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Compton-Burnett

Dame Ivy. 1884--1969, English novelist. Her novels include Men and Wives (1931) and Mother and Son (1955)
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On both counts, I suspect, she was correct, and despite her reputation as something of a pest, Manning earned the approbation of many discerning individuals, among them Walter Allen, Anthony Burgess, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Margaret Drabble, and Anthony Powell.
Not at all inclined to borrow a book but feeling duty-bound to do so, the Queen selects an Ivy Compton-Burnett novel and later labors through it out of that same sense of duty.
Upon returning the Compton-Burnett book, the Queen again feels compelled to borrow something, selecting this time Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love.
James Compton-Burnett (1840-1901) (4) used homeopathic doses of the tuberculous sputum to treat 54 people, calling this medicine Bacillinum.
In particular, increasing critical interest in complicating a map of modernism previously dominated by a monolithically masculine Joycean experimentalism has begun to draw more attention to the achievements of writers such as Rebecca West, Ivy Compton-Burnett and Bowen herself, whose writing occupies a hinterland between tradition and modernist experiment.
From Orwell to Muggeridge, Compton-Burnett to Kingsley Amis, Powell knew nearly everyone worth knowing, and his anecdotes do not disappoint.
Mirrors have always had a curious fascination and some people - for example, furniture writer Margaret Jourdain, partner of the novelist, Ivy Compton-Burnett - collected them exclusively.
NMI") was founded in 1996 by Tom Teichman (Chairman) and Richard Compton-Burnett (COO).
There is more difference in the sexes than between them," noted Ivy Compton-Burnett.