Charles Percy Snow

Standard Name: Snow, Charles Percy
Used Form: C. P. Snow

Connections

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death Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ died after several strokes (she had emphysema), nearly a year after her second husband 's death.
John Halperin 's life of her husband gives the date as one day later.
Halperin, John. C.P. Snow: An Oral Biography. Harvester, 1983.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Halperin, John. C.P. Snow: An Oral Biography. Harvester, 1983.
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Family and Intimate relationships Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ married, as her second husband, the scientist and writer C. P. Snow ; their being both authors, she said, was never a problem but always a binding factor.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner, 1974.
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Family and Intimate relationships Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ 's husband, C. P. Snow , a well-known public figure and since 1964 a life peer, died.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Family and Intimate relationships Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ met scientist and novelist C. P. Snow, later Lord Snow , for the first time in 1941, after they had already been corresponding on literary topics.
Halperin, John. C.P. Snow: An Oral Biography. Harvester, 1983.
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Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner, 1974.
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Friends, Associates Mary Gawthorpe
Friends, Associates Susan Hill
While studying at King's CollegeSH , an aspiring writer, wrote to novelist Pamela Hansford Johnson and her writer husband C. P. Snow for advice on the profession. The couple answered her letters and even...
Intertextuality and Influence Pamela Hansford Johnson
This is a satirical novel set on a US campus—though not, PHJ insists, embodying any identifiable place or people. The title, from Shakespeare 's Midsummer Night's Dream, suggests that the campus of the story...
Literary responses Olivia Manning
Growing Up was praised in print by Elizabeth Bowen and privately by C. P. Snow . The Times Literary Supplement found the stories distinguished for both their clarity and their good writng but marred by...
Literary responses Sylvia Pankhurst
The book was well received, and enhanced SP 's reputation with the general public. George Bernard Shaw praised it in a speech on the BBC in which he compared SP to Joan of Arc ...
Literary responses Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
RPJ was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, 1976, the Neil Gunn International Fellowship in earlier 1979, a MacArthur Foundation Grant in 1983, and a CBE in 1998.
Sucher, Laurie. The Fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: The Politics of Passion. Macmillan, 1989.
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Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
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Gates, Anita. “Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Screenwriter, Dies at 85”. The New York Times.
She attracted less critical attention in...
Literary responses Pamela Hansford Johnson
Wendy Pollard , who published a biography of her in 2014, was admiringly enthusiastic about PHJ 's writing; Tessa Hadley , who reviewed the biography, held a much lower opinion. Johnson's style, wrote Hadley, was...
Performance of text Pamela Hansford Johnson
A joint dramatic adaptation by PHJ and her husband , The Public Prosecutor (written by them from Marguerite Alexieva 's translation of the Bulgarian of Georgi Dzhagarov ), was produced at Hampstead Theatre Club .
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Reception Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ herself had such doubts about the quality of this novel that she would have burned the manuscript if her husband had not intervened.
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner, 1974.
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British Book News, however, praised its remarkably human and...
Residence Pamela Hansford Johnson
Having begun their married life in Hyde Park Crescent, PHJ and C. P. Snow (her second husband) moved to an old, half-timbered house in the main street of Clare in Suffolk.
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner, 1974.
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Textual Production Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ published short stories in periodicals, and many of them were included in anthologies such as Stories of the Forties, 1945 (edited by Reginald Moore and Woodrow Wyatt ), and the first and third...

Timeline

September 1949
PEN International held a conference in Venice. Delegates included W. H. Auden , C. P. Snow , Pamela Hansford Johnson , and Cecily Mackworth .
May 1959
C. P. Snow gave the year's Rede Lecture at Cambridge University : The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution.