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Compton Mackenzie, an appraisal of his literary work

Leo Robertson

Compton Mackenzie, an appraisal of his literary work

by Leo Robertson

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mackenzie, Compton, Sir, 1883-1972- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeo Robertson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.A2526 Z85 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4412958M
    ISBN 10084147365X
    LC Control Number79016646
    OCLC/WorldCa5171437

    Sinister Street, vol. 1 by Compton MacKenzie. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today! Mackenzie was educated at St Paul's School, London before attending Magdalen College Sinister Street Volume 1 - Read book online Read online: Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie was born on January 17th, , in West Hartlepool, County Durham, England.

    Sinister Street is a – novel by Compton is a kind of bildungsroman or novel about growing up, and concerns two children, Michael Fane and his sister Stella. Both of them are born out of wedlock, something which was frowned upon at the time, but from rich parents.. In the UK, the novel was published as two volumes. However, in the United States, the volumes appeared as. I had never heard of Compton Mackenzie until a few years ago when I rescued a copy of "Hunting the Fairies" from a newspaper recycling bin (a guy in our town died and his idiot family dumped his book collectionI rescued hundreds for our library book sale.) "Hunting the Fairies" was that rare book which made me laugh out loud and also feel warm and uplifted.

    Mackenzie was 13 years older than Fitzgerald, but outlived him by 32, writing to the end. Not bad going for someone 'wrecked' half a century earlier. He made his reputation as an English Edwardian novelist; too much gush in his first books. Sinister Street was banned by . &#x; The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 15 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.&#x; WESTMINSTER GAZETTE:"Mr. Mackenzie's book is a novel of genre, and with infinite care and obvious love of detail has he set.


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Get this from a library. Compton Mackenzie: an appraisal of his literary work. [Leo Robertson]. Compton MacKenzie Appraisal of His Literary Work [Leo Robertson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, OBE (17 January – 30 November ) was an English-born Scottish writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur and lifelong Scottish was one of the co-founders in of the Scottish National Party along with Hugh MacDiarmid, RB Cunninghame Graham and John ves: Fay Compton (sister), Viola Compton.

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Drawing heavily on his own life, MacKenzie crafts an engaging, lighthearted look at his dashing protagonist's love life. ( views) Guy and Pauline by Compton MacKenzie. Edward Compton Mackenzie was the literary critic of the Daily Mail from to and rector of the University of Glasgow from to He also founded the magazine The Gramophone which he edited from to InCompton Mackenzie published a biography of Edward VIII,Duke of Windsor, entitled The Windsor Tapestry.

Musical and literary criticism gathered in My Record of Music (), Literature in My Time () and Echoes (), is very much of its time but still acute: both historically and critically revealing. Mackenzie was well-known to a wide public through his broadcasting and the periodical Gramophone, which he founded in and is ongoing in The hero is a young man who voluntarily gives up his millions to start at the bottom.

For Horatio Heatherbloom -- which, as you may guess, was not really his name -- wealth had formed a handicap. So he went to work with his hands and his brain. ( views) The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory - C.

Scribner's Sons, Times Literary Supplement, no. Compton Mackenzie: An Appraisal of His Literary Work. London: Richards Press,p. Full-length critical assessment of Mackenzie's work.

Compton Mackenzie was born into a theatrical family. His father, Edward Compton, was an actor and theatre company manager; his sister, Fay Compton, starred in many of James M.

Barrie's plays, including Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow was educated at St Paul's School and Magdalen College, Oxford where he obtained a degree in Modern History/5().

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Books Go Search Hello Select your address Manufacturer: The Richards Press. What’s your favorite book no one else has heard of. “Extraordinary Women,” by Compton Mackenzie.

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Novelist, critic and journalist Allan Massie here pays tribute to the novels of Compton Mackenzie, whose books – Sinister Street, which was highly controversial on publication almost a century ago, and the two Capri novels Vestal Fire and Extraordinary Women) – are now available in Faber Finds.

Sinister Street Sinister Street is the masterpiece of. There are no files for the year among the incoming letters from J. Pinker & Son, Mackenzie's literary agent. Mackenzie's letters to his first wife, Faith Compton Mackenzie, were arranged (probably by Mackenzie, who outlived his wife) in rough chronological order, with undated letters interfiled in their presumably appropriate positions.

Sir Compton Mackenzie, the novelist, playwright and biographer, died yesterday at his home in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was 89 years old. Regarded as a doyen of British letters for his .Portraits of Mackenzie s wife Faith Stone and other members of Mackenzie s family, including his mother Virginia Bateman and father Edward Compton, his aunts Ellen, Isabel, and Kate Bateman and Kate and Fay Compton, his brother Frank and his sisters Viola and Katie; 93 items.

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