Tuesday, January 27, 2015

MURIEL SPARK ~









Muriel Spark 

The Informed Air
New Directions
2014




http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/what-muriel-spark-saw




Novels:

The Comforters (1957)
Robinson (1958)
Memento Mori (1959)
The Ballad of Peckham Rye (1960)
The Bachelors (1960)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961)
The Girls of Slender Means (1963)
The Mandelbaum Gate (1965)
The Public Image (1968)
The Driver’s Seat (1970)
Not to Disturb (1971)
The Hothouse by the East River (1973)
The Abbess of Crewe (1974)
The Takeover (1976)
Territorial Rights (1979)
Loitering with Intent (1981)
The Only Problem (1984)
A Far Cry from Kensington (1988)
Symposium (1990)
Reality and Dreams (1996)
Aiding and Abetting (2000)
The Finishing School (2004)


 

Critical Biographies:

John Masefield (1953)
“Child of Light”: A Reassessment of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1951) completely revised as “Mary Shelley” (1987)


 

Biography:

Editor:
Selected poems of Emily Brontë (1952)
The Brontë Letters (1954) 


 

Joint Editor:

Tribute to Wordsworth (1950)
Emily Brontë: Her Life and Work (1953)
My Best Mary: Selected Letters of Mary Shelley (1953)
Letters of John Henry Newman (1957)


 

Radio Plays:

The Dry River Bed
The Interview
The Party through the Wall
The Danger Zone


 

Play:

Doctors of Philosophy (1963) (staged 1962)

 

Poetry:

The Fanfarlo and Other Verse (1952)
Collected Poems I (1967)
Going Up to Sotheby’s and other Poems (1982)
All the Poems of Muriel Spark (2004)


 

Short Stories:

The Go-Away Bird (1958)
Voices at Play (1961)
Collected Stories I (1967)
Bang-Bang You’re Dead and Other Stories (1982)
The Stories of Muriel Spark (1987)
The Collected Stories (1994)
Open to the Public: New and Collected Stories (1997)
All the Stories of Muriel Spark (2001)
The Complete Short Stories (2001)
The Ghost Stories of Muriel Spark (2003)


 

For Children:

The Very Fine Clock (1969)
The French Window and The Small Telephone (1993)


 

Omnibus editions:

Omnibus I (1993)
Omnibus II (1994)
Omnibus III (1996)
Omnibus IV (1997)


 

Autobiography:

Curriculum Vitae (1992)

 

The following novels were filmed:

“The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” (1969), which was a Command Performance and for which Maggie Smith won an Oscar.
“The Driver’s Seat” (1974), starring Liz Taylor, Mona Washbourne and Andy Warhol
“The Abbess of Crewe” (1977) as “Nasty Habits”, starring Glenda Jackson and Melina Mercouri


 

The following novels have been adapted for TV:

The Girls of Slender Means (1975)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1978)
Memento Mori (1992)
And the Stories: The Black Madonna and You Should Have Seen the Mess (BBC2)


 

The following novels have been adapted for the stage:

Memento Mori (1964)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1966)
The Girls of Slender Means (2009)


 

The following novels have been adapted for the radio:

The Ballad of Peckham Rye (winner of the Italia Prize for Dramatic radio 1962)
The Girls of Slender Means (1964)
The Comforters (1957)
Memento Mori (1964)

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