Terry Castle

Terry Castle lives in San Francisco, USA, and teaches at Stanford University. She is the author of seven books, including The Professor: A Sentimental Education (2010), a finalist for the National Book Critics’ Circle Award. Her essays on art and literature have appeared in magazines including Harper’s, London Review of Books, New York Times Book Review, Paris Review and The New York Review of Books. She is also a visual artist, collector and blogger, with a particular interest in vintage photography, ’zines and so-called outsider art. 

In her book, Photographs of British Algae, Victorian botanist Anna Atkins reveals the beautiful process of cyanotype

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