Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 9780141958040
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 288
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Penguin Decades bring you the novels that helped shape modern Britain. When they were published, some were bestsellers, some were considered scandalous, and others were simply misunderstood. All represent their time and helped define their generation, while today each is considered a landmark work of storytelling. Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim was published in 1954, and is a hilarious satire of British university life. Jim Dixon is bored by his job as a medieval history lecturer. His days are only improved by pulling faces behind the backs of his superiors as he tries desperately to survive provincial bourgeois society, an unbearable 'girlfriend' and petty humiliation at the hands of Professor Welch. Lucky Jim is one of the most famous and influential of all British post-War novels.



Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 9780141934846
Release 2000-05-25
Pages 272
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Jim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new red brick universities. A moderately successful future in the History Department beckons. As long as Jim can survive a madrigal-singing weekend at Professor Welch's, deliver a lecture on 'Merrie England' and resist Christine, the hopelessly desirable girlfriend of Welch's awful son Bertrand.



Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 9781590175910
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 296
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Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquently misanthropic as when it first scandalized readers in 1954. This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better than most that “there was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than nasty ones.” Amis’s scabrous debut leads the reader through a gallery of emphatically English bores, cranks, frauds, and neurotics, with each of whom Dixon must contend in one way or another in order to hold on to his cushy academic perch and win the girl of his fancy. More than just a merciless satire of cloistered college life and stuffy post-war manners, Lucky Jim is an attack on the forces of boredom, whatever form they may take, and a work of art that at once distills and extends an entire tradition of English comic writing, from Fielding and Dickens through Wodehouse and Waugh. As Christopher Hitchens has written, “if you can picture Bertie or Jeeves being capable of actual malice, and simultaneously imagine Evelyn Waugh forgetting about original sin, you have the combination of innocence and experience that makes this short romp so imperishable.”



Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Author James Hart
ISBN-10 9781627782159
Release 2017-04-03
Pages 264
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Lucky Jim is the memoir of writer Jim Hart, the story of how he survived a violent childhood home, created a love that was both so right and so wrong, overcame obsessive dependencies, and finally found the strength to be his true self. Jim is a master at building relationships. Charming, funny, and a great listener, his success in life and business was based on his ability to connect with others, from people recovering in 12-step groups in Upstate New York to those living in the rarified air of Martha’s Vineyard. But after more than twenty years sober, one slip-up triggered an active addiction that threatened his relationships with his then-wife, singer-songwriter Carly Simon, his recovery friends, his severely disabled son, and even with himself as he began to confront his sexuality. With profound clarity and thoughtful language, Jim weaves together the beautiful and all-too-often heartbreaking events of his life into an inspiring tale of bravery, healing, and above all, love.



Lucky Jim Edited and Abridged by D K Swan Illustrated by William Burnard

Lucky Jim     Edited and Abridged by D K  Swan  Illustrated by William Burnard Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 OCLC:557800509
Release 1963
Pages 154
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Ready Reference Treatise Lucky Jim

Ready Reference Treatise  Lucky Jim Author Raja Sharma
ISBN-10 9781329687080
Release 2015-11-13
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The novel is dedicated to Larkin. It is said that Larkin had contributed a lot to structure the novel. “Lucky Jim” was included in the TIME 100 Best Englsih language novels from 1923 to 2005. According to Christopher Hitchens, “Lucky Jim” is the funniest book of the second half of the twentieth century. It is also judged as the best comic novel of the twentieth century by Toby Young. Kingsley Amis’s writing career covers five decades, but “Lucky Jim” remains the most significant accomplishment of the author. Amis wrote poetry, television plays, short stories, science fiction, and even a James Bond novel. Ready Reference Treatise: Lucky Jim Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis



Adapting Kingsley Amis s Lucky Jim for the Stage microform

Adapting Kingsley Amis s Lucky Jim for the Stage  microform Author Edwards, David (David George)
ISBN-10 OCLC:13206569
Release 1984
Pages 366
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Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Author Arda LaCroix
ISBN-10 OSU:32435054743562
Release 1908
Pages 119
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Picaresque and Existential Elements in Kingsley Amis Lucky Jim

Picaresque and Existential Elements in Kingsley Amis  Lucky Jim Author Linda Kay Woofter
ISBN-10 OCLC:20283968
Release 1967
Pages 106
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Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Author Hignell
ISBN-10 1902719360
Release 2014-04-01
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Cyfrol o atgofion Jim Pleass, 'Lucky Jim', aelod o dîm criced Morgannwg a enillodd y bencampwriaeth sirol yn 1948, ac un o arwyr y glanio yn Normandi yn 1944, gyda rhagair gan Robert Croft. 73 llun du-a-gwyn. -- Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru



Lucky Jim and the Picaresque Tradition

Lucky Jim and the Picaresque Tradition Author Shirley Anne Mylan
ISBN-10 OCLC:6318595
Release 1979
Pages 460
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Picaresque Elements in Room at the Top Lucky Jim and Hurry on Down

Picaresque Elements in Room at the Top  Lucky Jim  and Hurry on Down Author Susan Hope Cnudde
ISBN-10 OCLC:37680933
Release 1966
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Everyday Drinking

Everyday Drinking Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 1608193160
Release 2010-08-09
Pages 320
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Here is the beloved, bestselling compendium of Kingsley Amis's wisdom on the cherished subject of drinking. Along with a series of well-tested recipes (including a cocktail called the Lucky Jim) the book includes Amis's musings on The Hangover, The Boozing Man's Diet, The Mean Sod's Guide, and (presumably as a matter of speculation) How Not to Get Drunk-all leavened with fun quizzes on the making and drinking of alcohol all over the world. Mixing practical know-how and hilarious opinionation, this is a delightful cocktail of wry humor and distilled knowledge, served by one of our great gimlet wits.



The Old Devils

The Old Devils Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 9781446414620
Release 2012-02-29
Pages 400
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Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon.



Part Blood Part Ketchup

Part Blood  Part Ketchup Author Karen R. Tolchin
ISBN-10 0739114379
Release 2007
Pages 127
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Analyzes novels by 20th century authors - Edith Wharton, J D Salinger, Philip Roth, John Irving, and Jamaica Kincaid, looking at the trends that obliterate cultural divides.



That Uncertain Feeling

That Uncertain Feeling Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 9780141961866
Release 2013-04-04
Pages 256
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In That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis, competition is stiff for the position of sub-librarian in Aberdarcy Library. For John Lewis, the situation is complicated by the attentions of daunting and desirable village socialite, Elizabeth Gruffyd-Williams, who is married to a member of the local Council. Pursuing an affair with her whilst keeping his job prospects alive is John's predicament, as he finds himself running down Welsh country lanes at midnight in a wig and dress, resisting the advances of local drunks and suffering the long speeches of a 'nut-faced' clergyman. At times tenderly satirical and at times riotously slap-stick, Amis sends up an array of rural stereotypes in this story about a man who doesn't know what he wants. Kingsley Amis's (1922-95) works take a humorous yet highly critical look at British society, especially in the period following the end of World War II. Born in London, Amis explored his disillusionment in novels such as That Uncertain Feeling (1955). His other works include The Green Man (1970), Stanley and the Women (1984), and The Old Devils (1986), which won the Booker Prize. Amis also wrote poetry, criticism, and short stories.



Lucky Jim s politics

Lucky Jim s politics Author Kingsley Amis
ISBN-10 UCAL:B2841704
Release 1968
Pages 20
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