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British short-fiction writers, 1945-1980

Author: Dean R Baldwin; Gale Research Inc.
Publisher: Detroit ; Washington, D.C. ; London : Gale Research, ©1994.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 139.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys and evaluates the achievements of British short-story writers since World War II, the way their works have probed the British mind and character, illuminating the dark places of the psyche, questioning values, prying behind appearances, and revealing surprises.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
British short-fiction writers, 1945-1980.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1994
(DLC) 94075218
(OCoLC)32853730
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dean R Baldwin; Gale Research Inc.
ISBN: 9780810353985 0810353989
OCLC Number: 320297497
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 388 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: Kingsley Amis (1922- ) --
A.L. Barker (1918- ) --
Stan Barstow (1928- ) --
Geroge Mackay Brown (1921- ) --
Roald Dahl (1916-1990) --
Elspeth Davie (1919- ) --
Rhy Davies (1901-1978) --
John Fowles (1926- ) --
Brian Glanville (1931- ) --
Giles Gordon (1940- ) --
L.P. Hartley (1895-1972) --
Susan Hill (1942- ) --
Ruth Prawer Jhavbala (1927- ) --
Gwyn Jones (1907- ) --
Francis King (1923- ) --
Doris Lessing (1919- ) --
J.B. Priestley (1894-1984) --
V.S. Pritchett (1900- ) --
William Sansom (1912-1976) --
Alan Sillitoe (1928- ) --
Iain Crichton Smith (Iain Mac A'Ghobhainn) (1928- ) --
Muriel Spark (1918- ) --
Elizabeth Taylor (1912-1975) --
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) --
William Trevor (1928- ) --
Frank Tuohy (1925- ) -Fred Urquhart (1912- ) --
John Wain (1925- ) --
Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1078) --
Angus Wilson (1913-1991).
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 139.
Responsibility: edited by Dean Baldwin.

Abstract:

Surveys and evaluates the achievements of British short-story writers since World War II, the way their works have probed the British mind and character, illuminating the dark places of the psyche, questioning values, prying behind appearances, and revealing surprises.

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