Ivy Compton-Burnett (Compton-Burnett Ivy)( English novelist.)
Comments for Ivy Compton-Burnett (Compton-Burnett Ivy)
Biography Ivy Compton-Burnett (Compton-Burnett Ivy)
Born July 5, 1884 in Pinner (England), studied the ancient languages and literature at the University of London (1902-1906). First her novel - and the hosts Pastors (Pastors and Masters, 1925). Since the novel Brothers and Sisters (Brothers and Sisters, 1929) is published annually by the book until 1963 (the Lord and his gifts - God and His Gifts). In 1951 and 1967 was awarded the Order of the British Empire III and II degree. Blshuyu part of his life in London.
In the novels of Lady Ivy family raging passions, triumphs vice and virtue trampled. In the novel are more women than men (More Women Than Men, 1933) despotic headmistress kills wife, his adopted son, to whom is obsessed with passion, and crime remains unpunished. As a result, it becomes a 'better' than it was before, because now she is happy. Almost all the artistic problems are solved through dialogue - concise, precise, often abstract. Compton-Burnett has resorted to the traditional theatrical techniques, such as a replica to the side and tapping.
Earlier her novels, including husbands and wives (Men and Wifes, 1931), House and his boss (House and its Head, 1935), devoted to the theme of murder in the family. In the next six, with the exception of the novel The Family and the state (A Family and a Fortune, 1939), appear talkative children, and their dialogues did not differ from the dialogues of senior. It's Daughters and Sons (Daughters and Sons, . 1937), . Parents and children (Parents and Children, . 1941), . Those, . who are older and better (Elders and Betters, . 1944), . Servant and the maid (Manservant and Maidservant, . 1947), . Two worlds - two ways (Two Worlds and Their Ways, . 1949),
. In the last period of his creative writer released novels Darkness and Light (Darkness and Day, . 1951), . Present and the Past (Present and the Past, . 1953), . Mother and Son (Mother and Son, . 1955), . Father and the fate of (Father and his Fate, . 1957), . History of one of the inheritance (A Heritage and Its History, . 1959), . The fall of the great (The Mighty and Their Fall, . 1961),
. Posthumously published novel Last and First (The Last and The First, 1971), which looks through her old art style.
Compton-Burnett, died in London on August 27, 1969.