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Rumer Godden : international and intermodern storyteller

Author: Phyllis Lassner; Lucy Le-Guilcher
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry, including Black Narcissus, The Lady and the Unicorn, A Fugue in Time, and The River. In the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Rumer Godden; Rumer Godden; Rumer Godden; Rumer Godden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Lassner; Lucy Le-Guilcher
ISBN: 9780754668282 0754668282 9780754694779 0754694771
OCLC Number: 434127049
Description: x, 212 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The view from the middle : Godden and her literary landscape / Mary Grover --
'Far more remote than it actually is' : Rumer Godden's Black Narcissus and 1930s mountain writing / Mark Rawlinson --
In search of Rumer Godden's India / Gayathri Prabhu --
Questions of 'mixed race' in The lady and the unicorn and The peacock spring / Elizabeth Maslen --
An experiment with narrative? : Rumer Godden's A fugue in time / Victoria Stewart --
A child's perspective : the reconstruction of the domestic sphere in The doll's house and Impunity Jane / Lucy Le-Guilcher --
Imagining gypsies : growing up in Gypsy, gypsy and The Diddakoi / Rod Mengham --
China court : Rumer Godden's epic of the English novel / Phyllis Lassner --
Childhood, longing, sexuality, violence and sacrifice in Rumer Godden's The river, An episode of sparrows and The greengage summer / Philip Tew --
Sweetness and darkness : realism in Rumer Godden's novels / Tessa Hadley --
Rumer Godden : a sense of performance and poetry / Anne Harvey --
'A born storyteller' : clips from the interviews / Clare Jenkins --
'Sometimes' : a daughter's reflections / Jane Murray Flutter.
Responsibility: edited by Lucy Le-Guilcher, Phyllis B. Lassner.

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