Ronald Firbank

Standard Name: Firbank, Ronald


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Fictionalization Vita Sackville-West
Response to VSW 's writing has often been overshadowed, always blended, with response to her physical or social charisma, and the glamour of her family history. In 1923 Ronald Firbank portrayed her in The Flower...
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
By the 1920s most of AL 's earlier friends were either dead or living abroad. But she was sought out by the novelists Somerset Maugham and Ronald Firbank , and by Wilde's younger son, Vyvyan Holland
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
Her pleasure in European travel included spending time with young friends: Harold Acton , Ronald Firbank , the Sitwellbrothers , and the young composer William Walton .
Speedie, Julie. Wonderful Sphinx: The Biography of Ada Leverson. Virago.
Wyndham, Violet. The Sphinx and Her Circle: A Biographical Sketch of Ada Leverson 1862-1933. A. Deutsch.
Intertextuality and Influence Muriel Spark
The story takes place at Geneva in Switzerland (transferred from the Italian scene of the real-llife original), on an estate owned by a Baron Klopstock, among characters of diverse national origins. The protagonist, Lister the...
Intertextuality and Influence Brigid Brophy
One of the twelve sections is no more fifty words. The novel's decadent style inhabits the minds of several characters, particularly that of the tall, fragile, perpetually exhausted but secretly sexually voracious Antonia Mount. Her...
Textual Features Muriel Spark
This novel, another treatment of suffering which looks back to the book of Job,
Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark. The Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
begins when a film director, Tom Richards, falls from a crane on a film set and is taken to...
Textual Production Brigid Brophy
BB published Prancing Novelist, a sympathetic study of the sexually outrageous writer Ronald Firbank .
British Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons.
Brown, Susan Windisch, editor. Contemporary Novelists. St James Press.
Textual Production Angela Carter
AC 's Self-Made Man, a radio play about Ronald Firbank (a character whose dandy panache she admired), was heard on air in 1984. A volume of her radio drama was published in 1985 as...
Textual Production Nancy Cunard
NC 's Thoughts about Ronald Firbank appeared in New York from the Albondocani Press , six years after her death.
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Ada Leverson
AL 's style and reputation are bound up with those of Oscar Wilde . Her biographer Charles Burkhart accepts that Wilde was the catalyst of her writing career, though he insists that she does not...


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