The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17 by Rebecca West

The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17

byRebecca West

Kobo ebook | March 1, 2011

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A collection of Rebecca West’s early journalistic writings reveals her clarity of mind, severity of wit, and relevancy in today’s modern world

 

In this collection of early writings, beginning when Rebecca West was just eighteen years old, Jane Marcus sheds light on one of the foremost feminist and political thinkers of our time. West’s essays, reviews, and public correspondence tackle many subjects, including politics, suffrage, education, morality and ethics, the arts, and social figures of the day. Her writings offer a glimpse of the real Rebecca—not some stuffy suffragette, but a vibrant, funny, provocative, and brilliant woman whose determined pen strokes outwit her contemporaries and remain inspiring today.

 

A feminist to the core, West parried with her readers, other writers, and a culture slow to accept change.

 

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rebecca West featuring rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, McFarlin Library, at the University of Tulsa.

Taking her name from one of Henrik Ibsen's strong-minded women, Rebecca West was a politically and socially active feminist all her long life. She had an intense 10-year affair with H.G. Wells, with whom she had a son. A brilliant and versatile novelist, critic, essayist, and political commentator, West's greatest literary achievement ...
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Title:The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Open Road MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1453207333

ISBN - 13:9781453207338

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