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Margaret Drabble

Novelist (born 5-Jun-1939)


Nicole Suzanne Bokat. The Novels of Margaret Drabble: This Freudian Family Nexus. New York: Peter Lang. 1998. 284pp.

Joanne V. Creighton. Margaret Drabble. Routledge Kegan & Paul. 1985. 127pp.

Lisa M. Fiander. Everyday Magic: Fairy Tales and the Fiction of Iris Murdoch, Margaret Drabble, and A. S. Byatt. Peter Lang. 2004. 192pp.

Margaret Morganroth Gullette. Safe at Last in the Middle Years: The Invention of Midlife Progress Novel: Saul Bellow, Margaret Drabble, Anne Tyler, John Updike. University of California Press. 1988. 186pp.

Afaf (Effat) Jamil Khogeer. The Integration of the Self: Women in the Fiction of Iris Murdoch and Margaret Drabble. University Press of America. 2005. 256pp.

Glenda Leeming. Margaret Drabble. London: Methuen. 2006. 128pp.

Mary Hurley Moran. Margaret Drabble: Existing within Structures. Southern Illinois University Press. 1983. 133pp.

Valerie Grosvenor Myer. Margaret Drabble: Puritanism and Permissiveness. Vision Press. 1974. 200pp.

Valerie Grosvenor Myer. Margaret Drabble: A Reader's Guide. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1991. 174pp.

Joan Garrett Packer. Margaret Drabble: An Annotated Bibliography. Garland. 1988. 189pp.

Ellen C. Rose. The Novels of Margaret Drabble: Equivocal Figures. Rowman & Littlefield. 1980. 141pp.

Ellen Cronan Ross. Critical Essays on Margaret Drabble. G. K. Hall. 1985.

Susanna Roxman. Guilt and Glory: Studies in Margaret Drabble's Novels, 1963-80. 1984. 227pp.

Lynn Veach Sadler. Margaret Drabble. Twayne. 1986. 168pp.

Brigitte Salzmann-Brunner. Amanuenses to the Present: Protagonists in the Fiction of Penelope Mortimer, Margaret Drabble, and Fay Weldon. Herbert Lang. 1988. 237pp.

Dorey Schmidt (editor). Margaret Drabble: Golden Realms. Edinburg, TX: Pan-American University. 1982. 195pp.

Carol Seiler-Franklin. Boulder-Pushers: Women in the Fiction of Margaret Drabble, Doris Lessing, and Iris Murdoch. Peter Lang. 1979. 249pp.

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.

Nora Foster Stovel. Margaret Drabble: Symbolic Moralist. Mercer Island, WA: Borgo House/Starmont House. 1989. 224pp.

Suhasini Tapaswi. Feminine Sensibility in the Novels of Margaret Drabble: An Interpretation and Evaluation. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers. 2004. 130pp.

Ian Wojcik-Andrews. Margaret Drabble's Female Bildungsromane: Theory, Genre, and Gender. Peter Lang. 1995. 224pp.


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    by Daphne Merkin. The New York Times Magazine, 11-Sep-2009.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.189)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.438)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.74)

  10. Contemporary Novelists (pp.358-60)

  11. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.217-21)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.289)

  13. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.421)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.155)

  15. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.149)

  16. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.307)

  17. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.174)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

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