British women writers 1914-1945 : professional work and friendship
Examines women's friendships during the period between the two world wars. This book's organizing principle is a series of literary-historical case studies that explore the practices, meanings and effects of friendship within a network of British women writers. It also addresses the limitations and denials of these relationships.
Print Book, English, 2006
Ashgate, Aldershot [etc.], 2006
VI, 184 p. ill., térk. 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: biographies of friendship; Women's friendship in inter-war Britain; Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby: a 'trade in work and desire'; Winifred Holtby and Lady Rhondda: a romance of business; Vera Brittain and Storm Jameson: 'a passionate beckoning'; Stella Benson and Laura Hutton: representing the lesbian body; Stella Benson, Naomi Mitchison and Winifred Holtby: a triadic model of friendship and desire; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.