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life of Ivy Compton-Burnett

E. Sprigge

life of Ivy Compton-Burnett

by E. Sprigge

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Published by Gollancz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compton-Burnett, I. -- 1884-1969.

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    Statementby E. Sprigge.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20634317M

    Ivy speaks! Critics on Ivy Compton-Burnett. People in her life. Obituary. Introduction to Manservant and Maidservant. Introduction to A House and Its Head. Mistress of the Country House. Bibliography. Resources. Feedback: The 20 Novels of Ivy Compton-Burnett "Miss Compton-Burnett is   A House and Its Head is Ivy Compton-Burnett's subversive look at the politics of family life, and perhaps the most unsparing of her novels. No sooner has Duncan Edgeworth's wife died than he takes a new, much younger bride whose willful ways provoke a series of transgressions that begins with adultery and ends, much to everyone's relief, in ://

      No hay duda de que el clásico principio don’t judge a book by its cover debería aplicarse también a la apariencia física de un escritor. Sin embargo, en el caso de la sin par Ivy Compton-Burnett (), basta echar una ojeada a sus fotografías para comprobar cuánto se asemeja su imagen a su propia escritura: severa, seca, invariable y con un desconcertante toque personal, entre la Life of Ivy Compton-Burnett. New York, G. Braziller [] (OCoLC) Named Person: I Compton-Burnett; Ivy Compton-Burnett; I Compton-Burnett: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Sprigge

    The first fully detailed and critically contextualised study of the novels of Ivy Compton-Burnett. Ivy Compton-Burnett is a strikingly original novelist, writing conversation-novels in which talk is the medium and subject. She is innovative like Joyce and Woolf but more accessible and less theoretical, a Ivy Compton-Burnett was born in London in to James Compton-Burnett and Katherine, the daughter of Rowland Rees, and was educated at Royal Holloway College. Her life was marked by grief


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Muy apreciada por ciertos lectores cultivados, fue premiada en por su novela Mother and Son con el James Tait Black Memorial ://When I wrote about Pamela Hansford Johnson’s pamphlet on Ivy Compton-Burnett, I mentioned that it had made me keen to read more of my beloved Dame Ivy’s work soon.

It didn’t take me long – at Easter I delved through my collection of Ivy Compton-Burnett novels to find one to fill a gap in A Century of Books, and opted (because I love its dryly prosaic title) for More Women Than Men ()  But this was Barbara Hardy’s last book. Sadly, the publisher notes that Hardy died after giving the final proofs her approval, before seeing the finished text published.

So it snaps shut without a full and satisfying conclusion, just as Compton-Burnett’s novels do; unfairly, like life. I. Compton-Burnett