Michael Mason, 6 September 1984
Show More The Bourgeois Experience. Victoria to Freud Vol. I: Education of the Senses by Peter Gay.
Oxford, 608 pp., £18.50, March 1984, 0 19 503352 3Show More
Austin and Mabel: The Amherst Affair and Love Letters of Austin Dickinson and Mabel Loomis Todd by Polly Longsworth.
Farrar, Straus, 449 pp., £18.50, September 1984, 0 374 10716 5Show More
The Memoirs of John Addington Symonds edited by Phyllis Grosskurth.
Hutchinson, 319 pp., £14.95, May 1984, 0 09 154170 0Show More
“... in Austin and Mabel: a selection from the love-letters, with a commentary in which the compiler, Polly Longsworth, does her best to put Mabel in a good, or tolerable, light. Mabel’s personal writings, however polemical, were presumably not written with an eye to publication: though she was thinking soon after Austin’s death of putting out their ...”