Compton-Burnett


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Compton-Burnett

(ˈkɒmptənbɜːˈnɛt; -ˈbɜːnɪt)
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(Biography) Dame Ivy. 1884–1969, English novelist. Her novels include Men and Wives (1931) and Mother and Son (1955)
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The accounts given by the headmaster of Kevin's popularity among students made me think of the great novelist Ivy Compton-Burnett, who once wrote: 'The wrong is never the only thing a wrong-doer has done.
A Dame Ivy Roger-Billington B Dame Ivy Dennis-Hammerton C Dame Ivy Thomas-Brown D Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett 4.
Compton-Burnett and of two articles on Samuel Beckett.
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.
James Compton-Burnett (1840-1901) (4) used homeopathic doses of the tuberculous sputum to treat 54 people, calling this medicine Bacillinum.
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.
Young's novels within the context of works by Elizabeth Bowen, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Lettice Cooper, E.
His readers encountered Sheridan and Shelley as often as Thomas Merton, Evelyn Waugh, and Ivy Compton-Burnett.
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.
Taylor once gave a lecture on Woolf at Oxford, and in Current Biography for 1948, she names Austen, Flaubert, Compton-Burnett, Turgenev, Sterne, and Woolf as her favorite authors (614).
As in her earlier, otherwise first-rate biographies of Ivy Compton-Burnett and Paul Scott, Spurling tends to treat alcoholism as a symptom instead of a disease.
But shavings from Ronald Firbank, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Joe Orton, Charles Ludlam and various Victorian melo-dramatists also have contributed to the peculiar soup of fancy verbiage.