Karl Miller

Standard Name: Miller, Karl


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Literary responses Caroline Blackwood
This was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Philip Larkin (a member of the jury) voted against it on the grounds that it was memoir rather than fiction, and it did not win.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Schoenberger, Nancy. Dangerous Muse, A Life of Caroline Blackwood. Phoenix.
Karl Miller
Literary responses Alice Munro
In Britain an eager admiration of her was shared by editor Karl Miller and historian Eric Hobsbawm .
Miller, Karl. “Eric Hobsbawm”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 20, p. 12.
Reviews throughout her career have been mostly appreciative, even celebratory. Christian Lorentzen struck an unwonted splenetic note...
Literary responses Edna O'Brien
Anne Enright in The Guardian offered an enthusiastic welcome to this book, praising its prose that is scrupulous and lyrical, beautiful and exact.
Enright, Anne. “An annoyance to Irish literary males”. Guardian Weekly, pp. 38-9.
Karl Miller , in an astute review, also offered a personal...
Literary responses Harriette Wilson
Admiration of HW as a writer united historian Eric Hobsbawm and editor Karl Miller . Miller judged the memoirs a well-written serious work, as much a work of social history, a study of class and...
Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
Before beginning work on The Dressmaker, BB had begun on a novel set in the USA entitled He's the Captan of the Team. This seems to have no connection with The Dressmaker...
Publishing Seamus Heaney
Three poems by SH appeared in the New Statesman, whose editor was Karl Miller .
Corcoran, Neil. “Seamus Heaney obituary”. theguardian.com.
Reception Beryl Bainbridge
Reviews were excellent, but BB was astonished when they treated this as a funny book.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(4 November 1978): 14
Karl Miller , a steady admirer of her writing, hoped Bainbridge would get the Booker Prize...
Reception Iris Murdoch
This book was runner-up for the Booker Prize, by a whisker and a casting vote. The winner was The Siege of Krishnapur by J. G. Farrell . The judges were Edna O'Brien and Mary McCarthy


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Miller, Karl. “Brigid Brophy: A Memoir”. Raritan: A Quarterly Review, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 38-52.
Miller, Karl. “Eric Hobsbawm”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 20, p. 12.
Miller, Karl. “Gallivanting”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 22, pp. 29-30.