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Christopher Isherwood as a novelist

Ranjita Coondoo

Christopher Isherwood as a novelist

by Ranjita Coondoo

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Published by Anupam in Patna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Isherwood, Christopher, -- 1904- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: [325]-338.

    StatementRanjita Coondoo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR 6017 S55 Z7 C77 1978, PR6017S5 Z6 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20155032M

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FSG Classics presents some of his finest work, 4/5(32). Christopher Isherwood (–) was born outside Manchester, England. He lived in Berlin from to and emigrated from Europe to the United States in A major figure in twentieth-century fiction and the gay rights movement, he wrote more than twenty books, including A Single Man and Goodbye to Berlin.

Christopher Isherwood was a novelist, playwright, screen-writer, autobiographer, and diarist. He was homosexual and made this a theme of some of his writing. He was born near Manchester in the north of England inbecame a U.S. citizen inand died. Christopher Isherwood () was an English novelist who pioneered the writing of novels with gay themes in English literature.

He was openly gay, lived with and befriended fellow gay men some of them were famous also like W. Auden and Truman Capote/5. Description. Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August – 4 January ) was an English-American novelist. His best-known works include The Berlin Stories (–39), two semi-autobiographical novellas inspired by Isherwood's time in Weimar Republic Germany.

Christopher Isherwood () was one of the most prominent writers of his generation. He is the author of many works of fiction, including All the Conspirators, The Memorial, Mr.

Norris Changes Trains, and Goodbye to Berlin, on which the musical Cabaret was based, as well as works of nonfiction. “Prater Violet” is a remarkable short novel by Christopher Isherwood - a writer, whom I will forever associate with bohemian, pre-Hitler Berlin and the fascinating world of movie-making/5(18).

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CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD () lived in Berlin from to and immigrated to the United States in A major figure in 20th-century fiction and the gay rights movement, he wrote more than 20 books including the novels Prater Violet and a series of short stories, Goodbye to Berlin, that inspired the musical Cabaret/5(20).

Reading the several thousand pages of Christopher Isherwood 's complete journals is an instructive corrective to the prissiness of reading fiction. Isherwood had faults that we'd say were. Christopher Isherwood () was born in Manchester, England, and lived in Berlin from to and immigrated to the United States in A major figure in twentieth-century fiction and the gay rights movement, he wrote more than twenty books/5().

The World in the Evening: A Novel (FSG Classics series) by Christopher Isherwood. A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California.

The best novels: No 83 – A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood () Christopher Isherwood’s story of a gay Englishman struggling with bereavement in LA is a work of compressed brilliance.

Christopher Isherwood was only twenty-one when he began his first novel, All the Conspirators, in ; it was published in England two years later. In his introduction to the first American edition (published by New Directions in ), the author explained: "[All the Conspirators] records a minor engagement in what Shelley calls ‘the great war between the old and young.’".

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George’s partner, Jim, has recently died suddenly in a car accident and. “Isherwood's A Single Man, published inis one of the first and best novels of the modern gay liberation movement.” — Edmund White “A testimony to Isherwood's undiminished brilliance as a .Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Coondoo, Ranjita.

Christopher Isherwood as a novelist. Patna: Anupam, Christopher Isherwood (–), perhaps the first major openly gay writer to be read extensively by a wider audience, was one of the most distinguished authors of the twentieth century. His literary friendships encompassed such writers as W.

H. Auden, E. M. Forster, Stephen Spender, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, and Somerset Maugham.