Invitation To The Dance

Invitation To The Dance

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A unique reference book for all fans of Anthony Powell's 12-volume novel, A Dance to the Music Time, which has become a literary landmark of twentieth-century writing. More than a simple glossary, Invitation to the Dance contains extensive Character, Book, Painting and Place indices, creating a magnificent database of Powell's imagination and England's cultural landscape. This is a masterpiece of 'extreme ingenuity' detailing over four hundred characters and one million words of Powell's lively fifty-year dance of fiction and fact.'Hilary Spurling's exhaustive analysis of the novel's characters supplies a master-key for the reader' Anthony PowellIt is also perhaps worth noting that there is one unique element in this particular portrait, arising from Jenkinsa#39; account of the novelista#39;s work: a technical analysis which in itself amounts to a short course in the art of writing as instructive as it isanbsp;...

Title:Invitation To The Dance
Author:Hilary Spurling
Publisher:Random House - 2011-03-01


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