Face to Face: Jeanette Winterson

First transmitted in 1994, Jeremy Isaacs talks to award-winning writer Jeanette Winterson, who discusses her love of writing and reflects on the ways in which her upbringing and sexuality have influenced her work. Winterson also explains her desire to avoid being categorised, either in terms of her work or her life, and the ways in which her non-conformist style of writing and 'taboo' subject matter reflect this and have, perhaps, contributed to her success.

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41 minutes

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Mon 10 Jul 1995 23:15
BBC Two except East, South East, Yorkshire

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