Linda Hunt Beckman

Linda Hunt Beckman is Professor of English at Ohio University and the author of A Woman’s Portion: Ideology, Culture, and the Female Novel Tradition as well as numerous articles and essays.

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Amy Levy · Her Life and Letters
By Linda Hunt Beckman

After a century of critical neglect, poet and writer Amy Levy is gaining recognition as a literary figure of stature. This definitive biography accompanied by her letters, along with the recent publication of her selected writings, provides a critical appreciation of Levy's importance in her own time and in ours.

“This is a seminal study, offering sensitive and informed interpretation of a ‘witty, troubled, gifted, ironic, and singular young woman negotiating the troubled waters of her time.’ Beckman’s volume is recommended for upper-division undergraduates through professionals and for general readers.”

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