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Alan Bennett

In a Manner of Speaking

by Daphne Turner

  • 160 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • General,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • 1934-,
  • Bennett, Alan,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7856898M
    ISBN 100571177484
    ISBN 109780571177486

      Alan Bennett puts on a new play and finds himself on someone's arm, in his diary for Read more from Alan Bennett in the LRB: The funny, revealing, and lucidly intelligent writing of one of England's best-known literary figures, Writing Home includes Bennett's journalism, book and theater reviews, his diaries from the s, an account of Miss Shepherd--a London eccentric who lived in a van in Bennett's garden for more than 20 years--and much more. 32 pages of photos.4/5(5).

    This is the first collection of six individual portraits from the master of the monologue. Performed by the author and five of Britain's leading actresses, Alan Bennett's tales are full of quirky, insightful detail that bring the characters vividly to life. Alan Bennett, (born May 9, , Leeds, Yorkshire, England), British playwright who was best known for The Madness of George III () and The History Boys (). His work fearlessly scrutinized the British class system, propriety, and England’s north-south cultural divide with results that were simultaneously chilling and hilarious.. Bennett attended Leeds Modern School and gained a.

      by Alan Bennett ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 1, A royal fable celebrating the transformative properties (and a few of the unsettling consequences) of reading as an obsession. In a country of commoners, the uncommon reader is the Queen.   On 8 August last year Alan Bennett wondered if General MacArthur might not be ‘a Trump Counterpart’. In E.L. Doctorow’s novel The Book of Daniel (), the eponymous narrator makes an even more startling observation: ‘MacArthur came closer to overthrowing the government of the US than any person in modern times. He was acclaimed throughout the land.


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from one of britain's greatest living writers and the author of the uncommon reader, a family memoir and unique work of art—a life like other is alan bennett at his best In this poignant memoir of his parents' marriage, Alan Bennett recalls the lost world of his childhood and the lives, loves, and deaths of his unforgettable aunties, Kathleen and Myra.

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Bennett's first Alan Bennett book play, Forty Years On, was produced in Many television, stage and radio plays followed, along with screenplays, short stories, novellas, a large body of non-fictional prose and broadcasting, and many appearances as Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this /5.

The author of the Tony Award winner The History Boys, Alan Bennett is one of Britain’s best-loved literary voices. With The Uncommon Reader, he brings us a playful homage to the written word, imagining a world in which literature becomes a subversive bridge between powerbrokers and /5.

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The first pages or so consist of Bennett's diaries frompicking up from where he left off in 'Untold Stories'/5(). Alan Bennett (who you can see here) has great fun depicting the Queen’s reactions to various authors. ‘Am I alone’ she says, ‘in wanting to give Henry James a good talking-to?’ She quickly discovers the pleasure of reading.

Her Majesty had always put duty before pleasure, now books. Explore books by Alan Bennett with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £   SIR: Alan Bennett’s entertaining review of Auden in Love (LRB, 23 May) raised but disappointingly didn’t discuss the question whether the book offers anything to readers of Auden’s poetry, or is just one more example of the higher gossip.‘The more one reads about him,’ Bennett concludes, ‘the harder it is to see round him to the poetry beyond, and he grows increasingly hard to like.’Released on: Ma “Alan Bennett Plays 1: Forty Years On, Getting On, Habeas Corpus and Enjoy”, p, Faber & Faber 17 Copy quote We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but.

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett, a novella, is a story about the Queen of England becoming obsessed with reading books. This obsession makes her late. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett – review The Uncommon Reader is a piece of audacious lèse majest The difference between that wretched film and this book is that Bennett.

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In Bed Among the Lentils, a vicar's wife discovers a semblance of .Alan Bennett plays Graham Whittaker in " A Chip in the Sugar " Mild, middle-aged Graham Whittaker (who we learn is a repressed homosexual with a history of mild mental health problems) finds life becoming complicated as his mother, with whom he still lives, Created by: Alan Bennett.

Alan Bennett reads from his diary, in which he looks after a dog and his memoir, The Lady in the Van, is made into a film.