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Pym

1. Barbara (Mary Crampton). 1913--80, British novelist, noted for such comedies of middle-class English life as Excellent Women (1952), A Glass of Blessings (1958), and The Sweet Dove Died (1978)
2. John. ?1584--1643, leading English parliamentarian during the events leading to the Civil War. He took a prominent part in the impeachment of Buckingham (1626) and of Strafford and Laud (1640)
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The North-South conflict I find in Pym would have registered as "popular" in Poe's day.
This is a typically Pymish comedic deflation of the anthropologists, but at the same time Pym makes a serious point; the anthropologists seem oblivious to the norms of their own society and to the idea that someone might be observing them.
Barbara Pym met Robert Liddell at Oxford in 1933, through Henry Harvey, a post-graduate at Oxford.
Pym is not the first novelist to point out to us that novels have lied and that if we trust their portrayal of human experience we are likely to be disappointed.
Wyatt-Brown, the coordinator of Scholarly Writing at the University of Florida, objects to critics such as Holt who dress Pym up as one of her own contented heroines.
Deepest sympathy to Debbie and family on the sad loss of Pym.
He also adds talinum and pancitpancitan, two kinds of greens from the selection PYM uses for its salad.
Mr Pym, aging 64, will take over David Hodgkinson, who is decided to retire from the bank s board in December.
Pym chairs UK Asset Resolution, the body who are running down the taxpayer-owned "bad" bits of Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley.
classic A GLASS OF BLESSINGS Barbara Pym VIRAGO are republishing a series of women's authors who have undeservedly faded from the book buyer's thoughts over the years.
Executive chairman Richard Pym will cut his basic salary from pounds 750,000 to pounds 350,000 in April and waive his guaranteed pounds 187,000 bonus this year.
More than 70 people attended the dinner at which guest speaker, Richard Pym, chief executive of Bradford & Bingley, and former chairman of Halfords gave guests an insight into cracking the credit crunch.