The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers: 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist

 
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An Italian scholar and translator, Barbara Reynolds completed the translation of Dante's Divine Comedy which Dorothy L. Sayers left unfinished when she died. Dr Reynolds has told the story of this collaboration in The Passionate Intellect: Dorothy L. Sayers' Encounter with Dante. She has also translated Dante's La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, and was the general editor of The Cambridge Italian Dictionary. More recently, Dr Reynolds founded the journal Seven, to which she has contributed articles on Dorothy L. Sayers. She is the President of the Dorothy L. Sayers Society, and has frequently lectured at the society's conferences. She is currently working on an edition of the Sayers letters, of which the first three volumes have now appeared.

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The letters of Dorothy Sayers to family, friends and professional colleagues bear the imprint of her vigorous mind, reflecting the social, cultural and religious issues in which she took a passionate interest. In this volume, Barbara Reynolds has selected letter which provide a portrait of a younf woman who loved and lost, a mother who could not acknowledge her own child but who poured her frustrated love for him into her letters.

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