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Nick Laird: Louis MacNeice

3 March 2011
Letters of Louis MacNeice 
edited by Jonathan Allison.
Faber, 768 pp., £35, May 2010, 978 0 571 22441 8
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... years there has been a burgeoning of academic attention – conferences, papers, critical studies – culminating in the appearance of his letters, weighing in at a substantial 768 pages, edited by JonathanAllison of the University of Kentucky, who notes, a little ominously, that ‘this volume represents only a fraction of the extant letters … and there is certainly enough material for a further ...

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Thomas Jones: The Matrix

22 May 2003
... not least by David Thomson, as the film that ‘killed the movies’. Glenn Kelly’s answer, in his introduction to A Galaxy Not So Far Away: Writers and Artists on 25 Years of ‘Star Wars’ (Allison and Busby, £9.99), is: ‘Get over it, Dad.’ This selective quotation slightly misrepresents Kelly – he’s a fan of Thomson’s, and is far from blind to the many inadequacies of Star Wars and ...

A New Verismo

John Bayley

8 January 1987
The Master Eccentric: The Journals of Rayner Heppenstall 1969-1981 
edited by Jonathan​ Goodman.
Allison​ and Busby, 278 pp., £14.95, December 1986, 0 85031 536 0
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The Pier 
by Rayner Heppenstall.
Allison​ and Busby, 192 pp., £9.95, December 1986, 9780850314502
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... a bit of truth in it, in the sense that the nouveau roman wanders in and out of life – the novelist’s life – imitates what he may feel from moment to moment and invents what he is experiencing. Jonathan Goodman, who has done a most meticulous and attractive job of editing on the Heppenstall Journals, observes in his brief introduction that Heppenstall ‘did not merely let his mind wander: he caused ...

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