Penelope Gilliatt

Standard Name: Gilliatt, Penelope


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Friends, Associates Penelope Mortimer
PM counted among her friends and acquaintances many well-known names from literature and the cinema. In Rome she met Bette Davis and Dirk Bogarde . In New York she met director Alain Resnais and producers...
Literary responses Muriel Spark
Penelope Gilliatt thought the evil in Seton had been to some extent absorbed by Bridges.
Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark. The Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009.
Evelyn Waugh pronounced this the cleverest and most elegant of all Mrs Spark's clever and elegant books.
Spark, Muriel. Robinson. Penguin, 1964.
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Publishing Elizabeth Jane Howard
Once she had secured an advance on her first novel, EJH was at once able to place a couple of pieces in Vogue. She later wrote reviews for a little magazine run by Nancy Spain
Publishing Penelope Mortimer
As Ann Temple, Penelope Dimont (later PM ) wrote a lonely hearts column for the Daily Mail. Later she reviewed novels in the Sunday Times and films in The Observer (where she succeeded...
Textual Production Enid Bagnold
One of EB 's motives in writing this book was to refute critics' negative responses to her plays. An early draft began with an open letter to someone she regarded as one of the worst...


1 January 1916
The British edition of Vogue (an American fashion magazine) began publishing from Condé Nast in Hanover Square, London.
21 February 1924
The first issue appeared of the New Yorkermagazine (still going strong in the twenty-first century).
Borne Back Daily.
21 February 2011
Sunday, Bloody Sunday, a screenplay by Penelope Gilliatt that received an Oscar nomination, was published.
Penelope Gilliatt published Unholy Fools, Wits, Comics, Disturbers of the Peace, a book that explores the role of the comic, especially in film and theatre.
July 1975
Contributing to her reputation as an important film critic, Penelope Gilliatt published a filmmaker's profile entitled Jean Renoir : Essays, Conversations, Reviews.
Penelope Gilliatt published another study of a French filmmaker: Jacques Tati.
July 1977
Splendid Lives: Stories by Penelope Gilliatt was published.
Penelope Gilliatt published The Cutting Edge: A Novel.
Three-Quarter Face: Reports & Reflections by Penelope Gilliatt collected her various reviews and profiles of celebrities (including Nabokov , Hitchcock , Woody Allen , and Diane Keaton ).
Penelope Gilliatt 's novelMortal Matters, published this year, is based on her childhood in the shipbuilding and coalmining region of Northumberland.
Penelope Gilliatt published A Woman of Singular Occupation, a novel.
Penelope Gilliatt published this year both Lingo, a short-story volume, and To Wit: In Celebration of Comedy, a study of the genre.