Jacqueline Rose is internationally recognised as one of the most important living feminist and cultural critics. She is the co-director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, a co-founder of Independent Jewish Voices, and a fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Literary Society. Rose is a frequent contributor to the London Review of Books and the Guardian, among many other publications. Her books include Sexuality in the Field of VisionThe Haunting of Sylvia PlathStates of FantasyWomen in Dark TimesMothers: An Essay on Love and Cruelty, and On Violence and On Violence Against Women.