Brigid Brophy

(1929—1995) writer and campaigner

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novelist. Her novels include Hackenfeller's Ape (1953), Flesh (1962), The Snow Ball (1962), In Transit (1969), and Palace Without Chairs (1978). Her non‐fiction works (which, like her fiction, express her interest in opera and the visual arts) include Black and White: a portrait of Aubrey Beardsley (1968) and a life of Firbank, Prancing Novelist (1973). She was actively involved in the campaign for Public Lending Right.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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