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Prancing Novelist

(1973)
In Praise of Ronald Firbank
A non fiction book by

 
One of the most penetrating and sympathetic explorations ever undertaken by one writer into the mind of another, Prancing Novelist is far more than a simple tribute or work of research. In these pages--by turns instructive, mischievous, and even gossipy--Brigid Brophy seeks nothing less than a vindication of the eternal liveliness of fiction itself against the persistent rumors that it is dying or dead. Though serious in intent, Prancing Novelist is not only a monument to Firbank, but is also a delightful showcase for Brophy's own uproarious prose, not to mention her genius for telling good stories.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 1973 : UK Hardback
Title: Prancing Novelist: a defence of fiction in the form of a critical biography In Praise of Ronald Firbank
Author(s): Brigid Brophy
ISBN: 0-333-13779-5 / 978-0-333-13779-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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1973 : USA Hardback
Title: Prancing novelist;: A defence of fiction in the form of a critical biography in praise of Ronald Firbank
Author(s): Brigid Brophy
ISBN: 0-06-490722-8 / 978-0-06-490722-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: Prancing Novelist: In Praise of Ronald Firbank (Scholarly)
Author(s): Brigid Brophy
ISBN: 1-56478-897-0 / 978-1-56478-897-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
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