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Arden, John


ARDEN, John. British, b. 1930. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Literary criticism and history, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Freelance writer and director; Architectural Assistant, London, 1955-57; Fellow in Playwriting, University of Bristol, 1959-60. Publications: Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, 1960; (with M. D'Arcy) The Business of Good Government (play), 1963; The Workhouse Donkey, 1964; Three Plays: The Waters of Babylon, Live Like Pigs, The Happy Haven, 1964; Ironhand (adaptation), 1965; Armstrong's Last Goodnight, 1965; Left-Handed Liberty, 1965; (with M. D'Arcy) The Royal Pardon, 1967; Soldier, Soldier and Other Plays, 1967; (with M. D'Arcy) The Hero Rises Up, 1969; Two Autobiographical Plays: The True History of Squire Jonathan and His Unfortunate Treasure, and the Bagman, 1971; (with M. D'Arcy) The Island of the Mighty, 1974; (with M. D'Arcy) The Non-Stop Connolly Show, 5 vols., 1977-78; To Present the Pretence (essays), 1977; Pearl, 1979; (with M. D'Arcy) The Little Gray Home in the West, 1979; (with M. D'Arcy) Vandaleur's Folly, 1981; Silence among the Weapons (novel), 1982, in U.S. as Vox Pop, 1983; (with M. D'Arcy) Whose Is the Kingdom?, 1988; Books of Bale, 1988; (with M. D'Arcy) Awkward Corners, 1988; Cogs Tyrannic: Four Stories, 1991; Jack Juggler and the Emperor's Whore (novel), 1995. Address: c/o Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd, National House, 60-66 Wardour St, London W1V 3HP, England.

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