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A. S. Byatt

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Dame Antonia Susan Duffy HonFBA (née Drabble; born 24 August 1936), known professionally as A. S. Byatt, is an English novelist, poet and Booker Prize winner. [1]

88 relations: Aga Khan Prize for Fiction, Alan Hollinghurst, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Angels & Insects, Barrister, Betty Trask Award, Blue Metropolis, Booker Prize, British Academy, British Council, Bryn Mawr College, Central School of Art and Design, Chatto & Windus, Commonwealth Foundation prizes, Council for National Academic Awards, D. H. Lawrence, Darwinism, David Higham Prize for Fiction, Durham University, Emily Dickinson, Entomology, Erasmus Prize, Fantasy, Fellow of the British Academy, Geology, George Eliot, Graphis Inc., Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, Hawthornden Prize, Henri Matisse, Henry James, Hogarth Press, Honorary title (academic), Iris Murdoch, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Leiden University, Literary realism, Longman, Margaret Drabble, Morpho Eugenia, Naturalism (literature), Newnham College, Cambridge, Order of the British Empire, Oxford University Press, Park Kyong-ni Prize, Penguin Books, Peter Porter (poet), Possession (2002 film), Possession (Byatt novel), Prospect (magazine), ..., Psychosis, Quakers, Queen's Counsel, Robert Browning, Romanticism, Shakespeare Prize, Sheffield, Sheffield High School, South Yorkshire, Society of Authors, Somerville College, Oxford, T. S. Eliot, The Biographer's Tale, The Children's Book, The Guardian, The Mount School, York, The Rainbow, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Virgin in the Garden, Thomas Nelson (publisher), University College London, University of Bradford, University of Cambridge, University of Kent, University of Liverpool, University of London, University of Nottingham, University of Portsmouth, University of Sheffield, University of the Arts London, University of Winchester, University of York, Victorian literature, Vintage Books, Women in Love, World War II, York, Zoology. Expand index (38 more) »

Aga Khan Prize for Fiction

The Aga Khan Prize for Fiction was awarded by the editors of The Paris Review for what they deem to be the best short story published in the magazine in a given year.

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Alan Hollinghurst

Alan James Hollinghurst FRSL (born 26 May 1954) is an English novelist, poet, short story writer and translator.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.

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Angels & Insects

Angels & Insects is a 1995 American-British romance drama film directed by Philip Haas.

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Barrister

A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions.

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Betty Trask Award

The Betty Trask Prize and Awards are for first novels written by authors under the age of 35, who reside in a current or former Commonwealth nation.

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Blue Metropolis

Blue Metropolis is the name for the Montreal International Literary Festival.

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Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.

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British Academy

The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

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Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College (Welsh) is a women's liberal arts college in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

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Central School of Art and Design

The Central School of Art and Design was a public school of fine and applied arts in London, England.

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Chatto & Windus

Chatto & Windus was an important publisher of books in London, founded in the Victorian era.

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Commonwealth Foundation prizes

Commonwealth Foundation presented a number of prizes between 1987 and 2011.

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Council for National Academic Awards

The Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) was the national degree-awarding authority in the United Kingdom from 1965 until its dissolution on April 20, 1993.

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D. H. Lawrence

Herman Melville, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, Lev Shestov, Walt Whitman | influenced.

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Darwinism

Darwinism is a theory of biological evolution developed by the English naturalist Charles Darwin (1809–1882) and others, stating that all species of organisms arise and develop through the natural selection of small, inherited variations that increase the individual's ability to compete, survive, and reproduce.

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David Higham Prize for Fiction

The David Higham Prize for Fiction was inaugurated in 1975 to mark the 80th birthday of David Higham, literary agent, and was awarded annually to a citizen of the Commonwealth, Republic of Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa for a first novel or book of short stories.

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Durham University

Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.

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Entomology

Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.

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Erasmus Prize

The Erasmus Prize is an annual prize awarded by the board of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation to individuals or institutions that have made exceptional contributions to culture, society, or social science in Europe and the rest of the world.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Fellow of the British Academy

Fellowship of the British Academy (FBA) is an award granted by the British Academy to leading academics for their distinction in the humanities and social sciences.

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Geology

Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time.

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George Eliot

Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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Graphis Inc.

Graphis Inc. is an international publisher of books on communication design.

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Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award

The Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award is a Danish literary award established in 2010.

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Hawthornden Prize

The Hawthornden Prize is a British literary award that was established in 1919 by Alice Warrender.

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Henri Matisse

Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.

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Henry James

Henry James, OM (–) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language.

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Hogarth Press

The Hogarth Press was a British publishing house founded in 1917 by Leonard Woolf and Virginia Woolf.

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Honorary title (academic)

Honorary titles in academia may be conferred on persons in recognition of contributions by a non-employee or by an employee beyond regular duties.

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Iris Murdoch

Dame Jean Iris Murdoch (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was a British novelist and philosopher born in Ireland to Irish parentage.

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James Tait Black Memorial Prize

The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are literary prizes awarded for literature written in the English language.

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Leiden University

Leiden University (abbreviated as LEI; Universiteit Leiden), founded in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands.

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Literary realism

Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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Longman

Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.

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Margaret Drabble

Dame Margaret Drabble, Lady Holroyd, DBE, FRSL (born 5 June 1939) is an English novelist, biographer, and critic.

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Morpho Eugenia

Morpho Eugenia is a 1992 novella by A. S. Byatt first published in complete form with The Conjugal Angel as Angels & Insects.

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Naturalism (literature)

The term naturalism was coined by Émile Zola, who defines it as a literary movement which emphasizes observation and the scientific method in the fictional portrayal of reality.

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Newnham College, Cambridge

Newnham College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Park Kyong-ni Prize

Park Kyong-ni Prize (Korean: 박경리 문학상) is an international literary award based in South Korea.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Peter Porter (poet)

Peter Neville Frederick Porter OAM (16 February 192923 April 2010) was a British-based Australian poet.

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Possession (2002 film)

Possession is a 2002 British-American romantic mystery drama film written and directed by Neil LaBute and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart.

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Possession (Byatt novel)

Possession: A Romance is a 1990 best-selling novel by British writer A. S. Byatt that won the 1990 Booker Prize.

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Prospect (magazine)

Prospect is a monthly British general interest magazine, specialising in politics, economics and current affairs.

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Psychosis

Psychosis is an abnormal condition of the mind that results in difficulties telling what is real and what is not.

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Quakers

Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.

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Queen's Counsel

A Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), or King's Counsel (postnominal KC) during the reign of a king, is an eminent lawyer (usually a barrister or advocate) who is appointed by the Monarch to be one of "Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law." The term is also recognised as an honorific.

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Robert Browning

Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.

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Romanticism

Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

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Shakespeare Prize

The Shakespeare Prize was an annual prize for writing or performance awarded to a British citizen by the Hamburg Alfred Toepfer Foundation.

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Sheffield

Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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Sheffield High School, South Yorkshire

Sheffield High School (SHS) is an independent girls' school in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England part of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST).

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Society of Authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) is a United Kingdom trade union for professional writers, illustrators and literary translators that was founded in 1884 to protect the rights and further the interests of authors.

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Somerville College, Oxford

Somerville College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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The Biographer's Tale

The Biographer's Tale is a book by A. S. Byatt.

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The Children's Book

The Children's Book is a 2009 novel by British writer A.S. Byatt.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Mount School, York

The Mount School is a Quaker independent day and boarding school in York, England, for girls aged 11–18.

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The Rainbow

The Rainbow is a 1915 novel by British author D. H. Lawrence.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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The Times Literary Supplement

The Times Literary Supplement (or TLS, on the front page from 1969) is a weekly literary review published in London by News UK, a subsidiary of News Corp.

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The Virgin in the Garden

The Virgin in the Garden is a 1978 realist novel by English novelist A. S. Byatt.

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Thomas Nelson (publisher)

Thomas Nelson is a publishing firm that began in West Bow, Edinburgh, Scotland in 1798 as the namesake of its founder.

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University College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a public, plate glass university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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University of Kent

The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury), abbreviated as UKC, is a semi-collegiate public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom.

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University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom.

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University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

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University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London is a collegiate university in London, England, specialising in arts, design, fashion and the performing arts.

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University of Winchester

The University of Winchester is a public research university based in the city of Winchester, Hampshire, England.

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University of York

The University of York (abbreviated as Ebor or York for post-nominals) is a collegiate plate glass research university located in the city of York, England.

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Victorian literature

Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901) (the Victorian era).

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Vintage Books

Vintage Books is a publishing imprint established in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf.

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Women in Love

Women in Love (1920) is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.

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Zoology

Zoology or animal biology is the branch of biology that studies the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._S._Byatt

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