The flight of the mind. Virginia Woolf is now known as much for her political radicalism as for her explorations of feminine spaces. Frances Spalding on a novelist who sought change from within
04 April 2005
Virginia Woolf had, at best, an ambivalent attitude to biography. If it fed her interest in human nature, it was also a...
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Writer in a critical condition. Susan Sontag has a remarkable talent for infuriating every shade of opinion in the United States. Frances Spalding on the insights of a cultural priestess
21 January 2002
Susan Sontag is America's most successful woman of letters, but she is also, right now, in a curious position, unable...
Women urinating on the street in the small hours: the mark of a Britain in crisis, or the ultimate bonding experience?