Macaulay, Dame Rose

Macaulay, Dame Rose

(məkô`lē), 1889?–1958, English author. Remembered primarily for her novels satirizing middle-class life, she first achieved fame with Potterism (1920). Her subsequent novels include Told by an Idiot (1923), Staying with Relations (1930), The World My Wilderness (1950), and The Towers of Trebizond (1956). She also wrote two volumes of verse, several books on travel, and studies of Milton (1934) and E. M. Forster (1938). She was named a Dame of the British Empire in 1958.

Bibliography

See biography by A. R. Benson (1970).

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