Valentine Cunningham

Standard Name: Cunningham, Valentine

Connections

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Literary responses Penelope Fitzgerald
This book produced the first of PF 's shortlistings for the Booker prize.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Valentine Cunningham in the Times Literary Supplement registered enjoyment of the rich repertoire of odd characters and the Hardy -like gothic...
Literary responses Deborah Moggach
Of this novel she has said that she was trying to bridge the generation gap between parents and adolescent children, and to show the funnier and more embarrassing side of the struggle into adulthood. Critic...
Literary responses Bernice Rubens
Valentine Cunningham reads this as an example of BR 's extremely angry novels about unfaithful husbands and parasitic female adulterers.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Literary responses Bernice Rubens
Valentine Cunningham feels this novel to carry a charge of bitterness about male infidelity.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Literary responses Bernice Rubens
Alfred Hickling , reviewing for the Guardian, called this book BR 's most astringent and militant work to date, yet judged that overall it failed to find a balance between historical events and imaginative...
Literary responses Bernice Rubens
BR was made a Fellow of the University of Wales at Cardiff in 1982, received an Honorary DLitt from the same institution in 1991, and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in...
Textual Production Bernice Rubens
BR became a maker of documentary films, dealing especially with children's issues; she worked on her films between novels. Valentine Cunningham in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography singles out for mention her Dear Mum...

Timeline

By 15 May 1981
Salman Rushdie published Midnight's Children, a novel in which the midnight in question is the moment of Indian independence from Britain.