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Rebecca West

Dame Rebecca West (1892-1983) has been called "the world's number one woman writer," "the greatest woman since Elizabeth I," and "a strong contender for woman of the century." She was a fiery suffragette and socialist in her youth and by her 30s she was a world-famous journalist and political analyst as well as a distinguished novelist. During her long, prolific career she associated with the 20th century's most important thinkers and writers. West's works include the magisterial history and...See more