By Mary Butts
British modernist author Mary Butts (1890-1937), now well-known as the most vital and unique authors of the interwar years, lived an unconventional lifestyles. She encountered the various most renowned figures in early 20th-century literature, song and paintings - between them T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce and Gertrude Stein - and got here to understand a few of them in detail. those luminaries determine prominently in journals within which Butts chronicled the improvement of her craft among 1916 and her premature loss of life in 1937. This quantity comprises her journals. brought and annotated by way of Nathalie Blondel, an expert on Butts's existence and works, the publication finds the workings of a fancy and special brain whereas delivering insights into her interesting period.