Compton-Burnett


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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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2) As spoken by the character Cassie in Ivy Compton-Burnett, A House and Its Head, The New York Review of Books, New York, 2001 [1935], p.
For further information about James Compton-Burnett, see the story in Chapter 4, "Literary Greats," of his famous daughter, Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett.
Upon returning the Compton-Burnett book, the Queen again feels compelled to borrow something, selecting this time Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love.
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.
Thus the celebrated poet entreated the obscure American to rescue him, and Furst, fluent in French and German as well as English and Italian, agreed to grind out reviews of authors as radically different as Joyce Cary and Ivy Compton-Burnett, Julien Green and F.
Robert was a close friend of four of the most interesting women novelists of our time: Ivy Compton-Burnett, Elizabeth Taylor, Olivia Manning and Barbara Pym.
Compton-Burnett was created Dame of the British Empire in 1967.
There is more difference in the sexes than between them," noted Ivy Compton-Burnett.
Such might be the temptation in reading Kathy Gentile's book on Ivy Compton-Burnett, part of the Macmillan series on Women Writers and a book which risks placing prescriptive notions of feminist correctnes above reasoned argument or consistency.
Esta forma de narrar ha sido llevada a su maxima expresion en las extraordinarias novelas de Ivy Compton-Burnett, en esa breve obra maestra que es El taxi, de Violette Leduc, y, en nuestro ambito, en Insomnes en Tahiti, de Pedro F.