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Kingsley Amis

Novelist (16-Apr-1922 — 22-Oct-1995)


Robert H. Bell (editor). Critical Essays on Kingsley Amis. Twayne. 1998. 344pp.

Richard Bradford. Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis. Peter Owen. 2001. 432pp.

Paul Fussell. The Anti-Egotist: Kingsley Amis: Man of Letters. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1994.

Jack Benoit Gohn. Kingsley Amis: A Checklist. Kent State University Press. 1976.

Eric Jacobs. Kingsley Amis: A Biography. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1995. 382pp.

Gavin Keulks. Father and Son: Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis, and the British Novel since 1950. University of Wisconsin Press. 2003. 304pp.

Zachary Leader (editor). The Letters of Kingsley Amis. London: Harper Collins. 2000. 2108pp.

John McDermott. Kingsley Amis: An English Moralist. Palgrave Macmillan. 1989.

Dale Salwak. Kingsley Amis: Modern Novelist. Rowman & Littlefield. 1992. 320pp.

Dale Salwak. Kingsley Amis: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1978.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.14)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.18)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.41)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.55)

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

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.13)

  11. Contemporary Novelists (pp.44-48)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.32)

  13. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.44-48)

  14. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.12)

  15. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.19)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.7)

  17. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.11)

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