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Psmith in the City (1910)

Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell and David Trotter.

in The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 144 words.

P. G. Wodehouse, 1910, Adam & Charles Black.

Mike Jackson, who would rather be playing cricket for the

Sport

Simon Featherstone.

in Englishness

December 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8136 words.

This chapter centres on international football and cricket, as well as their limited yet powerful performances of English nationhood during direct competitions with the sporting styles of...

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J. L. Carr

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1912–94),

novelist, children's writer, and independent publisher, born and educated in Yorkshire, and at Dudley Training College. His works include A Season in Sinji (1968, a...

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Englishness

Simon Featherstone.

December 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 208 pages.

This book examines the conflicts, dilemmas and contradictions that marked Englishness as the nation changed from an imperial power to a postcolonial state. The chapters deal with travel...

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Sport

Douglas Kerr.

in Conan Doyle

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10106 words.

This chapter starts with Conan Doyle's enthusiastic participation in all kinds of sports, most particularly boxing and cricket. Sports – increasingly popular, organized, and codified –...

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Critical overview and conclusion

Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Carol Chillington Rutter.

in R. K. Narayan

November 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3160 words.

Graham Greene's shadow has hung over much of the critical response to R. K. Narayan's fiction, particularly reviews of his novels. Greene's view of Narayan as a mediator of essential...

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Virginia Woolf and the Artistic Heritage of St. Ives

Maggie Humm.

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

January 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3525 words.

Virginia Stephen enjoyed the happiest summers of her life in St. Ives until the lease of Talland House was sold in 1895. The Stephen family were actively involved in the St. Ives’ arts...

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