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Margaret Drabble puritanism and permissiveness by Valerie Grosvenor Myer

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Published by Vision Press in London .
Written in English



  • England


  • Drabble, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementValerie Grosvenor Myer.
SeriesVision critical studies
LC ClassificationsPR6054.R25 Z78
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5254417M
ISBN 100854780637
LC Control Number75327459

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  Book Review: 'Pure Gold Baby,' By Margaret Drabble In The Pure Gold Baby, a budding anthropologist raises a developmentally disabled child and confronts the challenges of middle is a. Dame Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield in and was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. She is the author of eighteen novels including A Summer Bird-Cage, The Millstone, The Peppered Moth, The Red Queen, The Sea Lady and most recently, the highly acclaimed The Pure Gold Baby/5.   Margaret Drabble's new novel follows a something woman as she travels around England for her job — working with old age homes — and grumbling about how sad, funny and genuinely absurd aging is. Margaret Drabble is also the author of biographies of Arnold Bennett () and Angus Wilson (), and is editor of both the fifth () and sixth () editions of The Oxford Companion to English is a former Chairman of the National Book League (), and was awarded the CBE in She received the E. M. Forster Award Place Of Birth: Sheffield, England.

Margaret Drabble began to write when she was an unemployed actress in England; her stories about independent, Austen-esque heroines are dramatic, but carry the intellectual weight of Drabble's own narrative inventiveness and incisive social commentary. Margaret Drabble, Writer: A Touch of Love. Margaret Drabble was born on June 5, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She is a writer, known for A Touch of Love (), Isadora () and It's a Woman's World (). She has been married to Michael Holroyd since She was previously married to Clive : Margaret Drabble. Novelist, biographer and critic Margaret Drabble is the author of more than 25 books, and has been the recipient of prizes including the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize () and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (). Margaret Drabble has written a novel about aging and death, which for American readers should make it as popular as a colostomy bag. That’s a pity because Drabble, 77, is .