PASSIONS OF THE MIND: Selected Writings.

Byatt, A. S.

ISBN 10: 0679405119 / ISBN 13: 9780679405115
Published by New York: Random House, (1992.) dj, 1992
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Hardcover first edition - First US printing. Essays by this Booker prize winning writer on other writers - Victorians like Robert Browning and George Eliot, modern writers like William Golding, and other women writers ranging from Willa Cather, to Sylvia Plath, Barbara Pym and Georgette Heyer. Notes, index. 332 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 18376

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Title: PASSIONS OF THE MIND: Selected Writings.

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1992.) dj

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Whether she is writing about George Eliot or Sylvia Plath; Victorian spiritual malaise or Toni Morrison; mythic strands in the novels of Iris Murdoch and Saul Bellow; politics behind the popularity of Barbara Pym or the ambitions that underlie her own fiction, Byatt manages to be challenging, entertaining, and unflinchingly committed to the alliance of literature and life.
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A.S. Byatt is the author of the novels Possession (winner of the Booker Prize in 1990), The Game, and the sequence The Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, and Babel Tower. She has also written two novellas, published together as Angels and Insects, and four collections of shorter works, including The Matisse Stories and The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye. Educated at Cambridge, she was a senior lecturer in English at University College, London, before becoming a full-time writer in 1983. A distinguished critic as well as a novelist, she lives in London.

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