Ozick speculates about James and Conrad’s secretaries
by Cynthia Ozick
$24.00 List Price
History records no meeting between Miss Lilian Hallowes and Miss Theodora Bosanquet. History does not, in fact, record much at all about Miss Hallowes, who spent twenty years as Joseph Conrad’s secretary. About Miss Bosanquet—I’ll give them the honorifics of their day—we know more, not least because she left a record of her own employer, an elegant, indispensable pamphlet called Henry James at Work (1924). A graduate of
REGISTERED USERS of bookforum.com and BOOKFORUM SUBSCRIBERS have access to this article, but must be logged in to view it. If you are not a registered user of bookforum.com, please create your free login here. If you are a subscriber, but haven’t activated your online account, please do so here.
SUBSCRIBE NOW for access to our online archives,* and receive the printed magazine for the discounted rate of $18 a year.**