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Anna KavanjournalArticle, None
It has been said that Anna Kavan wrote in a mirror. The body of work left by the now obscure British modernist represented a constant inquiry into her own identity, and the invention of a personal mythologyâor demonology, as it would become later in her career.
Portrait of the Artist as the Books Heâs LovedblogPost, 11/10/2011
My first encounter with Anna Kavan came via an image found trawling through a friendâs flicker page. There is a lovely group of really wonderful women I have met online via my obsession with the 60s & 70s films of the fantastique, and âOolaâ is one acquaintance I was particularly bewitched by. She seemed to have impeccable taste and a wonderfully exciting life (from what I could see of it online), so the combination of my experience with the owner of the book and the cover of the book itself, I immediately requested the book from inter-library-loan (at the time, Kavanâs Julia and the Bazooka was out of print).