Angus Wilson

by K. W. Gransden

Publisher: Longman for the British Council in Harlow

Written in English
Published: Pages: 38 Downloads: 45
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Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1969.

Statementby K.W. Gransden.
SeriesWriters and their work -- no.208
ContributionsBritish Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18457716M

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Sir Angus Wilson (full name Angus Frank Johnstone-Wilson) was one of the most renowned English novelists of the postwar 20th century, and one of England's first openly homosexual writers. Born in Bexhill, Sussex on Aug , Wilson was the sixth child of impoverished upper-middle class parents William and Maud (Caney) Jonhstone-Wilson.

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Angus Wilson's first novel is concerned with the hypocrisies of middle-class society. The protagonist, Bernard Sands, is a novelist and an intellectual who tries to found a centre for young writers. However, Sands is a secret homosexual and in the post-war Britain of the time his liberal ideas cause much anxiety to those in : Faber and Faber.

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A series of odd jobs was followed by a position in the Department of Printed Books in the British Museum, where he worked on replacing as many as possible of thebooks destroyed during the bombing, and later as deputy superintendent of the reading room.4/5(2).African-American playwright August Wilson won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award for his play Fences, and earned a second Pulitzer Prize for The Piano Lesson.

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