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Dame Carmen Callil obituary

Publisher who founded Virago, which champions women’s writing and books on feminist topicsThe idea for the feminist publishing company Virago came to Carmen Callil, who has died aged 84, “like the switching on of a lightbulb”. Since the revelation occurred during drinks to mark the first issue... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 13:15:32 UTC ]
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Carmen Callil, pioneering champion of female writers, dies aged 84

Publisher who founded Virago Press began as a campaigning outsider who introduced UK readers to authors including Angela Carter and Margaret AtwoodCarmen Callil, the publisher and writer who championed female writers and transformed the canon of English literature, has died of leukemia in London... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 09:09:25 UTC ]
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How books by women changed the world

The feminist publishing company Virago Press was set up by Carmen Callil in the 1970s Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting obituary

Publisher who turned Faber & Faber into a champion of the best contemporary writingMatthew Evans, who has died aged 74 from leukaemia, was a great publisher who also happened to play a decisive role in the making of the musical Cats. He transformed Faber & Faber from the Vatican of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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