Rosemary Dinnage, 21 July 1994
Show More Intimate Letters: Leoš Janáček to Kamilá Stösslová edited and translated by John Tyrrell.
Faber, 397 pp., £25, January 1993, 0 571 14466 7Show More
Pirandello’s Love Letters to Marta Abba edited and translated by Benito Ortolani.
Princeton, 363 pp., £24.95, June 1994, 0 691 03499 0Show More
Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership edited by Whitney Chadwick and Isabelle deCourtivron.
Thames and Hudson, 256 pp., £14.95, June 1993, 9780500015667Show More
“... Malraux did cling onto him as sole ‘significant other’ long after they separated, but Isabella de Courtivron, the author of this chapter, considers that the angry tenacity prevented her from achieving as she should have done. There are characters, like Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin, who did each other good but – fortunately, no doubt, for them ...”