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

April 2018 Vol 6 No. 2.

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The wide variety of materials in this issue demonstrates the wealth of work being done on Bennett by academics and common readers alike…

The front cover taken from My Association with Arnold Bennett, a sketch by Frederick Marriott in 1907, first published by Keele University Library in 1967……

Randi Saloman


From Tokyo to Arnold Bennett’s Five Towns: Literary Landscape and Day-to-Day Reading Practices by Chitose Ikawa

Summery of Ruth Jaechke’s Dissertation on Arnold Bennett and France by Christine Conlin

What’s in a Name? Bennett’s Choice of Surnames in his Fiction by Alan Pedley

Transport and Travel in the World of Arnold Bennett (Part 1 of 2) by Brian Hudson

Who Chooses These Covers? by Jenny Graveson

Report on the February 2018 Arnold Bennett Society Talk by Romy Cheeseman

Report on the Arnold Bennett Society Annual Dinner by Catherine Burgass

Review by Fred Hughes of Arnold Bennett Companion Volume 11

review by Martin Laux of H.G. Wells in the Potteries North Staffordshire and the Genesis of The Time Machine by David Haden.

Review by Catherine Burgass of The Origin of the Potteries’ Victoria Theatre by Leslie Powner

From the Archives by Carol Gorton

Arnold Bennett and the Bright Young Things by Heather Mitchell

A visit to Mary Webb’s Shropshire by W H Simcock


Looking Ahead

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