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The literary achievement of Rebecca West

Harold Orel

The literary achievement of Rebecca West

by Harold Orel

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West, Rebecca, -- Dame -- Criticism and interpretation.

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    StatementHarold Orel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6045.E8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22146556M
    ISBN 100312487444
    OCLC/WorldCa12107901

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Dame Cicily Isabel Fairfield DBE (21 December – 15 March ), known as Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British author, journalist, literary critic and travel johnsonout.com author who wrote in many genres, West reviewed books for The Times, the New York Herald Tribune, the Sunday Telegraph, and The New Republic, and she was a correspondent for The johnsonout.comen: Anthony West.

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The Literary Achievement of Rebecca West (Studies in 20th Century Literature) 1st ed. Edition. by Harold Orel (Author) › Visit Amazon's Harold Orel Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Cited by: 9. The Literary Achievement of Rebecca West. Authors: Orel, Harold, Martin, Natalie Free Preview. Buy this book eBook 53,49 Services for this book. Download High-Resolution Cover.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google++. Bibliographic Information Bibliographic Information. One of the foremost expository prose writers of the twentieth century, Rebecca West has had a varied literary career spanning more than a half-century. Her works range over the fields of political journalism, literary criticism, biography, history, travel, and fiction.

In assessing Miss West’s multi-faceted literary achievement Peter Wolfe provides a thought­ful examination of the process. Jan 01,  · Dame Rebecca West, an imposing presence among her contemporaries, has slipped badly as they have aged and is now widely unread and ripe for a rehabilitation effort.

Although Rhys is far better established than West, there is still movement in critical judgments of Rhys and uncertainty about her final standing among modernist writers. Jan 01,  · In the case of Rebecca West, the result is a pretty drastic reshaping of the material.

Thus we have a woman who lived ninety years and wrote an immense lot of journalism, history, fiction, and criticism of all kinds presented by Fay Weldon as the Unwed Mother, the. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Literary Achievement of Rebecca West at johnsonout.comnd: Harold Orel, natalie martin.

Rebecca West Limited preview - All Book Search results » About the author H.G. Wells, with whom she had a son. A brilliant and versatile novelist, critic, essayist, and political commentator, West's greatest literary achievement is perhaps her travel diary, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey through Yugoslavia ().

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Front Matter. Pages i-xii. PDF. Rebecca West Published by Salem Press, Inc. Although Rebecca West excelled in a variety of literary genres, she first came to prominence as a book reviewer, a role that she continued throughout.

West’s World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West, by Lorna Gibb. A writer of supreme talent and versatility, Rebecca West was astute in everything except how to liveAuthor: Patrick Skene Catling.

Rebecca is a Gothic novel by English author Dame Daphne du johnsonout.com is about an unnamed young woman who impetuously marries a wealthy widower, only to discover that he and his household are haunted by the memory of his late first wife, the title johnsonout.com: Daphne du Maurier.

Mar 11,  · HG Wells, author of more than books, was also a prophet of the sexual revolution. David Lodge delves into his many affairs and, below, DJ Taylor considers his literary achievement.

Reporting that is significant as social history is a rare achievement, and when-as in the hands of Rebecca West — it is also at times great literature and almost constantly great writing, the result is a must for readers and good citizens. Here is a collection of essays exploring current events in the light of the changing scene,- in Germany, in England, in America.

Rebecca West even had a weakness for beautiful empresses, and in the opening pages of the book, meditating upon the assassination of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria inshe imagined Elizabeth saying to her subject peoples: "Look, I am the Empress, but I am not evil.".

Finalists for all Book Awards, including the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and our Career Achievement Awards, will be announced in January The Winners will be celebrated live at the PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony on March 2 at the Town Hall in.

Aug 05,  · West’s vast, complex book Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is more than a timeless guide to Yugoslavia - it is a portrait of the author’s soul and of Europe on the brink of war. Geoff Dyer explores. Essays and criticism on Rebecca West - West, Rebecca (Pseudonym of Cecily Fairfield Andrews) one might propose that her achievement is not to be located in this book or in that one, but in the.

Looking back on his life, at the age of sixty-five, H. G. Wells concluded that it could be written only as a comedy. “Imperfection and incompleteness are the certain lot of all creative workers.Dec 15,  · PEN/EO Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing (US$10,) This prize honors literary excellence in a book on the subject of the physical or biological sciences and communicates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience.

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