Pym


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Pym

 (pĭm), Barbara 1913-1980.
British writer known for her comic novels of English life, such as Excellent Women (1952).

Pym

(pɪm)
n
1. (Biography) 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. (Biography) 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)

Pym

(pɪm)

n.
John, 1584–1643, English statesman.
References in classic literature ?
I shall take you with me, Pym, and set off this morning; so be ready by half-past eleven.
You must have Meg saddled for me and brought to the door at half- past eleven, and I shall want Rattler saddled for Pym at the same time.
Like the fabulous Gordon Pym, at every moment I expected to see "that veiled human figure, of larger proportions than those of any inhabitant of the earth, thrown across the cataract which defends the approach to the pole.
30) For the related claim that Pym's mind exemplifies the artistic imagination, see Joseph Moldenhauer, "Imagination and Pelversity in The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym," Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 13 (Summer 1971), 271.
While she often referred to the anthropologists and their work in less than flattering terms, calling the former "irritating" and the latter "dull," Pym herself adopted an anthropological sensibility (Private 205, 220).
The completion of 'Aubade' was probably Larkin's most significant work of literary creation in 1977, and it came about not many months after Pym had pointed out to him that she had quoted from a work of his in her most recent novel.
I do not know whether Barbara Pym would have reacted in either of the ways which Mr.
Pym, like Austen, seemed to feel that "two or three families in a country village" were the very stuff of fiction.
Most critics, like her close friend Hazel Holt, have made Barbara Pym (1913-80) resemble one of her own heroines, who, though she might joke about being an "old brown spinster," enjoyed a full and resourceful life in London and later near Oxford.
Deepest sympathy to Debbie, Ashley, Vincent and Family on the sad loss of Pym.
According to Hollywood Reporter, Yellowjacket was an alternate superhero identity that Pym used after he lost his memory in an accident.