y The Conversation newspaper issue  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 26 September 2016 of The Conversation est. 2011
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Guide to the Classics : Christina Stead’s The Beauties and Furies, Margaret Harris , 2016 single work column
'From the beginning Christina Stead’s fiction divided critical opinion, and reactions to The Beauties and Furies, her second novel, were no exception. Where some saw “garrulous pretentiousness”, Clifton Fadiman in the New Yorker found “such streaming imagination, such tireless wit, such intellectual virtuosity” that Stead must be recognised as “the most extraordinary woman novelist produced by the English-speaking race since Virginia Woolf”. ...'
Note: Includes portrait of author Christina Stead

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