications of visual representations of prisoners, Alev Scott's reportage from the Balkans exploring the legacy of the Ottoman Empire, and a piece by Megan Hunter about writing and pregnancy.

For the first time, we also present a roundtable on the theme of work: four writers and artists with experience of working as cycle couriers, waiters, in construction and in call centres engage in an open and wide-ranging discussion about the way our working lives impact on our identities, vulnerability in the workplace, collaboration, mentorship and care work. This will be the first in a new series of roundtable discussions.

We also feature new fiction from Johanna Hedva, Danielle Dutton and Sascha Macht (translated from German by Amanda DeMarco), poetry by Anthony Joseph, Kate Potts and Meryl Pugh, and artwork by Feng Li, Sanam Khatibi and Chris Succo.

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