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Hope-in-the-Mist

The Extraordinary Career and Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees

Hope-in-the-Mist( )
Author: Swanwick, Michael
Introduction by: Gaiman, Neil
Illustrator: Vess, Charles
ISBN:978-0-9764660-5-5
Publication Date:Jul 2009
Publisher:Temporary Culture
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Hope-in-the-Mist is the first book-length study of British author Hope Mirrlees, whom Virginia Woolf described as ¿her own heroine ¿ capricious, exacting, exquisite, very learned, and beautifully dressed.¿ Raised in Scotland and Zululand, Mirrlees studied with the great classical scholar Jane Harrison and later lived with her in Paris and London. Mirrlees wrote one major poem, Paris (1920), the missing link between French avant-garde poetry and her friend T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land...
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Book Details
Pages:112
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
Swanwick, Michael (Author)
Neil Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. He worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch, and The Observer. His first comic endeavor was the graphic novel series The Sandman. The series has won every major industry award including nine Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, three Harvey Awards, and the 1991 World Fantasy Award for best short story, making it the first comic ever to win a literary award.

He writes both children and adult books. His adult books include The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which won a British National Book Awards, and the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel for 2014; Stardust, which won the Mythopoeic Award as best novel for adults in 1999; American Gods, which won the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX, and Locus awards; Anansi Boys; Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances; and The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction, which is a New York Times Bestseller. His children's books include The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish; Coraline, which won the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla, the BSFA, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker awards; The Wolves in the Walls; Odd and the Frost Giants; The Graveyard Book, which won the Newbery Award in 2009 and The Sandman: Overture which won the 2016 Hugo Awards Best Graphic Story.

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