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Biographies (7)

3,863 words, approx. 13 pages
Biography EssayBorn in the wool-merchandising city of Bradford, Yorkshire, John Boynton Priestley is the author of more than fourscore works. These include literary criticism, novels, plays, collected... Read more
952 words, approx. 4 pages
Called by some the last "sage" of English literature, J. B. Priestley (1894-1984) had a career which spanned more than 60 years and included authoring novels, essays, plays, and screenplays.John Boynt... Read more
2,105 words, approx. 8 pages
J.B. Priestley was already a successful novelist when he turned to drama in 1931. With thirty-two plays produced by 1950, he dominated the West End as the most visible transitional figure between Ge... Read more
3,693 words, approx. 13 pages
Born in the wool-merchandizing city of Bradford, Yorkshire, John Boynton Priestley is the author of more than four score works. These include literary criticism, novels, plays, collected short stories... Read more
2,256 words, approx. 8 pages
Few English writers have produced as many books as J.B. Priestley , and probably none of the writers who could match him volume for volume have written in so many forms. Priestley wrote more than a h... Read more
7,270 words, approx. 25 pages
J. B. Priestley's writing career spanned more than seventy years and covered many genres. After war service and Cambridge he became a prolific literary journalist, throughout the 1920s collecting his ... Read more
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J. B. Priestley , who demonstrated mastery of several literary genres, was an English man of letters who preferred to be thought of as a professional writer practicing a time-honored craft. Assessing ... Read more