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ISBN:
0312139535
Author:
Clive Fisher
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Arts & Literature
Language:
English
Publisher:
St Martins Pr; 1st U.S. ed edition (January 1, 1996)
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466 pages
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In his lively and illuminating study of Cyril Connolly, noted biographer Clive Fisher focuses his lens on the life of one of England's most controversial and influential literary figures.

In his lively and illuminating study of Cyril Connolly, noted biographer Clive Fisher focuses his lens on the life of one of England's most controversial and influential literary figures.

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Influential English literary critic Cyril Connolly (1903-1974) is best known for his wartime reflections, The Unquiet Grave (1944), an angst-ridden quest for artistic integrity in a world gone mad. That book's eloquent pessimism about marriage, art, happiness, its self-pity and hedonism, were. That book's eloquent pessimism about marriage, art, happiness, its self-pity and hedonism, were salient features in Connolly's personal life, observes British author Fisher, a biographer of Noel Coward.

CYRIL CONNOLLY The Life and Times of England's Most Controversial . 466 pp. New York: St. Martin's Press.

CYRIL CONNOLLY The Life and Times of England's Most Controversial Literary Critic. His book "The Unquiet Grave," an elegant tapestry of quotations, musings, aphorisms and autobiographical reflections published in 1944, was judged by Edmund Wilson "one of the best written that have come out of wartime England.

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Home Fisher, Clive Cyril Connolly: The Life and Times of England's Most. Influential English literary critic Cyril Connolly (1903-1974) is best known for his wartime reflections, The Unquiet Grave (1944), an angst-ridden quest for artistic integrity in a world gone mad.

Cyril Connolly (1903-74) was an aesthetic Georgian gadfly, and Fisher (No‰l Coward, 1992) relates in a. .

Cyril Connolly (1903-74) was an aesthetic Georgian gadfly, and Fisher (No‰l Coward, 1992) relates in a fittingly tart, gossipy style his stingings and dartings about the Brideshead generation. Connolly's ambitions, whether literary, social, or romantic, pulled him in multiple directions throughout his life, and Fisher tellingly brings out the resulting contradictions, successes, and failures.

Fisher's second biography, Cyril Connolly: The Life and Times of England's Most Controversial Literary Critic, was published in 1996. Connolly associated with many big names of the time, including George Orwell, Evelyn Waugh, and . Auden, all of whom "Fisher dazzingly portrays" in his "stylish, disarming," and "spirited biography," remarked a critic in Publishers Weekly.

Fisher, Clive, Cyril Connolly: the life and times of England's most controversial literary critic, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. Hobson, Anthony, Cyril Connolly as a book collector, Edinburgh: Tragara Press, 1983

Fisher, Clive, Cyril Connolly: the life and times of England's most controversial literary critic, New York: St. Hobson, Anthony, Cyril Connolly as a book collector, Edinburgh: Tragara Press, 1983. Pryce-Jones, David, Cyril Connolly: journal and memoir, New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1984. Shelden, Michael, Friends of promise: Cyril Connolly and the world of Horizon, New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Spender, Stephen, Cyril Connolly: a memoir, Edinburgh: Tragara Press, 1978. Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Cyril Connolly: The Life and Times of England's Most Controversial Literary Critic. Humanism and Democratic Criticism (Columbia Themes in Philosophy).

Cyril Connolly was an English literary critic and novelist. This biography of Cyril Connolly provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Revealing his brilliant wit and his profound influence, along with his tendency to excesses of the flesh, a chronicle of the life of the English essayist and critic also discusses Connolly's friendships with the literary greats, including Eliot and Orwell.