Bradbury, M. mss. II 1949-1993


Bradbury, M. mss. II 1949-1993

The Bradbury, M. mss. II, 1949-1993, consists of the papers of British author, professor, and literary critic Malcolm Bradbury, 1932-2000.

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Lodge, David, 1935-.... (person)

Drabble, Margaret, 1939-.... (person)

English authors. From the description of Margaret Drabble collection, 1963-1982. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70962613 Author. From the description of Letters, ca. 1974-1975. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 237005957 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000205 ...

Dunn, Suzannah, 1963- (person)

Tomalin, Claire (person)

Phelps, Gilbert Henry, 1915- (person)

Abish, Walter (person)

Thwaite, Ann. (person)

Created by Ann Thwaite during the course of her career. From the guide to the Ann Thwaite Collection, 1973-2006, (Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books) Ann Thwaite (b 1932), ne Harrop, read English at St. Hilda's College, Oxford, from 1952 to 1955. She has written numerous children's books, and biographies. My Oxford contains recollections of the undergraduate days of: Martin Amis, Nina Bawden, John Betjeman, Lord Boothby, Alan Coren, Anton...

Murdoch, Iris (person)

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher. From the guide to the Iris Murdoch typescript, no date, (Ohio University) Author and phiolosopher. From the description of Papers of Iris Murdoch, [1953-1994?]. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233111762 Irish philosopher, teacher, and novelist, Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was acquainted with and influenced by philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and by bohemian a...

Green, Martin Burgess 1927- (person)

Gardner, Helen Louise, Dame (person)

Lasky, Melvin J. (person)

Epithet: of 'Encounter' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000270 Der Monat, a German-language political and cultural journal, first appeared in Germany in October 1948. After the Allied occupation of Germany in November 1944, all German media services were suspended. The Office of the Military Government for Germany (US) [OMGUS] filled the information gap, which resulted from this prohibitio...

Showalter, Elaine (person)

Scott, Mary (person)

Boorman, John, 1933-.... (person)

Epithet: CBE, film director British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x0001ad ...

Faulks, Sebastian (person)

Gee, Maggie (person)

Braybrooke, Neville, 1925-2001 (person)

Bow, Jean (person)

Blythe, Ronald, 1922-.... (person)

Lehmann, John, 1907-1987 (person)

Epithet: writer and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0001d8 John Lehmann was an English author, poet, journalist, editor, and publisher. He was founder and editor (1936-1950) of NEW WRITING, manager (1938-1946) of Hogarth Press, founder and director (1946-1952) of John Lehmann, Ltd. (publishers), founding editor (1953-1961) of LONDON MAGAZINE, and visiting professor at various universities. He al...

Snow, C.P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980 (person)

Charles Percy Snow was an English scientist, author, and statesman. Born in to a poor family, he chose to study science because financial aid was available for that discipline. After taking a Ph.D. in Physics from Oxford, he began publishing novels; despite early success, he entered government service, and had a long and distinguished career. Throughout his life, he balanced his interests in science, writing, and politics, making genuine contributions in all three arenas. As an author, he wrote ...

Bly, Carol (person)

Carolyn McLean was born in Duluth on April 16, 1930. She attended private school in North Carolina and obtained her B.A. in English and history at Wellesley College in 1951. She taught at Carleton College, Hamline University, University of Minnesota, and the Vermont Studio Center. She married poet Robert Bly in 1955 (later divorced) and published Fifties and Sixties literary magazines with her husband. Her publications include: Letters from the Country ; The Passionate, ...

Sorel-Cameron, James. (person)

Friedman, Melvin J. (person)

Macauley, Robie Mayhew, 1919- (person)

Green, Peter, 1924-.... (person)

Ghose, Zulfikar, 1935-.... (person)

Author born in Pakistan, who also lived in India and the United Kingdom, and who has taught at the University of Texas at Austin since 1969. From the description of Zulfikar Ghose Collection, 1959-1992. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601850 Born in 1935 in Sialkot, Pakistan, Zulfikar Ghose moved with his family to Bombay during the war in 1942. By 1965 he had only returned to Sialkot twice, ...

Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966 (person)

Alfred Kreymborg was born in New York, grew up on the Lower East Side and later lived in Greenwich Village. He was a frequent contributor to "little" magazines and had frequent collections of his poetry published between 1916 and 1950. He also wrote plays, radio dramas, several novels, and an autobiography. From the description of Alfred Kreymborg letter and poem to Dear old Harry, 1928. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64582069 ...

Harper, Graeme (person)

Wandor, Michelene. (person)

Farrer, Dabo? (person)

Wyndham, Francis 1924- (person)

Epithet: of 'The Sunday Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003b6 ...

White, Edmund, 1940-.... (person)

Bullock, Alan, 1938-.... (person)

Golding, William, 1911-1993 (person)

Author William Golding was born in Cornwall, and educated at Oxford, where he dedicated himself to literature. He worked in theater, as a schoolteacher, and served in World War II. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, brought him popular and critical acclaim, and he has remained one of England's most widely known and influential authors. His allegorical novels explore the conflict between man's civilized and primitive tendencies, and have been widely interpreted. He also wrote plays, short storie...

Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- (person)

Taylor, D.J. (David John), 1960- (person)

Winks, Robin W. (person)

Robin W. Winks is an historian and a professor at Yale University. From the description of Blacks in Canada collection, 1956-1972 (inclusive), [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122647095 Robin W. Winks, a professor of history at Yale University during the major part of his research for "The Blacks in Canada: A History" (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971), received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1957. His career had been spent for the most part ...

Keane, Molly, 1904-1996 (person)

Caute, David (person)

Hoff, Harry Summerfield, active approximately 1979-1991, novelist (person)

Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x0000a8 ...

Fielding, Emma (person)

Ziff, Larzer, 1927-.... (person)

Fry, Stephen (person)

Ricks, Christopher B. (person)

Carter, Angela, 1940-1992 (person)

Epithet: née Stalker, writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x0001b9 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x00033f ...

Fitzgerald, Ross, 1944- (person)

Author, historian, political commentator. From the description of Ross Fitzgerald manuscript collection. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221060360 ...

Lowenthal, Leo (person)

Lowenthal (1900- 1993) was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and was professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley from 1956 to 1968. He was affiliated with the Institut für Sozialforschung for several years. The Institut was founded in Frankfurt in 1923 and was closed by the Nazis in 1933. During the war years it relocated to Columbia University (as the Institute of Social Research) and was reestablished in Frankfurt am Main, in 1949 under the direction of Max Horkheimer and Theodo...

Orsler, Michael, 1931- (person)

Jacobson, Dan, 1929-.... (person)

Harris, Wilson (person)

Guyana-born English author of novels, short stories, essays, literary criticism, and poetry. From the description of Wilson Harris Collection, 1960-1997. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145406004 (Theodore) Wilson Harris was born on March 24, 1921, in New Amsterdam, British Guiana (now Guyana), the son of Theodore Wilson and Millicent Josephine Glasford Harris. His mixed ancestry included Amerin...

Zsuffa, Joseph. (person)

Humphries, Barry (person)

Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987 (person)

Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. From the description of Glenway Wescott collection, 1932-1977 (bulk 1932-1962). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 304239078 Glenway Wescott was an American author and personality. He was born in Wisconsin, and became part of the Paris literary circle of the 1920s before ret...

Holland, Norman Norwood, 1927-.... (person)

Shaw, Michael (person)

Munson, Gorham Bert, 1896-1969 (person)

Gorham Munson was associated with New Democracy. He and Carl Zigrosser shared interests in A. R. Orage, progressive education and new economic theory, particularly the Social Credit Movement. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1919-1942. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213466243 ...

Ellmann, Richard, 1918-1987 (person)

Richard Ellmann, Professor of English Literature at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory Universities, was a leading scholar and biographer of James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and William Butler Yeats. From the description of Richard Ellmann papers. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226656248 Richard David Ellmann was born on March 15, 1918 in Highland Park, Michigan. From his early education in Michigan, he attended Yale University where he obtained a B.A. deg...

Wain John Barrington 1925-1994 (person)

Loeb, Harold, 1891-1974 (person)

Ex-patriot American writer living in Paris in the 1920's. Founded a small magazine, Broom. A friend of Ernest Hemmingway until a quarrel over Lady Duff Twysden ended in blows, Loeb wrote both these essays in an attempt to refute the thinly veiled portrait Hemmingway had portrayed of him in THE SUN ALSO RISES. From the description of Essays, ca. 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546437 ...

Mcewan, Ian (person)