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

2011 Conference Papers: The Card

The papers include:

  • Denry’s aesthetic education: from The Card to The Regent.
  • ‘Done up to the knocker, technically, right through’
  • H K Hales: The Read Card
  • ‘He’s a rare ‘un, no mistake’: introducing The Card
  • The Card‘: A world of Interiors
  • ‘He was the most admired type in the bustling industrial Provinces’: The production and reception of The Card (Dir, Neame 1962).
  • AB and The Card in Adult Education – then and now.
  • ‘Rebounding like a football’: What did Bennett know about the game?
  • Association Football and The Card: Fact V Fiction
  • Counting the cards: Arnold Bennett;s use of the card Motif in the novel.

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