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G. F. Dutton

G. F. Dutton  

(1924– ),British poet, born on the Welsh borders, of Anglo-Scottish parentage. He has lived most of his life in Scotland and has published works on a variety of subjects, including ...
A. G. MacDonell

A. G. MacDonell  

(1895–1941) British novelistEngland, Their England (1933) FictionThe Shakespeare Murders [as ‘Neil Gordon’] (1933) FictionEngland, Their England (1933) FictionThe Shakespeare Murders [as ‘Neil ...
M.G. Vassanji

M.G. Vassanji  

(b. 1950).Moyez G. Vassanji was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and grew up in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. After his high-school education he moved to the United States, where he ...
George Bagshawe Harrison

George Bagshawe Harrison  

(1894–91),British scholar and critic, born in Hove, Sussex, educated at Queens' College, Cambridge. In 1924 he began lecturing at King's College, University of London, subsequently holding ...
C. F. G. Masterman

C. F. G. Masterman  

(1874–1927),British writer on social conditions, born in Wimbledon, educated at Christ's College, Cambridge. The zealous social concern produced by his Christian idealism and liberal political ...
Alistair Elliot

Alistair Elliot  

(1932– ),British poet, born in Liverpool; he spent his childhood in the north of England and the USA, and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. Among other posts, he has ...
G. R. Elton

G. R. Elton  

(1921–1994) British historianThe Tudor Revolution in Government (1953) Non-FictionEngland Under the Tudors (1955) Non-FictionPolicy and Police (1972) Non-FictionReform and Reformation (1977) ...
De Lisser, H. G.

De Lisser, H. G.  

(1878–1944) Jamaican novelistJane's Career (1914) FictionSusan Proudleigh (1915) FictionTriumphant Squalitone (1917) FictionRevenge (1919) FictionThe White Witch of Rosehall (1929) FictionPsyche ...
Dick Davis

Dick Davis  

(1945– ),British poet, born in Portsmouth, educated at King's College, Cambridge, and the University of Manchester. He held a succession of teaching posts in Greece, Italy, Iran, and elsewhere from ...
G. S. Fraser

G. S. Fraser  

(1915 –80),was born in Glasgow. After graduating from St Andrews in 1937 Fraser worked as a journalist in Aberdeen. He spent most of the Second World War in Egypt ...
Clere Parsons

Clere Parsons  

(1908–31),British poet, born in India, educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he was a contemporary of W. H. Auden, and was recognized as one of the most promising young ...
Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature  

The first periodical to be devoted exclusively to critical consideration of writing produced in Canada. It has appeared quarterly since its establishment in 1959 by George Woodcock at the University ...
Tono-Bungay

Tono-Bungay  

H. G. Wells, 1908, Macmillan.The autobiography of George Ponderevo, whose early life is modelled on that of Wells. The narrative is interspersed with digressions, reflections, monologues, and essays. ...
Mr Britling Sees It Through

Mr Britling Sees It Through  

A novel by H. G. Wells, published in 1916. Set on the eve of the First World War, the novel concerns Hugh Britling, a well-known author resembling Wells himself, who ...
Kamala Markandaya

Kamala Markandaya  

(1924–2004),British novelist, born and educated in India. Nectar in a Sieve (1954) established her as the first notable woman novelist from the Indian subcontinent. The impact of new economic and ...
Ann Veronica

Ann Veronica  

A novel by H. G. Wells, published in 1909. In this novel of suburban rebellion Ann Veronica Stanley, a 21-year-old science student, refuses to accept her father's authority, leaves home ...
First Men in the Moon

First Men in the Moon  

H. G. Wells, 1901, George Newnes.The novel, which Wells described as an ‘imaginative spree’, began life as a series of three interconnected short stories published in the Strand in ...
Kipps

Kipps  

A novel by H. G. Wells.
New Machiavelli

New Machiavelli  

H. G. Wells, 1911, John Lane.One of what Wells called his ‘prig novels’, The New Machiavelli is the autobiographical record of Richard Remington's rise from shabby-genteel childhood to parliamentary ...
History of Mr Polly

History of Mr Polly  

A novel by H. G. Wells, published in 1910. The story of a small shopkeeper who rebels against his station in life, The History of Mr Polly is a unique ...

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