Norman Mailer

Standard Name: Mailer, Norman


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Friends, Associates Marianne Moore
She became a celebrity, and became acquainted with other celebrities, like Norman Mailer , James Baldwin , and Harry Belafonte .
Williams, Mary-Kay. “What a Mother”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 23, p. 19021.
Literary responses Olivia Manning
It was a disappointment to OM when The Observer review, by Ruth Inglis , was headlined, Who is Olivia Manning?
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus.
Francis King , however, opened a composite review with this novel, placing it ahead...
Literary responses Mary McCarthy
It was controversial as well as popular. Its frank descriptions of sex, contraception and breast-feeding caused such a scandal that the novel was banned in Australia as an offence to public morals. Norman Mailer ,...
politics Rebecca West
Although she was against censorship, RW objected to literature with no redeeming moral value.
Rollyson, Carl. Rebecca West: A Saga of the Century. Hodder and Stoughton.
She left the Festival after four days, disgusted with its exaltation of homosexuality of the vulgarest sort, pornography, and drug-taking...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Diana Athill
Part one is the story of the publishing houses that DA worked with. She begins by explaining that business figures (which someone had mentioned as the key to an interesting book about publishing) would not...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Germaine Greer
The title alludes to the key study by Sandra M. Gilbert , The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination, 1979. The introduction pays tribute to the women Greer...


4 May 1949: Norman Mailer published a novel about a US...

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4 May 1949

Norman Mailer published a novel about a US assault and short campaign in the Philippines during World War Two: The Naked and the Dead.

30 April 1971: A Public Debate on Women's Liberation was...

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30 April 1971

A Public Debate on Women's Liberation was held at the Town Hall, New York, between Norman Mailer on one hand, and on the other Jacqueline Ceballos , Germaine Greer , Jill Johnston , and Diana Trilling .


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