Ronald Blythe

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(1922– ),

author, born in Suffolk, whose works include The Age of Illusion (1963), a study of England between the wars; Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village (1969), a study of an East Anglian village, evoked through a series of tape recordings of conversations with its inhabitants, linked by the author's own descriptions and interpretations; The View in Winter: Reflections on Old Age (1979), again based on tape‐recorded interviews; and various critical and topographical studies.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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