The study and appreciation of the life, works and times of Arnold Bennett

Books

Line Drawing by Janet Blight

An original line drawing by Jane Blight for the Arnold Bennett Society. A numbered Limited Edition of 200 – Ready to pop into a frame  …..directly by the two steps into the street. The Old Wives’ Tale Ch 1 Frame – 10 inch by 8 inch. Actual drawing 7 inch X 5 inch  £1 each […]

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The Age of Decadence

Simon Heffer The Age of Decadence: Britain 1880 – 1914 – 21 September 2017 Review   The folk-memory of Britain in the years before the Great War is of a powerful, contented, orderly and thriving country. She commanded a vast empire. She bestrode international commerce. Her citizens were living longer, profiting from civil liberties their […]

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Arnold Bennett: Friends and Acquaintances

Ahead of publication of our 2017 Conference Papers, we have some copies of our 2016 papers for sale. The papers include:- Bennett and the Meaning of Friendship Eden Phillpotts: Arnold Bennett’s Friend and Early Role Model The Henry Dairy Letters: Arnold Bennett in Paris, 1903 – 1907 The Relationship between Arnold Bennett and Pauline Smith […]

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London Life: Arnold Bennett’s Capital Writing

Ahead of publication of our 2017 Conference Papers, we have some copies of our 2013 papers for sale. The papers include:- Arnold Bennet and Clubland, with particular reference to his membership of the Reform Club The Cannibalistic Feast” Eating and Reading the Capital Representing Experience and Reasserting Identity: The Send of Place in Bennett’s A […]

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Arnold Bennett Companion Vol 11

This Arnold Bennett Companion offers 15 entraining aning essays on an tor who’s work is revealed as having a timeless appeal. Available from Churnet Valley Books  www.leekbooks.co.uk £25.00 plus postage  

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The Origins of the Potteries’ Victoria Theatre

The story of the origins of the Potteries’ Victoria Theatre, revealing a fascinating tale that begins with Newcastle Borough Council’s dream of establishing a Civic Theatre and ending with the Victoria Theatre in Hartshill. The Vic developed not only its musical documentaries depicting local events in its history, but also a tradition of adapting Arnold […]

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In the Footsteps of Arnold Bennett

We are happy to announce a new publication by David J Harding. Available from the Arnold Bennett Society. £10.00 each plus postage and packing. A Photographic Journey through Arnold Bennett’s Bursley Contact Carol at arnoldbennettscty@btinternet.com for more details and how to order. David was a mature student at Staffordshire University and chose the buildings featured […]

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The Grand Babylon Hotel edited by Randi Saloman

The Grand Babylon Hotel – opens with New York millionaire Theodore Racksole’s demand for an “Angel Kiss” – an American concoction the Grand Babylon does not serve.  Racksole and his daughter Nella are on vacation, but they quickly find themselves running the hotel after Theodore’s impulsive purchase of the establishment from founder and owner Felix Babylon. […]

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Anita Miller (1977) New York: Garland Publishing

Anita Miller (1977) Arnold Bennett: An Annotated Bibliography 1887-1932. (New York: Garland Publishing) Contents: A Note by Frank Swinnerton; Foreword by James Hepburn; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Contributions to Periodicals; Catalogue of Books Published; Titles of Contributions to Periodicals; Index of Names Mentioned; Index of Theatres, Schools and Public Places; Index of Military and Government Concerns; […]

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Norman Emery – Bibliography

Bibliography: N [orman] Emery (May 1967, revised September 1967) Arnold Bennett, 1867-1931: A Bibliography. (Stoke-on-Trent: City Librarian’s Office, Central Library, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Horace Barks Reference Library Bibliographical Series Number 3). Content: Preface; Chronology of Works; Novels; Novels Written in Collaboration with Eden Phillpotts; Short Stories; Plays; Plays Written in Collaboration; Plays Based on Bennett’s Novels; […]

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