The Resource The selected essays of Cyril Connolly, edited and with an introduction by Peter Quennell

The selected essays of Cyril Connolly, edited and with an introduction by Peter Quennell

Label
The selected essays of Cyril Connolly
Title
The selected essays of Cyril Connolly
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Peter Quennell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cyril Connolly, best known for The Unquiet Grave and Enemies of Promise, was an essayist and parodist of genius, a literary journalist, editor of monthly magazine Horizon (1939-1950), book critic for the London Sunday Times from 1951, and nurturer of some of the finest writers of his time. The essays in this volume are selected from The Condemned Playground : Essays, 1927-1944 (1945), Ideas and Places (1953), and Previous Convictions (1963)
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1974
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Connolly, Cyril
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6005.O393
LC item number
A6 1984
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1993
  • 1903-1974
  • 1903-1974
  • 1903-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Quennell, Peter
  • Connolly, Cyril
  • Connolly, Cyril
  • Connolly, Cyril
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Books
  • Books
  • English literature
  • Intellectual life
  • London (England)
  • England
Label
The selected essays of Cyril Connolly, edited and with an introduction by Peter Quennell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Stanley Moss book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Spring Revolution
  • Impressions of Europe (1955)
  • England not my England
  • One of my Londons.
  • II. Life & Literature.
  • Distress of Plenty
  • The ant-lion
  • Writers & society, 1940-3
  • On re-reading Petronius
  • The elegiac temperment
  • [Introduction]:
  • In quest of rococo
  • James Joyce: 1
  • James Joyce: 2--
  • James Joyce: 3
  • Farewell to surrealism
  • Imitations of Horace
  • Ninety years of novel reading
  • More about the modern novel
  • Oscar Wilde: 1
  • Oscar Wilde: 2
  • Cyril Connolly as critic
  • Living with lemurs
  • Beyond believing.
  • III. Satires & parodies.
  • Felicity
  • Felicity entertains
  • Told in Gath
  • Where eagles fear to tread
  • Bond strikes camp
  • Peter Quennell
  • I. Travel.
  • The grand tour
  • Revisiting Greece
  • Bordeaux-Greece
  • Hommage to Switzerland
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 307 pages
Isbn
9780892550722
Lccn
83022147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10100885
  • (OCoLC)ocm10100885
Label
The selected essays of Cyril Connolly, edited and with an introduction by Peter Quennell
Publication
Note
"A Stanley Moss book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Spring Revolution
  • Impressions of Europe (1955)
  • England not my England
  • One of my Londons.
  • II. Life & Literature.
  • Distress of Plenty
  • The ant-lion
  • Writers & society, 1940-3
  • On re-reading Petronius
  • The elegiac temperment
  • [Introduction]:
  • In quest of rococo
  • James Joyce: 1
  • James Joyce: 2--
  • James Joyce: 3
  • Farewell to surrealism
  • Imitations of Horace
  • Ninety years of novel reading
  • More about the modern novel
  • Oscar Wilde: 1
  • Oscar Wilde: 2
  • Cyril Connolly as critic
  • Living with lemurs
  • Beyond believing.
  • III. Satires & parodies.
  • Felicity
  • Felicity entertains
  • Told in Gath
  • Where eagles fear to tread
  • Bond strikes camp
  • Peter Quennell
  • I. Travel.
  • The grand tour
  • Revisiting Greece
  • Bordeaux-Greece
  • Hommage to Switzerland
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 307 pages
Isbn
9780892550722
Lccn
83022147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10100885
  • (OCoLC)ocm10100885

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