The Koestler Archive & Other Papers Relating to Arthur Koestler 1939-1993
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Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, -1993 bulk (-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...
English writer and critic born in London. He was editor of Rhythm, the Athenaeum and the Adelphi. He wrote poetry, essays and criticism In 1918 he married Katherine Mansfield for whose work he helped gain recognition. He also edited the Peace News (1940-46). From the description of John Middleton Murry collection. [1931-1944]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676738340 Author John Middleton Murry was born in London to lower-class parents, and proved to...
P.E.N. is a rough acronym for poets, playwrights, essayists, editors and novelists. The first International Congress was held in London in 1923. From the description of Records [manuscript]. 1977. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225843867 Jules Romains was president of the international PEN Club from 1936 to 1941. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1941, he founded in New York City the European PEN Club in America, an organization of émigré authors from Nazi-occupi...
George Orwell (b. 25 June 1903, Motihari, India–d. 21 January 1950, London, England) is the pen name for British author Eric Arthur Blair. Orwell attended Eton College and he joined the Imperial police force taking a job in Burma (modern Myanmar). After returning to England, he settled in London and started writing and became a teacher. He is best known for novels 1984 and Animal Farm....
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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...
French writer, government official, archaeologist, hero of antifascist resistence in Spanish Civil War and World War II. Writer of fictional and non-fictional works including "Condition humaine", "Tentation de l'Occident" and "Noyers de l'Altenbourg". Minister of Information, 1945-1946, Minister of State responsible for culture, 1959-1969. From the description of Memoirs. ca. 1966. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221087314 Author, adventurer, and stat...
Writer, social critic, Christian apologist; born Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge, March 24, 1903 in Sanderstead, Surry, England; raised in a Socialist home; graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1924; travelled to India to teach at Union Christian College, 1924-1927; married Katherine (Kitty) Dobbs (niece of Beatrice Webb) September 10, 1927; lived in Egypt, the Soviet Union and India while serving as a correspondent for various newspapers; served as an intelligence officer in World War II in Lisb...
The two part documentary ‘No Plan, No Peace: The inside story of Iraq’s descent into chaos’ was produced by BBC Current Affairs and broadcast on the 28th and 29th October 2007. From the guide to the BBC Documentary: ‘No Plan, No Peace’ Collection, 2007, (Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony's College, Oxford) In December 1981, BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 13 controversial programmes by its Religious Affairs Correspondent, Gerald Priestland, under the title Priestland's...
Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1947-1970. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36570102 From the description of Letters, 1920-1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36988534 From the description of E. M. Forster papers, [ca. 1936-1968]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526585 Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...
Gabor (1900-1979) held over 100 patents and won the 1971 Nobel prize for physics for his invention of holography. He also corresponded with numerous persons who shared his interest in futurism. From the description of Correspondence, 1961-1969. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31179190 Born, 1900, Hungary; studied mechanical engineering at Joseph Technical High School, Budapest, 1918-1921, and Electrical Engineering Department, Technisch...