Rebecca West


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Rebecca West

Rebecca West Death

Rebecca passed away on March 15, 1983 at the age of 90.

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  • When did Rebecca West die?

    March 15, 1983
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Rebecca West Birthday and Date of Death

Rebecca West was born on December 21, 1892 and died on March 15, 1983. Rebecca was 90 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: December 21, 1892
Date of Death: March 15, 1983
Age at Death: 90

Rebecca West - Biography

Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield DBE (21 December 1892 – 15 March 1983), known as Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer. An author who wrote in many genres, West reviewed books for The Times, the New York Herald Tribune, the Sunday Telegraph, and the New Republic, and she was a correspondent for The Bookman. Her major works include Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (1941), on the history and culture of Yugoslavia; A Train of Powder (1955), her coverage of the Nuremberg trials, published originally in The New Yorker; The Meaning of Treason, later The New Meaning of Treason, a study of the trial of the British Fascist William Joyce and others; The Return of the Soldier, a modernist World War I novel; and the "Aubrey trilogy" of autobiographical novels, The Fountain Overflows, This Real Night, and Cousin Rosamund. Time called her "indisputably the world's number one woman writer" in 1947. She was made CBE in 1949, and DBE in 1959, in each case, the citation reads 'writer and literary critic'.