Brigid BrophyBrigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey (12 June 19297 August 1995) was a British writer and campaigner for social reforms, including the rights of authors and animal rights. Among her novels was ''Hackenfeller's Ape'' (1953); among her critical studies were ''Mozart the Dramatist'' (1964, revised 1990) and ''Prancing Novelist: A Defence of Fiction ... In Praise of Ronald Firbank'' (1973). In the ''Dictionary of Literary Biography: British Novelists since 1960'', S. J. Newman described her as "one of the oddest, most brilliant, and most enduring of [the] 1960s symptoms."
She was a feminist and pacifist who expressed controversial opinions on marriage, the Vietnam War, religious education in schools, sex, and pornography.
Brophy married art historian Michael Levey in 1954. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1983. Provided by Wikipedia
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