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Re: if i have to come back there..... :)
- Subject: Re: if i have to come back there..... :)
- From: Lukas Pearse <am737\!/ccn.cs.dal.ca>
- Date: Wed, 20 Mar 1996 15:52:41 -0400
Atually, Rebecca West was her nom de plume, her real name was
Cicily (SP?) Fairfield, Rebecca West being a name taken from an Ibson
play. I'm not sure which name she was officially honoured under.
On Wed, 20 Mar 1996, Robert M Keefe wrote:
> > just out of curiousity, how many of you have ever read up on the *real*
> > rebecca west, sharp n' sassy feminist from the turn of the century?
> That would be *Dame* Rebecca West. She was bestowed the title during her
> lifetime (do you call that knighting? She hardly needed to be made a
> "lady"). She wrote Black Lamb & Grey Falcom about Yugoslavia between the
> World Wars. And when everything starting getting crazy there a few years
> ago, everyone dug up her book and said, "Oh, so that's what's going on."
> Wrote great fiction and non-fiction. Had a child with H. G. Wells out of
> wedlock (well, Wells was married) who later wrote a biography of his father.
> She's easily one of the most fascinating writers of the 20th century.
> Rob, who likes to read
> "We're not going to allow any open sex, drugs or parties," Methodist Jerry
> Love said. "We're a very conservative group of Christians who just don't
> like to wear clothes."