Papers of Elizabeth Jane Howard, 1933-2009.

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Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Papers of Elizabeth Jane Howard, 1933-2009.

Papers of Elizabeth Jane Howard, 1933-2009.

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Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Stoppard, Tom

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Cheltenham Literary Festival

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Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998

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Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984

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Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976

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Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997

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Victor Sawdon Pritchett (1900-1997), English novelist, essayist, literary critic, and writer of short stories and travel literature. From the description of V.S. Pritchett collection, 1979-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79462983 Epithet: Knight; author and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x000271 Victor Sawdon Pritchett was an English novelist, biographer, essayist, lite...

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Mackenzie, Compton, 1883-1972

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Compton Mackenzie, British novelist, playwright and biographer. From the description of The Windsor tapestry scrapbook, 1938-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82976285 From the description of The Windsor tapestry scrapbook, 1938-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702163412 Sir Compton Mackenzie was a Scottish novelist, playwright, literary and music critic, and essayist. From the description of Sir Compton Mackenzie collection of papers, 1906-1952. ...

Betjeman, John, 1906-1984

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John Betjeman was a poet, journalist, free-lance writer, architectural commentator, broadcaster, and television personality who was popular in England in the 1960s and 1970s and was active in the campaigning for the preservation of churches, buildings and landscape. He was knighted in 1969 and became poet laureate in 1972. During his time at Oxford University, Betjeman's active social life included writers such as Evelyn Waugh, Bryan Guiness, Graham Greene, and W.H. Auden. He married Penelope Ch...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Murdoch, Iris

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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...

Cecil, David, 1902-1986

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Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972

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Cecil Day Lewis was a British poet and writer of detective stories under the name Nicholas Blake. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Cecil Day Lewis collection. [1929-ca. 1930s]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848431 Cecil Day-Lewis was born on 27 April 1904 at Ballintubbet in Ireland, the only child of the Reverend Frank Cecil Day-Lewis, a Church of Ireland cu...

Rawlings, Margaret

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Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969

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Leonard Woolf, husband of Virginia Woolf, was a unique thinker and theorist in his own right--sophisticated, principled, and humane. His legacy is inextricably tied with the Bloomsbury Set, one of the most influential literary groups of the 20th century, and with Hogarth Press, which he co-founded with his wife. From the description of Leonard Woolf letter to Wigram, 1935 June 10. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52221264 Leonard Sidney Woolf (1...

Huxley, Elspeth, 1907-1997

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Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013

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Doris Lessing (b. October 22, 1919, Iran-d. November 17, 2013, London) was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Lessing was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 2001, Lessing was awarded the David Cohen Prize for a lifetime's achievement in British literature....

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British novelist, short story writer, essayist, and critic. From the description of Collection, 1933-1968. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492257 Kingsley Amis was a successful and productive English author. Born in London to a lower middle class family, he published his first story at eleven, and earned scholarships to the City of London School and St. John's College, Oxford. After serving in World War I...

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Compton-Burnett, I. (Ivy), 1884-1969

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Ivy Compton-Burnett was born at Pinner, Middlesex, England, June 5, 1884; educated at Addiscombe College, Howard College, and the Royal Holloway College; wrote first novel, Dolores (1911), while a governess for her younger sisters; wrote over twenty novels in her lifetime, receiving the James Tait Black memorial prize for Mother and son (1955); died, London, England, Aug. 27, 1969. From the description of Literary manuscripts, 1948-1963. (University of California, Los Angeles). World...

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The Macmillan Company was founded in 1869 as a branch in New York City of the British firm of Macmillan & Co., Ltd. of London. The company became autonomous in 1896 but the British firm maintained close ties and a strong financial interest in the company. The Macmillan Company attracted major American authors and published a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction, textbooks, reference works, and children's books. George Platt Brett, Jr. who became Macmillan's president in 1931, arranged for th...

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000235 Anthony Dymoke Powell, English author best known for his series A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME. Lady Violet Georgiana Powell, writer and chairperson of the Whatley Parish Council. Arthur Mizener, literary critic and biographer of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ford Madox Ford. From the description of Powell-Mizener correspondence, 1952-1981. (Co...

Drabble, Margaret, 1939-....

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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 ...

Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Heller, Joseph, 1940-

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Author Joseph Heller was born and raised in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, N.Y. He served in the Air Force in World War II, and was educated at NYU, Columbia, and as a Fullbright Scholar at Oxford. He worked as an English instructor at Penn State University and became a copy writer for several New York ad agencies. His first novel, the highly-regarded World War II black comedy Catch-22, became a phenomenon by anticipating key themes in the social unrest that characterized the 1960s; the s...

Harrison, Rex

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English actor; b. Reginald Carey Harrison, 1908; d. 1990. From the description of Rex Harrison collection, 1914-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958672 Epithet: alias 'Rex Harrison', actor Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00017e ...

Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

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Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer. From the description of Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533686 From the guide to the Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, best remembered for the...