Anthony Dymoke Powell

Standard Name: Powell, Anthony Dymoke


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Family and Intimate relationships Antonia Fraser
Novelist Anthony Powell was AF 's uncle by marriage (his wife being born a Pakenham). Perhaps not surprisingly in this household full of literary creativity, three of AF's siblings—her sisters Rachel and Judith , and...
Family and Intimate relationships Judith Kazantzis
Another sister, Rachel , became a poet, and the youngest sister, Catherine (who died early), a journalist. Their eldest brother, Thomas , became another historian. The novelist Anthony Powell married into the Pakenham family.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Elizabeth Pakenham
Literary responses Ivy Compton-Burnett
Of this novel ICB wrote, I have never had such superficial reviews.
Spurling, Hilary. Secrets of a Woman’s Heart. Hodder and Stoughton.
They did, however, praise the book, especially in the case of reviewers who were also novelists, like Elizabeth Bowen , Pamela Hansford Johnson
Literary responses Elspeth Huxley
Anthony Powell reviewed this novel badly in the Times Literary Supplement, but he was in a minority. In The TimesOliver Prescott praised it as constantly interesting,
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.
though not emotionally powerful, with...
Literary responses Evelyn Waugh
The reviewer for the TLS was Anthony Powell , who gave a sympathetic account of the book but noted that the topic had taken all the author's ingenuity to weld into a workmanlike novel, that...
Literary responses Evelyn Waugh
Responses to the series varied widely. Anthony Powell welcomed the first of the trilogy in the Times Literary Supplement, noting that it combined its serious portrayal of a middle-aged civilian caught up in war...
Publishing Lucy Toulmin Smith
The half-title of volume 3 reads Leland's Itinerary in Wales; the other volumes read Leland's Itinerary in England and Wales.
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
A facsimile reprint, issued by Centaur Press in 1964 and weighing almost three...
Textual Features Olivia Manning
The first trilogy draws on OM 's experience of the early years of the Second World War in eastern Europe. In both trilogies, British national concerns are disconcertingly filtered through people whose priorities and loyalties...


April 1952: Ralph Ellison his novel The Invisible Man,...

Writing climate item

April 1952

Ralph Ellison his novelThe Invisible Man, ranked as better than any other novel of its time
Greif, Mark. “Black and White Life”. London Review of Books, pp. 11-13.
by a recent critic.


Powell, Anthony Dymoke. “Escape from Environment”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 2609, p. 89.
Powell, Anthony Dymoke. “West African Rock”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 2417, p. 302.