By George Stade
This quantity is one in every of an increasing literary reference paintings of encyclopaedic dimensions which goals to supply serious introductions to the works, lives, and concepts of the writers who've formed the cultural historical past of the western international. This version extends assurance with 23 essays on novelists, poets, philosophers, historians and playwrights, who've come to the fore within the interval 1950-1980 and who're now considered as indispensible to the literary scene. The record contains: Samuel Beckett, Edward Bond, Anthony Burgess, Lawrence Durrell, John Fowles, William Golding, Graham Greene, Ted Hughes, Arthur Koestler, Philip Larkin, Doris Lessing, Iris Murdoch, V.S. Naipaul, John Osbourne, Harold Pinter, Paul Scott, Peter Shaffer, Muriel Spark, Tom Stoppard, David Storey, Dylan Thomas, Patrick White and Angus Wilson.
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Flann O'Brien SUZANNE Fox. Poet, critic, and freelance writer. Administrator of the National Poetry Series and Adjunct Professor, New York Institute of Technology. Has contributed poems and articles to a variety of periodicals and has written widely in the fields of business and finance. Stevie Smith DAVID GALEF. Assistant Professor of English, University of Mississippi. Has published fiction and essays in a wide variety of periodicals, including Punch, Confrontation, Shenandoah, American Literature, Twentieth Century Literature, Verbatim, and many others.
In addition, abroad reputedly gave you fresh insight into—wait for it— yourself. So, for that matter, would a sharp go of locomotor ataxia or a visit from the dough-faced Christian physicist who had lived above him in Swansea. And anyway, he already had as much insight into himself as he cared to have. (ch. 11) Part of Bowen's purpose in going to Portugal is to engage in what amounts to espionage for a publishing firm with which he hopes to land a job. The firm has received a novel called One Word More from someone living in Portugal and claiming to be Wulf stan Strether, a distinguished writer who has not been heard from since 1946 and has been assumed to be dead.
Has published widely on culture and politics in Africa, Britain, and the Caribbean. Author of London Calling: V. S. Naipaul, Travel Writer and Postcolonial Mandarin. Nadine Gordimer JOHN RICHETTI. Leonard Sugarman Professor of English and Chairman of the English Department, University of Pennsylvania. Co-editor of Cambridge University Press Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Thought. Author of books and essays on the early English novel and philosophical prose in the eighteenth century.
British Writers Supplement II by George Stade