What happens to works that find their first audiences long after they were written? Writing in English is filled with Sleeping Beauties awakened hundreds of years after their creation to roars of eulogy.
A new article by Patricia in the latest edition of Literary Review (July 2014)
The Composer and his Judge
'A legal mystery of uncommon style and intelligence, in which everyone, including the reader, ends up loving the person in the judge's seat.'
Obscurity and Gender Resistance in Patricia Duncker's James Miranda Barry
by Jana Funke
'Here is an excellent and intelligent article on James Miranda Barry. The author has grasped the main point of my fiction - that Barry was neither man nor woman, and that my own reading of this strange courageous man (sic) was that he resisted gendered definition'.