Rebecca West

CriticismCommentary

Life
[Cecily Isabel Fairfield]; the English novelist, dg. of Charles Fairfield of Anglo-Irish descent, listed as Irish in ‘Anglo-Irish Literature’ section of New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, ed. Daiches (1967). NCBE OCEL.

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References
Margaret Drabble, ed., The Oxford Companion to English Literature (OUP 1986) notes that she was known for witty defence of extreme individualism in debate with Herbert Spencer and G. B. Shaw.

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