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Jack London: A Life
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Jack London: A Life

By Kershaw, Alex

London: Harper Collins,. Hardback. 335pp. Biography of the nomadic American writer (Call of the Wilde; White Fang), oyster pirate, seal hunter etc. Two selections of black and white plates. Brief bibliography. Indexed. Black boards with gilt titles to spine. Dust wrapper is a little rubbed and tanned and slightly faded to spine. Near fine copy in good + dw. . Hardcover. 1997.

$13.13

The Politics of Twentieth-Century Novelists
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The Politics of Twentieth-Century Novelists

By Panchias, George A. (editor)

New York: Hawthorn,. Hardback. 374pp. Divided into 3 sections: British, Continental, American. 22 essays each largely dealing with just one writer. Writers covered include: H. G. Wells, E. M. Forster, D. H. Lawrence, Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Graham Greene, C P. Snow, Albert Camus, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Gunter Grass, Theodore Dreiser, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin, Norman Mailor, William Styron. Blue cloth is unevenly faded. Light edge wear. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1971.

$15.76

The English Novel in the Twentieth Century: The Doom of Empire
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The English Novel in the Twentieth Century: The Doom of Empire

By Green, Martin

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul,. Paperback. 236pp. A study of six authors: Rudyard Kipling, D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Evelyn Waugh, Kingsley Amis and Doris Lessing in the contexts of England as an imperialist, or post-imperialist power. Lightly browned to spine. Some edge and reading wear. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1984.

$6.57

The Reaction Against Experiment in the English Novel, 1950-1960
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The Reaction Against Experiment in the English Novel, 1950-1960

By Rabinovitz, Rabin

New York: Columbia University Press,. Hardback. 243pp. An examination of the apparent rejection by post-war British novelists of modernist experimental fiction. Extended focus on Angus Wilson, Kingsley Amis and C. P. Snow (as both novelist and critic), with some reference to William Golding, John Braine, Iris Murdoch, Alan Sillitoe. Bibliographies for the main 3 writers are given in detail covering books, essays and book reviews, and ending in 1962. Blue cloth is slightly rubbed and bumped. Lightly sunned to spine. Good+ copy . Hardcover. 1967.

$9.19

Jack London: The Man, the Writer, the Rebel
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Jack London: The Man, the Writer, the Rebel

By Barltrop, Robert

London: Pluto Press,. Hardback. 206pp. Biography of the American writer best known for his short fiction, his novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang, and autobiographical non-fiction including John Barleycorn and The Road. London was a socialist and this biography is published by the socialist Pluto Press. Selection of black and white photographs. Crease to inner flap of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is lightly rubbed. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. 1976.

$11.82

The Theoretical Dimensions of Henry James

By Rowe, John Carlos

London: Methuen,. Hardback. Dust wrapper has suffers and small chip and tear to back top edge. slight scuff mark to dw spine. Otherwise clean and neat. Very good copy in good dust wrapper . Hardcover. First edition thus. 1985.

$11.82

William Gerhardie: A Biography

By Davies, Dido

Oxford: OUP,. Paperback. 411pp. Biography of the novelist who was born (1895) in Russia to an English family. Published the first book in English on Chekhov. Small number of black and white plates. Indexed. Lightly rubbed with light dust soiling to edges. Internally beginning to brown. uncreased spine appears unread. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1991.

$4.60

The Terror of Art: Kafka and Modern Literature

By Greenberg, Martin

London: Andre Deutsch,. Hardback. 241pp. Slightest of edge wear. Dust wrapper sunned to spine. Light foxing to free front end paper. Ex libris sticker. Very good copy in good dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1971.

$9.19