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The Resource Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books, Hilary Mantel

Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books, Hilary Mantel

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Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books
Title
Mantel pieces
Title remainder
Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books
Statement of responsibility
Hilary Mantel
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of twenty reviews, essays and pieces of memoir selected from three decades of the author's contributions to the London review of books. Subjects include Robespierre and Danton, the Hite report, Saudi Arabia (where she lived for four years in the 1980s), the Bulger case, John Osborne, the Virgin Mary as well as the pop icon Madonna, and Helen Duncan, Britain's last witch. There are essays about Jane Boleyn, Charles Brandon, Christopher Marlowe and Margaret Pole, Her famous lecture, 'Royal Bodies', which caused a media frenzy, explores the place of royal women in society and our imagination. Here too are some of her LRB diaries, including her first meeting with her stepfather and a confrontation with a circus strongman. Interleaved with letters and other ephemera gathered from the archive
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
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London review of books
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1952-
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Mantel, Hilary
Dewey number
820.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.A438
LC item number
A6 2020
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mantel, Hilary
  • English literature
  • Mantel, Hilary
Label
Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books, Hilary Mantel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
All pieces previously published in London review of books
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Hilary Mantel -- Letter from Hilary Mantel to Karl Miller, 1987 -- American marriage, 1988 -- Letter from Mary-Kay Wilmers to Hilary Mantel, 1988 -- Bookcase shopping in Jeddah, 1989 -- Postcard from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1989 -- John Osborne's memoirs, 1991 -- Draft of a cover caption by Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1992 -- In bed with Madonna, 1992 -- 'LRB' cover, 28 May 1992 -- On Théroigne de Méricourt, 1992 -- Postcard from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1997 -- On Christopher Marlowe, 1992 -- Fax from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1994 -- A Mohawk captive, 1994 -- Fax from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1997 -- The murder of James Bulger, 1997 -- Postcard and fax from Hilary Mantel, 1999 -- On Marie Antoinette, 1999 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2001 -- Britain's last witch, 2001 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to the editors, 2003 -- Meeting my stepfather, 2003 -- Card and email from Hilary Mantel to the editors, 2003 -- The Hair Shirt Sisterhood, 2004 -- 'LRB' covers, 24 March 2004 and 20 April 2006 -- The People's Robespierre, 2006 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2005 -- On Jane Boleyn, 2008 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to the editors, 2006 -- 'LRB' cover, 9 April 2009 -- Marian devotion, 2009 -- On Danton, 2009 -- 'LRB' cover, 4 November 2010 -- Meeting the Devil, 2010 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2012 -- Royal bodies, 2013 -- Emails from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2013 -- On Charles Brandon, 2016 -- Fact-checking correspondence, 2016 -- The secrets of Margaret Pole, 2017 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2019
Control code
on1160169826
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780008429973
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books, Hilary Mantel
Publication
Note
All pieces previously published in London review of books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Hilary Mantel -- Letter from Hilary Mantel to Karl Miller, 1987 -- American marriage, 1988 -- Letter from Mary-Kay Wilmers to Hilary Mantel, 1988 -- Bookcase shopping in Jeddah, 1989 -- Postcard from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1989 -- John Osborne's memoirs, 1991 -- Draft of a cover caption by Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1992 -- In bed with Madonna, 1992 -- 'LRB' cover, 28 May 1992 -- On Théroigne de Méricourt, 1992 -- Postcard from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1997 -- On Christopher Marlowe, 1992 -- Fax from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1994 -- A Mohawk captive, 1994 -- Fax from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 1997 -- The murder of James Bulger, 1997 -- Postcard and fax from Hilary Mantel, 1999 -- On Marie Antoinette, 1999 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2001 -- Britain's last witch, 2001 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to the editors, 2003 -- Meeting my stepfather, 2003 -- Card and email from Hilary Mantel to the editors, 2003 -- The Hair Shirt Sisterhood, 2004 -- 'LRB' covers, 24 March 2004 and 20 April 2006 -- The People's Robespierre, 2006 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2005 -- On Jane Boleyn, 2008 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to the editors, 2006 -- 'LRB' cover, 9 April 2009 -- Marian devotion, 2009 -- On Danton, 2009 -- 'LRB' cover, 4 November 2010 -- Meeting the Devil, 2010 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2012 -- Royal bodies, 2013 -- Emails from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2013 -- On Charles Brandon, 2016 -- Fact-checking correspondence, 2016 -- The secrets of Margaret Pole, 2017 -- Email from Hilary Mantel to Mary-Kay Wilmers, 2019
Control code
on1160169826
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780008429973
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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