H.E. Bates: A Literary Life

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Susquehanna University Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 267 pages
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Reevaluates the accomplishments of the British writer within the context of major literary movements and cross-currents. It considers all areas of his work including his stories of country life; war stories and novels; his best work, Love for Lydia; and his highly acclaimed nonfiction on environmental issues.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Bert and Erb
33
On His Own
47
Setting a Course
90
Straight Ahead
118
Flying Officer X
145
The Good Years
178
Larkin About
202
H E Bates C B E
223
Bibliography
248
Index
261
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