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Norman Douglas; a selection from his works

Norman Douglas

Norman Douglas; a selection from his works

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Published by Chatto & Windus in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introd., by D. M. Low.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6007.O88 A6 1955
The Physical Object
Pagination393 p.
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6180043M
LC Control Number55012874
OCLC/WorldCa477881

  During the s and 50s Greene and Douglas would often meet up and share drunken dinners together, Greene loved the company of the elder Douglas and following his death in Greene launched a scathing attack on Richard Aldington’s memoir of Douglas (Pinorman, ) two years after his death in which he raised the subject of Douglas.


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Douglas, Norman, Norman Douglas; a selection from his works. [London] Chatto & Windus [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Norman Douglas; Norman Douglas: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norman Douglas.

Norman Douglas. Written By: Norman Douglas, in full George Norman Douglas, (born December 8,Thüringen, Austria—died February 9,Capri, Italy), essayist and novelist who wrote of southern Italy, where he lived for many years, latterly Norman Douglas; a selection from his works book the island of Capri—the setting of his most famous book, South Wind.

Norman Douglas was born in Thüringen, Austria (his surname was registered at birth as Douglass). His mother was Vanda von Poellnitz. His father was John Sholto Douglas (), manager of a cotton mill, who died when Norman was about six.

Norman was brought up mainly at Tilquhillie, Deeside, his. Norman Douglas was born in Thüringen, Austria (his surname was registered at birth as Douglass). His mother was Vanda von Poellnitz. His father was John Sholto Douglas (), manager of a cotton mill, who died when Norman was about six.

Norman was brought up mainly at Tilquhillie, Deeside, his /5. Norman Douglas: a selection from his works with an introduction by D.M.

Low Douglas, Norman, [ Book: ] At University of Sydney. Norman Douglas: An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center Descriptive Summary. Creator: Douglas, Norman, Title: Norman Douglas Collection Dates:undated Extent: 7 boxes ( linear feet), 1 galley folder (gf) Abstract: Includes manuscripts and correspondence of the British expatriate author Norman Size: 90KB.

Nerinda by Douglas, Norman and a great selection of printed on handmade paper. Limited to copies, signed by Norman Douglas. Covers lightly faded, with a touch of soil to rear cover, but otherwise a fine bright copy.

According to Douglas's arrangement with Orioli, his books were put out in limited editions in an expensive format and. THREE elements have been beautifully joined in Norman Douglas's new book. "Together," which shape it into an unusual travel-study. In the first place, there is the picture of Mr.

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[London]: Chatto & Windus, [] (OCoLC) George Norman Douglas () was a British writer, now best known for his novel South Wind. His first book publication, Unprofessional Tales () was written under the pseudonym Normyx. He moved to Capri, spending time there and in London, and became a more committed writer.

South Wind () remains Douglas's most famous work;3/5(8). Discover Norman Douglas famous and rare quotes. Share Norman Douglas quotations about food, age and neighbors. Norman Douglas (). “A Selection from His Works” 4 Copy quote. and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.

Norman Douglas. Attitude, Believe, Men. Includes manuscripts and correspondence of the British expatriate author Norman Douglas.

Correspondents include J. Ackerley, C. Dawes, his son Robin Douglas, Edward Garnett, Dorothy Ireland, Gerald Kelly, Edward David McDonald, Grant Richards, and others. Some papers of publisher Guiseppe (Pino) Orioli are present, as is material concerning the Richard McGillivray Dawkins book Norman.

This is not a book for the average reader, nor is this review aimed at such. Norman Douglas wrote about places he lived, and we are fortunate that his masterpiece, South Wind, shows off his unequalled flair for capturing in prose the Mediterranean vistas, hillsides and small villages of /5(11).

George Norman Douglas was a British writer, now best known for his novel South Wind. His travel books such as his Old Calabria were also Written works: South Wind, Old Calabria, London Street Games, Fountains in the Sand. The Norman Douglas limerick book: Collected for the use of students, & 6 copies; Summer islands 6 copies; Norman Douglas; a selection from his works 5 copies; Siren Land and Fountains in the Sand 5 copies; Three of Them 4 copies ; Norman Douglas (2).

Norman Douglas () spent a good part of his life abroad and Capri was the adoptive home of his last years. Inhe had already written a travel book on the Island and Sorrentine Peninsula (Siren Land), but in he issued his first novel "South Wind", that became one of the most popular reads during WWI (it is stated that many soldiers had it in their backpack)/5(11).

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Written in a chatty, conversational tone, Old Calabria will be of interest to armchair travelers and to anyone who enjoys stories of everyday adventure. British writer NORMAN DOUGLAS () wrote a number of books, including South Wind (). After that detestable book Pinorman with its rancid asperities and its betrayal of friendship, it is good to read David Low's pithy intro- duction illumined by his personal affection for Douglas, one's only complaint being the modesty which has caused him to curtail his reminiscences.

A selection from Douglas has long been needed. George Norman Douglas (December 8, - February 7, ) was a British writer, now best known for his novel South Douglas was born in Thüringen, Austria (his surname was registered at birth as Douglass).His mother was Vanda von Poellnitz.

The writer Norman Douglas is a prime example. Cleves describes the literary debate that raged in the early s after Douglas’s death. This was lead on one side by critic Richard Aldington who condemned Douglas to obscurity and on the other by Graham Greene, who defended Douglas.

Norman Douglas: A Biography xvii, [3], pp. 8vo. A biography of the British writer best known for his novel South Wind, who also wrote a number of travel books.

Holloway describes Douglas's "relationships with Compton Mackenzie, Ouida, the bookseller Orioli, and D.H. Lawrence " and his extensive time spent in Italy.4/5(2). During the s and s Douglas continued to publish fiction, essays, travel books, and autobiographical works, many in limited editions published by his companion Pino Orioli.

After the outbreak of World War II, Douglas fled to London from Lisbon, and returned to Capri in   That June, the polymathic travel writer Norman Douglas published his first novel, “South Wind,” which narrates the misadventures of a motley collection of foreigners living in Nepenthe, an.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Seldom has a writer, on the strength of one novel, been made the object of such a cult as that centered on George Norman Douglas after South Wind had become well known.

It was his only book to. NORMAN DOUGLAS RIFLES HIS PAST; The Author of "South Wind" Writes a Book of Random Memoirs LOOKING BACK. An Autobiograph- ical Excursion. By Norman Douglas.

His travel books were a combination of fine prose, erudition, whimsicality and insight. Following are the most popular, famous and inspiring quotes and sayings by Norman Douglas which have been curated from his writings, books, novels, thoughts, prose, life and works.

Presenting some famous quotable quotes and thoughts by Norman Douglas. Primary Sources Norman Douglas. Norman Douglas, the third son of John Sholto Douglass (–), mountaineer and archaeologist, and his wife, Vanda (–), daughter of Baron Ernst von Poellnitz, was born in Thüringen, Austria, on 8th December When Douglas was five, his father was killed in a mountaineering accident, and in he was sent to be educated at Yarlet Hall.

Norman Douglas. Some Limericks. Intro. Stephen Fry. Atlas Press, pp. Paper: [pounds sterling]. (Reprint) There was a young man of Nepenthe I Who liked to give boys his full lengthe / It slipped perfectly fine / Inside the first nine / But snapped off in the arse of the tenthe.

Norman Douglass, Stunts: The Bourne Ultimatum. Norman Douglass is known for his work on The Bourne Ultimatum (), Doctor Strange () and The Town (). Norman Douglas A writer of varied talents, Douglas is best known for his travel books that capture the mood and atmosphere of Mediterranean Europe in the subject of his last work.

As well as these, there is his popular The Razor’s Edge (), a somewhat metafictional work focusing on one man’s psychological state after the horrors of World War I, the amusing noir-esque novella Up at the Villa (), the alluring Cakes and Ale () and his adulterous yet bittersweet The Painted Veil (), among many others.

Salandra, at the opening of his poem (the prologue), sets forth his argument, and dwells upon the Creative Omnipotence and his works.

The same with Milton. Salandra then describes the council of the rebel angels, their fall from heaven into a desert and sulphurous region, their discourses. George Norman Douglas (8 December – 7 February ) was a British writer, now best known for his novel South Wind.

His travel books such as his Old Calabria were also appreciated for the quality of their writing. Norman's first book publication, (Unprofessional Tales ()) was written under the pseudonym Normyx, in.

Norman Douglas was born in Thüringen, Austria (his surname was registered at birth as Douglass). His mother was Vanda von Poellnitz. His father was John Sholto Douglas (–), manager of a cotton mill, who died in a climbing accident when Norman was about six.

By Norman Douglas Old Calabria [Paperback] Norman Douglas. out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. 'Douglas is an excellent writer of works of travel: he has the necessary independence of mind, his loneliness, the face that gives nothing away. Old Calabria is a classic. His eye wanders from the road into the generalities of history and religion /5(19).

One need not strain one’s eyes too much reading between the lines to find the homoerotic in Norman Douglas's travel writing. An Austrian-born Scott, Douglas spent much of his adult life traveling the world partially to see it and partially to escape the.

The Top Ten Most Influential Travel Books A detailed selection would fill a library. So what follows is a brazenly opinionated short-list of travel classics—some notorious, some barely.

Download Norman Douglas's South Wind for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. It could not be helped. For the rest, he was half inclined to give up the Church and take to some educational work on his return to England.

Perhaps that was why he at present preferred to be known as "Mr. Heard." Related books.Norman Vazey Douglas, QSO (15 March – 26 August ) was a New Zealand trade unionist and left-wing joined the New Zealand Labour Party inbut when John A.

Lee was expelled from the party inDouglas followed to join the new Democratic Labour rejoined the Labour Party in and represented the Auckland Central electorate in Parliament from Born: 15 MarchHikurangi, New Zealand.

In his last decade, he published a string of books that would have been prolific for a writer half his age: An Empire Of The East (), about his travels through Indonesia; The World, The World.