Ivy Compton-Burnett

Ivy Compton-Burnett

by Barbara Hardy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474401340
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Barbara Hardy is Professor of English Literature Emeritus, Birkbeck, University of London, Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Society of Literature, the Welsh Academy, and Hon. Member of the Modern Languages Association.

Table of Contents

1. Title and Text;
2. Making Conversation;
3. The Narrative Imagination;
4. Languages of Feeling;
5. The Creature in its Conditions;
6. Meals and Hospitalities;
7. Games We Play;
8. Books We Read and Write;
9. Elders and Betters;
10. Darkness and Day;
Selected Bibliography.

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