Why did a gifted writer like Sylvia Plath stumble into a marriage that drove her to suicide? Why did Hilda Doolittle want to marry Ezra Pound when she was attracted to women?Why did Simone de Beauvoir pimp for Jean-Paul Sartre? The list of the damages done in each of these sexual relationships is long, but each provokes the same question: would these women have become the writers they became without these literary relationships?
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Lesley McDowell writes for the Times Literary Supplement and the Independent. She is also the author of a novel, The Picnic, published in 2007. McDowell earned a Ph.D. from St. Andrews for her work on James Joyce.Review:
"Laudatory . . . A welcome addition to the lives of writers in love and lust." — The New Republic
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