Fictionalising his experience of service during the Second World War, Evelyn Waugh's Sword of Honour is the complete one-volume edition of his masterful trilogy, edited with an introduction by Angus Calder in Penguin Modern Classics. Waugh's own unhappy experience of being a soldier is superbly re-enacted in this story of Guy Crouchback, a Catholic and a gentleman.
It won the Booker Prize for Fiction, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (for fiction), an Arts Council Writers' Award and the English-Speaking Union Award, and in 1993 was judged to have been the 'Booker of Bookers', the best novel to have won the Booker Prize for Fiction in the award's 25-year history. The novel narrates key events in the history of India through the story of pickle-factory.
A Guest of Honour A Guest of Honour (1970), for which Gordimer received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, is regarded by many critics as her finest work. John Cooke says that a certain duality appears for the first time in Gordimer's work in this novel: “she at once observes her world from without and envisions it from within.”.
When the Going was Good and The Loved One preceded Men at Arms, which came out in 1952, the first volume of 'The Sword of Honour' trilogy, and won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. The other volumes, Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender, followed in 1955 and 1961. In 1964 he published his last book, A Little Learning, the first.
Nicola Lacey is Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. Until 2010, she was Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory at the London School of Economics. She has also been a member of the Global Law School Faculty, New York University. Her other recent visiting positions include a Fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (1999-2000) and a visiting Professorship at the.Learn More
Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. searching for Walter Scott Prize 9 found (81 total) alternate case: walter Scott Prize Paul Lynch (writer) (410 words) exact match in snippet view article The Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year and was shortlisted for The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Lynch was the chief film critic of the Sunday.Learn More
In 1991 Nadine Gordimer became the first South African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Nadine Gordimer’s work provides a very sensitive and acute analysis of South African society. By depicting the impact of apartheid on the lives of her character, she presents a sweeping canvas of a society where all have been affected by institutionalized racial discrimination and oppression.Learn More
Anakana Schofield is an Irish-Canadian writer of fiction, essays, and literary criticism. Her second novel Martin John was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and more. Her debut novel Malarky won the 2012 Amazon.ca First Novel and the Debut Litzer Prize for Fiction in the US and was nominated for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Malarky was.Learn More
Since then she has continued tobe one of Britain's most prolific writers. Alongside many novels, Lessing hasproduced short stories, essays and volumes of autobiography, including theacclaimed Under My Skin which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. She was born in Persia, now Iran, in 1919 to British parents who moved toAfrica when she was.Learn More
Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary is primarily known as a novelist whose varied works—which include comic novels, historical novels, and family sagas—portray complex and memorable characters embodying his personal philosophy. Most notably in the six volumes of his two trilogies, Cary’s vividly realized protagonists illustrate his conviction that life, though profoundly unfair and arbitrary, can be.Learn More
A Guest of Honour won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in the United Kingdom and the Central News Agency (CNA). Critical Essays on Nadine Gordimer (Boston: G.K. Hall, 1990). Papers. The Nadine Gordimer Papers, in The Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, is the most significant holding of Gordimer’s papers. This collection includes approximately 6,700 items covering.Learn More
She was awarded the Holberg International Memorial Prize in 2010, the National Humanities Medal in 2012 and made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 2012. In 2013 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from St. Andrew’s. The Central European University’s annual Natalie Zemon Davis Lecture is the only honour to highlight, in any significant way, her particular contribution to the history.Learn More
Rushdie received the Booker Prize in 1981 for Midnight’s Children. The novel subsequently won the Booker of Bookers (1993) and the Best of the Booker (2008). These special prizes were voted on by the public in honour of the prize’s 25th and 40th anniversaries, respectively. Rushdie was knighted in 2007, an honour criticized by the Iranian government and Pakistan’s parliament.Learn More
Awards: James Tait Black Memorial Prize, 1925; Femina Vie Heureuse Prize, 1925; Royal Society of Literature Benson Medal, 1937, and Companion of Literature, 1961; honorary degrees from eight universities; Honorary Member, American Academy and Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts; Companion of Honour, 1953; Order of Merit, 1969. Died in Coventry, 7 June 1970.Learn More
It became a best-seller, (21) was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize and James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. (22) It made Ballard known to a wider audience, although the books that followed failed to achieve the same degree of success. Empire of the Sun was filmed by Steven Spielberg in 1987, starring a young Christian Bale as Jim (Ballard.Learn More
The Tait Memorial Trust was formed in 1992 by Isla Baring and the Trustees to honour the enormous contribution that Isla’s father, Sir Frank Tait, and his four older brothers had made to the arts in Australia. The Tait brothers; Charles (1868-1933), John Henry (1871-1955), James Nevin (1876-1961), Edward Joseph (1878-1947) and Sir Frank Samuel (1883-1965), concert, film and theatrical.Learn More