By: Amanda French
She refused, refused, refused.
His legacy precedes him.
Who is your Jane Austen?
A Victorian — but no apologist for Victorian values.
Amanda French on DIPLOMA REGULAR
There is no such thing as “a Josephine Tey.”
“Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.”
A poetess with a talent for assured incongruity.
His writing was a testament to the joy of frustration.
The really important kind of freedom involves attention.
Interested in all manner of things, from cancer to clementines.
A tireless activist, funny and trenchant.
He wrote poems with punch.
What linked her lowbrow mysteries and highbrow scholarship?
His paintings say “Mine! Mine!” and cannot be consoled or reasoned with.