Who is Cicily Isabel Fairfield?

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    People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
    Rebecca West [Cicily Isabel Fairfield] (1892–1983)

    There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.
    Rebecca West [Cicily Isabel Fairfield] (1892–1983)

    Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know the real truth about his or her love affairs.
    Rebecca West [Cicily Isabel Fairfield] (1892–1983)

    Isabel, Isabel, didn’t worry,
    Isabel didn’t scream or scurry.
    She washed her hands and she straightened her hair up,
    Then Isabel quietly ate the bear up.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)