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Lolly Willowes, or, The loving huntsman

Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner tells of an aging spinster's struggle to break away from her controlling family--a classic story that she treats with cool feminist intelligence, while adding a dimension of the supernatural and strange. Warner is one of the outstanding and indispensable mavericks of twentieth-century literature, a writer to set beside Djuna Barnes and Jane Bowles, with a subversive genius  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Townsend Warner
ISBN: 0940322161 9780940322165
OCLC Number: 40939945
Description: xiii, 222 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Lolly Willowes
Loving huntsman
Responsibility: Sylvia Townsend Warner ; introduction by Alison Lurie.
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"In Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner tells of an aging spinster's struggle to break away from her controlling family--a classic story that she treats with cool feminist intelligence, while adding a dimension of the supernatural and strange. Warner is one of the outstanding and indispensable mavericks of twentieth-century literature, a writer to set beside Djuna Barnes and Jane Bowles, with a subversive genius that anticipates the fantastic flights of such contemporaries as Angela Carter and Jeanette Winterson"--Publisher description.

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Sylvia Townsend Warner's brilliantly varied and self-possessed literary production never quite won her the flaming place in the heavens of repute that she deserved. In "Lolly Willowes", her first Read more...

 
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