Bright Young People The Rise and Fall of a Generation 1918-1940

ISBN-10: 0374532117

ISBN-13: 9780374532116

Edition: N/A

Authors: D. J. Taylor

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List price: $25.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 1/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

D.J.Taylor is a novelist, critic and acclaimed biographer of William Thackeray and George Orwell (both available in paperback). His Orwell: The Life won the Whitbread Biography of the year for 2003. His most recent books are the Victorian novel Kept: A Victorian Mystery (Chatto, 2006) and The Corinthian Spirit: on the decline of Amateurism in Sport (Yellow Jersey, 2006). He is married with three children and lives in Norwich.

A Note on Names
The Cast
Prologue: Dionysius in Mayfair
Figures in a Landscape
The Burra Line
The Society Racket
Young Men on the Make: London 1924-28
Mr. Pryce-Jones's Connections
Parents and Children
The Revolt into Style
Elizabeth in Parties
Partygoing: 1929
On the Margin: Inez
Success and Failure: Two Portraits
The Meaning of Gossip
Decline and Fall: 1930-3
The Books Brian Never Wrote
Celebrity Culture
Gay Young People
The Byronic Manner
After the Dance: 1931-39
Miss Mitford's Tone
Gone to Report: 1940 and After
Appendix: "Darling Eddie...Love B"
Notes and Further Reading
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