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Christopher Isherwood

Author (26-Aug-1904 — 4-Jan-1986)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


John Atkins. Six Novelists Look at Society: An Enquiry into the Social Views of Elizabeth Bowen, L. P. Hartley, Rosamund Lehman, Christopher Isherwood, Nancy Mitford, C. P. Snow. London: John Calder. 1977. 284pp.

Brian Finney. Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography. Oxford University Press. 1979. 336pp.

Jonathan Fryer. Eye of the Camera: A Life of Christopher Isherwood. Allison & Busby. 1993. 230pp.

Robert W. Funk. Christopher Isherwood: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1979. 196pp.

Christopher Isherwood. Lost Years: A Memoir, 1945-1951. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: HarperCollins Canada, Ltd.. 2000. 432pp.

David Garrett Izzo. Christopher Isherwood: His Era, His Gang, and the Legacy of the Truly Strong Man. University of South Carolina Press. 2001. 288pp.

Peter Parker. Isherwood: A Life Revealed. Westminster, MD: Random House Inc.. 2004.

Paul Piazza. Christopher Isherwood: Myth & Anti-Myth. New York: Columbia University. 1978. 245pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.356)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.339)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.763)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.117)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.125)

  12. Contemporary Novelists (pp.662-67)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.707)

  14. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.235-38)

  15. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.370)

  16. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.247)

  17. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.103)

  18. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.511)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.253)

  20. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.272)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.21)




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