Just noticed this interview with Christine Brooke-Rose with Tom Boncza-Tomaszewski and this interview at the Center for Book Culture with Ellen G. Friedman and Miriam Fuchs. And this biographical sketch is useful. Invisible Author: Last Essays looks excellent:
A blend of memoir and narrative, Invisible Author consists of six lectures by Christine Brooke-Rose, in which she discusses her own work, thus breaking the taboo that authors should not write about their writings, though constantly invited to talk about them. The collection ends with a splendidly summarizing interview by Lorna Sage.
Sarah Birch's Christine Brooke-Rose and Contemporary Fiction is probably one to order from the library:
Setting her work firmly in the context of English and French writing and literary and feminist theory, Sarah Birch examines the full range of Brooke-Rose's fiction: the early realist novels published between 1957-1961; the strongly anti-realist period beginning with Out (1964), when Brooke-Rose's work was seen to be heavily influenced by French experimental fiction; and the third phase of her development which began with Xorandor (1986) and which marks a questioning return to the traditional techniques of the novel. Sarah Brich asks why a novelist who has been so highly praised by critics is nevertheless excluded from the contemporary canon, and argues that Brooke-Rose's position on the borders of European and British cultures raises key questions concenring the notion of a `national' tradition and of literary post-modernism. For Birch, Brooke-Rose's work is best understood as a poetic and playful questioning of categories in general, be they discursive or cultural.
Born in 1923 in Geneva and educated at Somerville College, Oxford and University College, London, Brooke-Rose taught at the University of Paris, Vincennes, from 1968 to 1988 and now lives in the south of France. Carcanet publish her novels Amalgamemnon, Xorandor, Verbivore and Textermination and her earlier novels Out, Such, Between and Thru in the Brooke-Rose Omnibus. Also available is her autobiographical work, Remake (1996).