Kingsley Amis Summary

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  • 5 Biographies
  • 13 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (5)

6,401 words, approx. 22 pages
Biography EssayMore than thirty-five years after the turbulence attending the publication of his overwhelmingly popular first novel, Lucky Jim (1954), Kingsley Amis remains a controversial figure in ... Read more
5,698 words, approx. 19 pages
More than twenty-five years after the turbulence attending the publication of his overwhelmingly popular first novel, Lucky Jim (1954), Kingsley Amis remains a controversial figure in English letters.... Read more
7,398 words, approx. 25 pages
"Crisp, witty, sardonic...." That is one way to introduce Kingsley Amis, the way one editor, Edward Lucie-Smith, took in 1970. Amis's wit began to delight the world in 1954 when his first novel, Lucky... Read more
3,298 words, approx. 11 pages
Although he is an accomplished poet and essayist, Kingsley Amis has always been best known as a novelist. In fact, his importance as an essayist is bound up with the astonishing success of his first n... Read more
5,943 words, approx. 20 pages
Author of seventeen novels, three poetry collections, and more than twenty short stories, Kingsley Amis is a writer whose literary style defies categorization. In Kingsley Amis (1989) Richard Bradford... Read more
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