Christopher Isherwood

Standard Name: Isherwood, Christopher


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Dedications W. H. Auden
WHA published his Collected Shorter Poems, 1927-1957, dedicated to Christopher Isherwood and Chester Kallman .
British Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons.
Auden, W. H. Collected Shorter Poems, 1927-1957. Faber and Faber.
Education W. H. Auden
Wystan Auden attended St Edmund's School at Hindhead inSurrey (where he first met Christopher Isherwood ), then Gresham's School at Holt inNorfolk, which was supposedly modern and progressive but which he later described as...
Friends, Associates Rosamond Lehmann
RL was also a great success with the art-historian Bernard Berenson . Among a younger generation of artists and writers whom she often welcomed as guests were Siegfried Sassoon , W. H. Auden , Christopher Isherwood
Friends, Associates Ling Shuhua
Other authors with connections to Bloomsbury were drawn to Wuhan: W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood visited the campus on 22 April 1938 during their longer trip on which they wrote about the Sino-Japanese...
Friends, Associates Carson McCullers
CMC therefore shared her day-to-day life at various times with Davis , W. H. Auden , Louis MacNiece , Gypsy Rose Lee , Benjamin Britten , Richard Wright , Paul and Jane Bowles , Christopher Isherwood
Friends, Associates Dodie Smith
In America, DS developed close and enduring friendships with the writers John Van Druten and Christopher Isherwood . Isherwood dedicated his novel The World in the Evening to her.
Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus.
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Friends, Associates W. H. Auden
It was during his undergraduate years that WHA formed close friendships with his near-contemporary and fellow writer Christopher Isherwood and with fellow poet Stephen Spender . For a while these three were seen as a...
Intertextuality and Influence Naomi Mitchison
This indicates how the second world war turned her thoughts back towards the first. She noted the feeling of being on a small island of sand, cut off from past and future, and how wireless...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Renault
Homosexuals in British fiction had been portrayed mostly as sick, funny, or both since the Oscar Wilde trials (1895). E. M. Forster had kept his Maurice unpublished. Radclyffe Hall had run into trouble. Virginia Woolf
Intertextuality and Influence Zoë Fairbairns
ZF 's second contribution, Mrs Morris Changes Lanes, takes its title from Christopher Isherwood 's Mr Norris Changes Trains, 1935. Elderly Mrs Morris feeds her confidence and independence through her adventures in becoming...
Literary responses Rosamond Lehmann
Novelist Christopher Isherwood became Lehmann's friend as a result of his admiration of this book.
LeStourgeon, Diana. Rosamond Lehmann. Twayne.
Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang.
Her biographer Selina Hastings calls it a novel almost without flaw, and undoubtedly the best of RL 's works.
Hastings, Selina. Rosamond Lehmann. Chatto and Windus.
Literary responses Mary McCarthy
Edmund Wilson , who encouraged her to write the first story, thought the book marvelous . . . and recommended it to Vladimir Nabokov, whose own work Wilson championed when Nabokov came to the...
Literary responses Jan Morris
The TLS review, by Russell R. (Dai) Davies , was titled Mr Morris changes trains (from Christopher Isherwood 's novel Mr Norris Changes Trains, 1935). It referred to the recent surgery as the deed...
Literary responses Dodie Smith
Initially, the novel had a great vogue among adolescent girls, but others admired it as well. DS 's friend Christopher Isherwood wrote a letter to her full of praise for the novel: Your tremendous strength...
Literary responses Hope Mirrlees
This novel was well received in England by Christopher Isherwood and other readers. It was published in the United States in 1925, and a translation was published in France in 1929.
Henig, Suzanne. “Queen of Lud: Hope Mirrlees”. Virginia Woolf Quarterly, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 8-27.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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Auden, W. H., and Christopher Isherwood. Journey to a War. Faber and Faber, 1939.