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DREBBL Margaret

( English novelist, critic and biographer)

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DREBBL, Margaret (Drabble, Margareth) (p. 1939), British novelist, critic and biographer. Born June 5, 1939 in Sheffield (Yorkshire). In 1960 she graduated with honors from Nyunt's College at Cambridge University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts.
M. Drebbl - younger sister of writer AS Byatt. Her first novel, "Aviary for birds" (1963) was devoted to the rivalry between two sisters, one of which is intellectual, a brilliant graduate of Oxford University, the other just a charming young woman, getting married.

The heroine of the next two novels Drebbl "Garrick Year" (1964, rus. per.: "One summer season) and" Millstone "(1965, released in the United States in 1966 under the title" Thank you very much ") - women as well lukavyaschie in his career and his family life, torn between the desire for inner freedom and maternal instincts.

After the next two novels Drebbl - "My Jerusalem of Gold" (1967) and "Waterfall" (1969) - Reviewers were divided into two 'camps'. Some read in it a romantic desire to find wholeness and harmony in love, others - sobriety and skepticism generated by emotional turmoil, the knowledge of how everything is unreliable and unstable. In the 1970's Drebbl wrote one after the other three novels: "Through the eye of a needle" (1972), "Zlata Worlds" (1975) and "Ice Age" (1977), which gives a wide panorama of contemporary English society.

The novel "area agreement" (1980) is devoted to 'middle age'. This was followed by a trilogy that focuses on - the fate of three women who met back in 1950, a student at Cambridge: Radiant Way (1987), "The natural curiosity" (1989) and "The Gates of Ivory" (1991).

The novel "The Witch of Exmoor (1996) - an example of the history of the drama of family relationships in the literature in recent years. Roman "Pepper moth" (2000) - a little belletrizovannaya history of the mother's life Drebbl M.. Drebbl also owns a book about Arnold Bennett (1974) and historical study of Victorian England - "In the name of Queen and country" (1979). In 1996 she released a biography of Angus Wilson

. In 1985, under the editorship of Drebbl came fifth edition of the prestigious Oxford dictionary of literary, while in 2000 - the sixth edition, supplemented by 660 new articles, including numerous articles written before and have been subjected to substantial revision.


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