American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters

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Reception Sylvia Townsend Warner
STW was made an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters .
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. The Diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner. Harman, ClaireEditor , Chatto and Windus, 1994.
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Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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Reception Edith Wharton
EW 's literary career was achieved in face of the indifference or disapproval of her relations, who felt that to publish was to lose caste. In 1923 EW was awarded an Honorary DLitt by Yale University
Reception Jeanette Winterson
This novel received the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters .
Contemporary Authors. Gale Research, 1962.
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Kester-Shelton, Pamela, editor. Feminist Writers. St James Press, 1996.
Reviewers in Cosmopolitan, the London Review of Books, The Times, the Financial Times...
Reception Enid Bagnold
Selznick and EB had both braced themselves for failure, so they were pleasantly surprised at the glowing reviews after the first night. In the New York Times, for instance, Brooks Atkinson decribed the play...
Reception Wendy Cope
Although once again most of the poems are in some way funny, WC herself sees this as a bleak book, attentive to the traditional link between poets and suicide.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Diana Hendry , reviewing WC
Reception Wendy Cope
WC was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1993. She is also a member of the American Academy of Letters .
Reception Anita Desai
Many critics agree that AD is a formidable writer, at home in intimate psychological worlds
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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as well as in social, historical, and political polemics. Salman Rushdie has named her central subject as solitude, and...
Reception Mavis Gallant
Although MG never attended a post-secondary institution, she was the recipient of at least eight honorary degrees from Canadian universities between 1984 and 1998, in addition to being made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
Reception Denise Levertov
Over these years, DL 's reputation grew. She won two successive awards from the magazine Poetry, the Bess Hokin Prize for the title poem of With Eyes at the Back of Our Heads...
Reception Iris Murdoch
This year IM became an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters .
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black, 1849.
Reception Iris Murdoch
Other honours in 1987 included being made a Companion of Literature, and receiving an Honorary DLitt from Oxford University . Cambridge University awarded her a Honorary LittD in 1993. She received Honorary Fellowships from St Anne's College, Oxford
Reception Anne Sexton
Like To Bedlam and Part Way Back before it, this was nominated for the National Book Award but did not in the end win. It brought Sexton, however, the award of a travelling scholarship from...
Reception Muriel Spark
MS received many honours, including being made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1963, an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1978, an Officier de l'Ordre des...
Textual Production Isak Dinesen
In her speech to the American Academy of Arts and Letters , ID took as subject her own life and career.
Borne Back Daily.
5 February 2008
Wealth and Poverty Djuna Barnes
By this time she relied on stipends from Peggy Guggenheim and Natalie Barney in order to live. She also received money from Samuel Beckett , Janet Flanner , and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters

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