CONCEIVED WITH MALICE.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Dutton, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Literature as Revenge in the Lives and Works of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller and Djuna Barnes." DeSalvo examines biographical material that demonstrates how each of these authors exacted revenge through writing fiction: Barnes's play was a thinly disguised portrayal of the sexual assaults she suffered from her father and brothers; . Henry Miller wrote 'Crazy Cock' out of his obsessive relationship with his wife, June; Hermione in Lawrence's 'Women in Love', was based on Lady Ottoline Morrell and Leonard Woolf's novel 'The Wise Virgins' portrayed a thinly disguised Virginia as deranged and sexually inadequate. Photographs, extensive notes, sources, index. 437 pp. ISBN: 0-525938990.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)