Ronald Blythe

Standard Name: Blythe, Ronald


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Fictionalization Margaret Catchpole
Richard Cobbold , son of Elizabeth Cobbold , and rector of Wortham, published a fictionalised treatment of MC 's life in 1845 entitled The History of Margaret Catchpole, a Suffolk Girl. It was...
Literary responses Bessie Head
Ronald Blythe wrote in a foreword to the eventual publication: Rarely has the cadence and the intelligence of the four generations which lived through these years been caught to accurately or so movingly.Elspeth Huxley
Reception Beryl Bainbridge
Reviews were gratifying (talent, wrote Ronald Blythe , was too mild a word), and the novel won the Guardian Fiction Prize and (like its predecessor) was short-listed for the Booker Prize.
King, Brendan. Beryl Bainbridge. Bloomsbury .
Textual Production Bessie Head
Giles Gordon had suggested she write a village book of the genre of Jan Myrdal's Report from a Chinese Village or Ronald Blythe 's Akenside. She would need, he said, to impose a...


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Cobbold, Richard et al. The History of Margaret Catchpole, a Suffolk Girl. Boydell Press, 1979.