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Brief lives : twentieth-century pen portraits from the Dictionary of national biography

Author: H C G Matthew
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of portraits of some of the men and women who helped shape British national life in the 20th century, drawn from THE DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY, BRIEF LIVES. Often written by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brief lives.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605202692
Online version:
Brief lives.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)609229296
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H C G Matthew
ISBN: 0198600879 9780198600879
OCLC Number: 38285431
Description: xviii, 601 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Includes:. Kingsley Amis on Sir John Betjeman. Michael Kitson on Sir Anthony Blunt. Stephen Spender on W. H. Auden. Ian Gilmour on R. A. Butler. Richard Ellmann on T. S. Eliot. Roy Jenkins on Anthony Crosland. Yehudi Menuhin on Jacqueline du Pre. Alan Bennett on Russell Harty. Donald Trelford on Sir Len Hutton. David Cecil on Virginia Woolf. Philip Ziegler on Wallis Simpson
Other Titles: Dictionary of national biography.
Responsibility: selected by Colin Matthew.

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