Winterson often conveys “failure of feeling”—which she cites in her memoir as the cause of her own biggest mistakes—by depicting marriages that are maintained only for convenience. On the whole, her work argues for the rejection of the prescribed social roles that are satirized by writers like Amis and considered philosophically by writers like Barnes.
June 14, 2011
Levé made things for the fundamental reason people have always made things: to give form to his inner life.
September 9, 2010
It may seem paradoxical, but shameless candor can serve as a barrier to intimacy between the writer and the reader.