Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Guide to the Classics : Christina Stead’s The Beauties and Furies
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'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”. ...'

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    y The Conversation 26 September 2016 10167881 2016 newspaper issue 2016
    Note: Includes portrait of author Christina Stead
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