British Life

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Kingsley Amis - Literary Work
... chiefly known as a comedic novelist of mid- to late-20th century British life, but his literary work extended into many genres — poetry, essays and criticism, short stories ... of the 1950s which reacted against the stultification of conventional British life, though Amis never encouraged this interpretation ... early 1960s similarly depict situations from contemporary British life, often drawn from Amis’s own experiences ...
Joseph Conrad - Merchant Navy - British Voyages - Master
... Conrad did not write about the area's British dependencies, which he never visited ... The prolific and destructive richness of tropical nature and the dreariness of human life within it accorded well with the pessimistic mood of his early works." The ... could satisfy neither ambitions nor his needs." Conrad's success in the British Merchant Navy so far had been modest ...

Famous quotes containing the words life and/or british:

    A moment that gave not only itself, but
    Also the means of keeping it, of not turning to dust
    Or gestures somewhere up ahead
    But of becoming complicated like the torrent
    In new dark passages, tears and laughter which
    Are a sign of life, of distant life in this case.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    I ... would rather be in dependance on Great Britain, properly limited, than on any nation upon earth, or than on no nation. But I am one of those too who rather than submit to the right of legislating for us assumed by the British parliament, and which late experience has shewn they will so cruelly exercise, would lend my hand to sink the whole island in the ocean.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)