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Barbara Pym

Novelist (2-Jun-1913 — 11-Jan-1980)


Katherine Anne Ackley. The Novels of Barbara Pym. London: Taylor & Francis. 1989. 209pp.

Orphia Jane Allen. Barbara Pym: Writing A Life. Scarecrow Press. 1994. 278pp.

Diana Benet. Something to Love: Barbara Pym's Novels. University of Missouri Press. 1986. 164pp.

Mason Cooley. The Comic Art of Barbara Pym. New York, NY: AMS Press. 1990.

Michael Cotsell. Barbara Pym. Palgrave Macmillan. 1989. 146pp.

Deborah Donato. Reading Barbara Pym. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2006.

Hazel Holt. A Lot to Ask: A Life of Barbara Pym. Macmillan. 1990.

Hazel Holt; Hilary Pym (editors). A Very Private Eye: An Autobiography in Diaries and Letters. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1984. 358pp.

Constance Hunting. One Little Room an Everywhere: The Novels of Barbara Pym. Puckerbrush Press. 1987. 101pp.

Frauke Lenckos; Ellen J. Miller (editors). All This Reading: The Literary World of Barbara Pym. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2003. 248pp.

Robert Liddell. A Mind at Ease: Barbara Pym and Her Novels. Peter Owen. 1989. 143pp.

Judy Little. The Experimental Self: Dialogic Subjectivity in Woolf, Pym, and Brooke-Rose. Southern Illinois University Press. 1996. 204pp.

Jane Nardin. Barbara Pym. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1985.

Janice Rossen (editor). Independent Women: The Function of Gender in the Novels of Barbara Pym. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1988.

Dale Salwak (editor). The Life and Work of Barbara Pym. London: Macmillan. 1987. 210pp. Contents 19 critical essays.

Dale Salwak. Barbara Pym: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1991. 162pp.

George Soule. Four British Women Novelists: Anita Brookner, Margaret Drabble, Iris Murdoch, Barbara Pym: An Annotated and Critical Secondary Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 1998. 536pp.

Ellen M. Tsagaris. The Subversion of Romance in the Novels of Barbara Pym. University of Wisconsin Press. 1998. 188pp.

Anne M. Wyatt-Brown. Barbara Pym: A Critical Biography. University of Missouri Press. 1992. 209pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.196)

  6. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.663-66)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.844)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.408)

  9. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.880)

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