Author:Cicely Isabel Fairfield

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Rebecca West
(1892–1983)
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

Works[edit]

(partial list)

Fiction[edit]

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

Non-fiction[edit]

  • 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, 1923.


The author died in 1983, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. Works by this author may also 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.