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Ncludes letters to friends to her son John Anthony to fans and critics to friends and to various religious figures Sayers was an xcellent letter writer her letters show her to be intellectually tough thoughtful witty and no nonsense Many of the letters deal with the creative process and and with artistic integrity which were important factors in Sayers writing While I loved the first volume of Sayers letters this volume I found less interesting overall largely because I don t share Sayers interest in Christian theology That said These are a wonderful glimpse into Sayers life and mind as well as much of her writing I didn t want them to Her First Mother (Conveniently Wed, end. Volume deals with the groundbreaking set of religious plays that Sayers wrote for the BBC including a fascinating contretemps over the BBC's attempts todit her This volume provides considerable insight into a formidable intellect and a sparkling writer.
One needs to be interested in the minutiae of catholic theology to appreciate this book I was surprised that so few of her letters dealt with the war Welcome Home, Cowboy (Wed In The West, except for a couple about Winston Churchill and PG Wodehouse Is this because she wrote none or because theditor felt that they were not germane to the development of the author as a theologianplaywright Dorothy L Sayers was a remarkable woman While she is best known as the creator of the aristocratic Golden Age literary detective Lord Peter Wimsey Sayers had an interesting and varied life both before and after she wrote the Wimsey novels The daughter of a country clergyman she was in the fir. Spanning the years 1937 1943 the second volume of The Letters of Dorothy L Sayers dited by Barbara Reynolds covers the seven years in which the greatest detective novelist of the golden age turns away from mystery writing to become a playwright and in tu.
St group of women to be awarded a degree from Oxford University in 1920 Sayers completed her studies at Somerville College in 1915 at a time when women were not awarded degrees She worked as a translator as a teacher and in publishing During the 1920s before she became a full time writer Sayers was an advertising copywriter with a prominent London advertising agency In the late 1930s Sayers was approached to write a religious play for the Canterbury Festival She was later commissioned to write a series of plays dealing with the life of Christ for BBC Radio This the second volume of Sayers letters covers this particular period of her life It Rn a controversial figure As such it bears little mention of Lord Peter but further illumination into the inspirations of his creator There is some coverage of the Wimsey family papers and the play version of Busman's Honeymoon but the bulk of this second.
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Dorothy Leigh Sayers was a renowned British author translator student of classical and modern languages and Christian humanistDorothy L Sayers is best known for her mysteries a series of novels and short stories set between World War I and World War II that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey However Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divina Co