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by Brigid Brophy
Author: Brigid Brophy
Publisher: Heretic Books; Reprint edition (March 1, 1989)
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Brigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey (12 June 1929 – 7 August 1995) was a British novelist, critic, and campaigner for social reforms, including the rights of authors and animal rights.
Brigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey (12 June 1929 – 7 August 1995) was a British novelist, critic, and campaigner for social reforms, including the rights of authors and animal rights. Among her novels was Hackenfeller's Ape (1953); among her critical studies were Mozart the Dramatist (1964, revised 1990) and Prancing Novelist: A Defence of Fiction. In Praise Of Ronald Firbank (1973)
Brigid Brophy surrounds the kernel of this plot with an unrelenting stream of puns, word games, metafictional moments and surreal situations (like a lesbian revolution in the baggage claim area) that challenge the reader's preconceptions about life and fiction and that remain endlessly entertaining.
Brigid Brophy (1929-1995) was an acclaimed novelist, essayist, critic and campaigner
Brigid Brophy (1929-1995) was an acclaimed novelist, essayist, critic and campaigner. Her non-fiction included Black Ship to Hell (1962), Mozart the Dramatist (1964), two books about Aubrey Beardsley - Black and White (1968) and Beardsley and His World (1976), and Prancing Novelist: In Praise Of Ronald Firbank (1973).
Brigid Brophy remains a good though very British writer-balanced, erudite, sensible, unsubmissive to shrill sociological .
Brigid Brophy remains a good though very British writer-balanced, erudite, sensible, unsubmissive to shrill sociological shibboleths, above all unscared. The tweedy Miss Hetty Braid worships the lovely but selfish Miss Antonia Mount, her co-proprietor at the most exclusive finishing school on the French Riviera. The girls they teach are quite remarkable, though hardly in the sense of academic distinction. But trouble looms when Antonia announces that 'Royalty is coming. The great day arrives, and though at first things go tolerably well, disaster springs from good intentions.
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Availability: In Transit - US. In Transit - UK. In Transit - Canada. An heroi-cyclic novel. With an Introduction by Christine Brooke-Rose. Palace without Chairs. Return to top of the page -. About the Author: Brigid Brophy (1929-1995) wrote numerous acclaimed novels and works of non-fiction, and was instrumental in establishing the Public Lending Right.
Brigid Brophy In Transit Dalkey Archive. Set in an airport ( one of the rare places where twentieth-century design is happy with its own style ), In Transit is a textual labyrinth centering on a contemporary traveler. Waiting for a flight, Evelyn Hillary O’Rooley suffers from uncertainty about his/her gender, provoking him/her to perform a series of unsuccessful, yet hilarious, philosophical and anatomical tests.
Brigid Brophy, the Irish author who lives in London, did not come to New York for the publication of her recent book In . Since Miss Brophy was not here to explain this de parture, The New York Times dispatched a question naire, which she answered.
Brigid Brophy, the Irish author who lives in London, did not come to New York for the publication of her recent book In Transit. Miss Brophy is celebrated on her side of the Atlantic not only for novels but also for nonfiction such as Black Ship to Hell, Don't Never Forget and Fifty Works of English Literature We Could Do Without.
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Brigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey (12 June 1929, in London, England – 7 August 1995, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England) was an English novelist, essayist, critic, biographer, and dramatist. In the Dictionary of Literary Biography: British Novelists since 1960, . .25 April 2010 ·. "I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery.
Brigid Brophy 1929–1995. Irish novelist, critic, essayist, journalist, short story writer, and dramatist. Her best-known novels are The King of a Rainy Country (1956), The Finishing Touch (1963), and In Transit (1969). The following entry presents criticism of Brophy's career through 1995. Admittedly influenced by Sigmund Freud's theories, Ronald Firbank's literary style, and G. B. Shaw's aesthetics, Brophy's writings express unconventional and controversial opinions about modern relationships, religious education in schools, sexual psychology, pornography, and gender issues. Her work often incorporates elements of farce, word play, and witty social satire.