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Barbara Pym

(1913—1980) novelist


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(1913–80),

novelist. Her novels include Excellent Women (1952), Less than Angels (1955), A Glass of Blessings (1958), and Quartet in Autumn (1977). They are satirical tragi‐comedies of middle‐class life; many of the relationships described consist of a kind of celibate flirtation.

Subjects: Literature.


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