Rose Macaulay

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Rose Macaulay was one of the wittiest and most astute writers in interwar Britain, and is known best for her novels, journalism, and essays on modernity, literary London, and women’s lives during the 1920s. Her career as a novelist spanned from 1906 through to 1956; she published with Collins, the Hogarth Press, The Spectator, and Time and Tide, among other publishing houses and periodicals; she was regularly featured on BBC Radio in the 1940s and 1950s; and, in 1957, she was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire for her contributions to literature. With such a wide and varied career, she moved in a number of literary circles, often meeting with Rosamond Lehmann, Sylvia Lynd, Victor Gollancz, Leonard and Virginia …

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Sullivan, Melissa. "Rose Macaulay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 March 2011
[, accessed 30 September 2016.]

Articles on Macaulay's works

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