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  • ISBN 0952953412
  • ISBN13 978-0952953418
  • Language English
  • Author Christopher Isherwood
  • Publisher Stone Trough Books (1997)
  • Pages 72
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  • Category Biography
  • Size ePub 1907 kb
  • Size Fb2 1246 kb
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Christopher Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an Anglo-American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, autobiographer, and diarist

Christopher Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an Anglo-American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, autobiographer, and diarist. His best-known works include Goodbye to Berlin (1939), a l novel which inspired the musical Cabaret, A Single Man (1964) adapted as a film by Tom Ford in 2009, and Christopher and His Kind (1976), a memoir which "carried him into the heart of the Gay Liberation movement".

The Repton Letters book. Isherwood was the grandson and heir of a country squire, and his boyhood was privile Christopher Isherwood was a novelist, playwright, screen-writer, autobiographer, and diarist. He was also homosexual and made this a theme of some of his writing. He was born near Manchester in the north of England in 1904, became a . citizen in 1946, and died at home in Santa Monica, California in January 1986. Isherwood was the grandson and heir of a country squire, and his boyhood was privileged.

In 1939 Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden emigrated together to the United States. Christopher Isherwood (1904–1986) was one of the most celebrated writers of his generation. 1921 Winter, joins G. B. Smith’s history form at Repton where he meets Edward Upward; November, Kathleen Isherwood moves with her mother to 36 St. Mary Abbot’s Terrace in West Kensington, London; December, Isherwood sits scholarship exam at Cambridge with Upward and wins £40 exhibition to Corpus Christi College; Richard Isherwood leaves his school.

The English writer Christopher Isherwood settled in California in 1939 and .

The English writer Christopher Isherwood settled in California in 1939 and spent the war years working in Hollywood film studios, teaching English to European refugees, and converting to Hinduism.

The Christopher Isherwood Foundation. Isherwood enclosed this sketch in a letter to Bachardy on October 22, 1968. The Christopher Isherwood Foundation. Hear Katherine Bucknell speak about Christopher Isherwood at Repton Literary Festival, October 26, . 5pm. 19 October at 10:15 ·.

At Repton School in Derbyshire, Isherwood met his lifelong friend Edward Upward . Auden and Isherwood traveled to China in 1938 to gather material for their book on the Sino-Japanese War called Journey to a War (1939).

At Repton School in Derbyshire, Isherwood met his lifelong friend Edward Upward with whom he wrote the extravagant "Mortmere" stories, of which one was published during his lifetime, a few others appeared after his death, and others he summarised in Lions and Shadows. He deliberately failed his tripos and left Corpus Christi College, Cambridge without a degree in 1925.

Christopher Isherwood. It was to be made memorable by some old friends and by some new ones nce their schooldays at Repton. It was to be made memorable by some old friends and by some new ones nce their schooldays at Repton and, for a short while, his fellow medical student. Hector is called Philip Lindsay in All the Conspirators and Philip Linsley in Lions and Shadows; the slight alteration was made because some libel-conscious lawyer feared that the repetition of the original surname might annoy the novelist Philip Lindsay.

Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an English-American novelist. His best-known works include The Berlin Stories (1935–39), two l novellas inspired by Isherwood's time in Weimar Republic Germany. At Repton School in Derbyshire, Isherwood met his lifelong friend Edward Upward with whom he wrote the extravagant "Mortmere" stories, of which one was published during his lifetime, a few others appeared after his death, and others he summarised in Lions and Shadows.

5 February 13, 1921, to Kathleen Isherwood, in Christopher Isherwood, The Repton Letters, e. In its portrayal of Isherwood’s sexuality, Lost Years is a boldly political book.

5 February 13, 1921, to Kathleen Isherwood, in Christopher Isherwood, The Repton Letters, ed. George Ramsden (Settrington, England, 1997), p. 14. Introduction. This diary describing the years 1945 to 1951 was written by Christopher Isherwood between 1971 and 1977.