Author:Cicely Isabel Fairfield

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Rebecca West

Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield DBE, known as Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer, who wrote in many genres. Time called her "indisputably the world's number one woman writer" in 1947.

Rebecca West


(partial list)


  • Indissoluble Matrimony (1914)
  • The Return of the Soldier (1918) (novella, also in The Century Magazine, Feb-Mar 1918)
  • The Judge (1922)


  • Henry James (1916)

About Rebecca West[edit]

  • H. G. Wells & Rebecca West (1974) by Gordon Norton Ray
  • Rebecca West,a life (1987) by Victoria Glendinning
  • Rebecca West: a Life (1996) by Carl E. (Carl Edmund) Rollyson

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1983, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 39 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.