18 March 2017

AP Society Newsletter #66

The Spring 2017 issue of the Anthony Powell Society Newsletter (#66) was recently sent out to. For the benefit of those who are not members, but who we might entice to join the Society, this 40-page issue contains, inter alia:
  • Powell as Critic: Format and Form by Nicholas Birns
  • You Don’t Find Trollope Easy to Read? by Stephen Hoare
  • The Leopard, Another Favourite of Anthony Powell by Michael Jay
  • James Stourton; Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation reviewed by Michael Barber
  • My First Time by Keith Marshall
  • Uncle Giles’ Corner: When May Knitwear be Worn?
  • Mrs Widmerpool’s Wartime Recipe Book
  • Christmas Competition 2016: Pamela’s Memoirs by Robin Bynoe
  • 2016 AGM Minutes Supplement
Plus the usual editorials; Society news, events & local group news.

Eton 2013 Conference Proceedings

The Anthony Powell Society publication of the Proceedings of the 2013 Anthony Powell Conference at Eton are now available. The 195-page paperback volume contains most of the papers from the conference, including:
  • Anthony Powell’s London of the 1920s and 1930s by Peter Berthoud
  • Profiles in String: Recreating the Lost Trapnel Novel by Bernard Stacey
  • Anthony Powell and the Literary Politics of the 1930s by DJ Taylor
  • Are We Superhuman or Are We Dancers? Action and Will in the Novels of Anthony Powell by Constantine Sandis
  • Is Sir Magnus Donners a Non-Existent Horse? by Robin Bynoe
  • The Alchemy of Dance: The Presence of the Seventeenth Century in Powell's Work by Ivan Hutnik
  • The Unsevered Chain: Eton College in the Writings of Anthony Powell and John Heygate by Jeffrey Manley
  • Modern Epic? Anthony Powell and Winston Churchill by Nicholas Birns
  • A Far Cry from Camberley: Anthony Powell in Helsingfors (Helsinki), Reval (Tallinn) and the Soviet Union between the Wars by Jonathan Black
  • Hollywood in 1937: What the Powells Experienced by Frank Peterson
Copies may be ordered from the Society’s online shop; prices (which include shipping) are: UK Society Members £8; Overseas Society Members £14; UK Non-Members £10; Overseas Non-Members £16.