Spark, Dame Muriel Sarah

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SPARK, Dame Muriel Sarah

SPARK, Dame Muriel Sarah. British, b. 1918. Genres: Novels, Novellas/ Short stories, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography, Essays. Career: Worked in the Political Intelligence Dept. of the British Foreign Office during World War II; general secretary, Poetry Society, and ed., Poetry Review, London, 1947-49. Publications: Child of Light: A Reassessment of Mary Shelley, 1951; The Fanfarlo, 1952; (ed.) Selected Poems of Emily Brontë, 1952; John Masefield, 1953; (ed.) The Brontë Letters, 1954; The Comforters, 1957; Robinson, 1958; The Go-Away Bird and Other Stories, 1958; Memento Mori, 1959; The Ballad of Peckham Rye, 1960; The Bachelors, 1960; The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1961; Voices at Play, 1961; Doctors of Philosophy (play), 1963; The Girls of Slender Means, 1963; The Mandelbaum Gate, 1965; Collected Poems I, 1967; Collected Stories I, 1967; The Public Image, 1968; The Very Fine Clock (juvenile), 1969; 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; Bang-Bang You're Dead and Other Stories, 1982; Going Up to Sotheby's and Other Poems, 1982; The Only Problem, 1984; The Stories of Muriel Spark, 1985; Mary Shelley, 1987; A Far Cry from Kensington, 1988; Symposium, 1990; Curriculum Vitae (autobiography), 1992; The French Window and the Small Telephone (juvenile), 1993; The Essence of the Brontës, 1993; Omnibus I, 1993; Omnibus II, 1994; Omnibus III, 1996; Harper and Wilton, 1996; Reality and Dreams, 1996; Omnibus IV, 1997; Open to the Public, 1997; Aiding and Abetting, 2000; The Complete Short Stories, 2001; All the Stories of Muriel Spark, 2001; The Ghost Stories of Muriel Spark, 2003; The Finishing School, 2004; All the Poems of Muriel Spark, 2004. Address: c/o David Higham Assocs, 5-8 Lower John St, London W1R 4HA, England.