Lily Briscoe A Self Portrait Taking as her alter ego Lily Briscoe the painter in Virginia Woolf s To the Lighthouse Mary Meigs paints a portrait of herself her family and her friends in Lily Briscoe A Self Portrait a book that

  • Title: Lily Briscoe: A Self-Portrait
  • Author: Mary Meigs
  • ISBN: 9780889221956
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Paperback
  • Taking as her alter ego Lily Briscoe the painter in Virginia Woolf s To the Lighthouse Mary Meigs paints a portrait of herself, her family and her friends in Lily Briscoe A Self Portrait, a book that is both autobiography and memoir In it, she describes the three major decisions of her life not to marry, to be an artist and to listen to her own voices She speaks ofTaking as her alter ego Lily Briscoe the painter in Virginia Woolf s To the Lighthouse Mary Meigs paints a portrait of herself, her family and her friends in Lily Briscoe A Self Portrait, a book that is both autobiography and memoir In it, she describes the three major decisions of her life not to marry, to be an artist and to listen to her own voices She speaks of her parents who belonged to a generation before their own and how they instilled in her a sense of guilt, locking her in the prison of her self, a prison constructed with the material of doubt and failure of shattered dreams and unhappy loves, jealousy, hate, envy and the deadly sins of lovelessness and indifference, but she also tells how she escapes from this prison with the knowledge that her inner sun takes its energy from love, from creativity Lily Briscoe A Self Portrait is a book about the exercise of the will, the art of dreaming and the transcendent power of friendship It is a very wise book written by a woman who waited and lived some sixty years before beginning to write.

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    1. An interesting memoir by Mary Meigs. I was interested primarily in her relationship with Barbara Deming and then the trouple she and Deming had with a younger woman Marie-Claire. That trouple sounds more steamy than Meigs portrays it in the book. The glimpses into Deming are great, though. Here is how Meigs describes her later in the book: Barbara seems to believe that the elements of ourselves that we share with other should be merged in a kind of loving cup from which all women can drink. Her [...]

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