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Less than angels.

Barbara Pym

Less than angels.

by Barbara Pym

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Published by Vanguard Press in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.P9936 Le
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6222408M
LC Control Number57007682
OCLC/WorldCa1488751

  LESS THAN ANGELS (the phrase comes from Alexander Pope's "Essay on Man") revolves around a year of goings on at an anthropological research center in London - administrative heads kowtowing to rich donors, professors elbowing for recognition, anthropologists returned-from-the-field trying to overcome writer's block and write up their /5(39). Less Than Angels follows the loves, works and hopes of a group of young anthropologists. Catherine Oliphant is a writer and lives with handsome anthropologist Tom Mallow. Their relationship runs into trouble when he begins a romance with student Deirdre Swann, so Catherine turns her attention to the reclusive anthropologist Alaric Lydgate, who has a .

Less than angels. New York, Vanguard Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Pym. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Less than angels.". Be the first. A short sojourn among London anthropologists in their lighter moments would scarcely warrant Pope's further thesis that ""the proper study of mankind is man"". This is ostensibly a comedy of manners; the book offers a large cast of characters whom we meet through Catherine Oliphant, who is having an affair with Tom Mallow (at the moment doing field work in Africa). The scene .

  Thought I'd go for something less scary this time, so 'Less Than Angels' by Barbara Pym, It's quite a while since I read this book and so I'll crib from the back cover: Catherine Oliphant is a writer and lives with handsome anthropologist Tom Mallow. Their relationship runs into trouble when he begins a. Electronic books Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Less Than Angels. Open Road Media (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: ISBN: OCLC Number.


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Less than Angels follows the lives, loves and fortunes of a group of young and not so young anthropologists. This is very familiar territory for Barbara Pym, she herself worked in The African Institute in London, and at the centre of this novel is an anthropological research centre/5.

LESS THAN ANGELS (the phrase comes Less than angels. book Alexander Pope's "Essay on Man") revolves around a year of goings on at an anthropological research center in London - administrative heads kowtowing to rich donors, professors elbowing for recognition, anthropologists returned-from-the-field trying to overcome writer's block and write up their notes, and young students /5(75).

LESS THAN ANGELS (the phrase comes from Alexander Pope's "Essay on Man") revolves around a year of goings on at an anthropological research center in London - administrative heads kowtowing to rich donors, professors elbowing for recognition, anthropologists returned-from-the-field trying to overcome writer's block and write up their notes, and young students Cited by: 9.

Less Than Angels (Virago Modern Classics Book ) - Kindle edition by Barbara Pym, Salley Vickers. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Less Than Angels (Virago Modern Classics Book )/5(39).

Less Than The Angels Paperback – Septem by Roger B. Dooley (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ 4/5(1). Less Than Angels - Barbara Pym - Google Books It is surely appropriate that anthropologists, who spend their time studying life and behavior in various societies, should be studied in /5(13).

Less than Angels follows the lives, loves and fortunes of a group of young and not so young anthropologists. This is very familiar territory for Barbara Pym, she herself worked in The African Institute in London, and at the centre of this novel is an anthropological research centre.4/5(3).

From the publisher: "A tale of a woman’s romantic entanglements with two anthropologists—and the odd mating habits of humans—from the author of Jane and Prudence. Catherine Oliphant writes for women’s magazines and lives comfortably with anthropologist Tom Mallow—although she's starting to wonder if they'll ever get married.

Then Tom drops his bombshell: He's. Less than Angels revolves around a group of anthropology students, their professors, families and neighbours. Catherine Oliphant is a writer of romantic fiction and articles for women’s magazines. Catherine Oliphant is a writer of romantic fiction and articles for women’s magazines.

Less than angels by Barbara Pym; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Anthropologists, Fiction, Fiction in English, Large type books; Places: London (England). Less than Angels, like Barbara Pym’s other novels, is preeminently successful at creating a small world peopled with characters whose prosaic.

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The result of all this was a novel called Less Than Angels, which is about anthropologists working at a research centre in London, and also the suburban background of Deirdre, one of the heroines, and her life with her mother and aunt.

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Less Than Angels is particularly nice as it seems in large part to be about the ability of characters to change, even given the constrained and mannered world in which they live. While reading, I enjoyed this book as much as I have enjoyed any Pym that I have by: 9.

Editions for Less Than Angels: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (P Cited by: 9. Less Than Angels follows the loves, works and hopes of a group of young anthropologists. Catherine Oliphant is a writer and lives with handsome anthropologist Tom Mallow.

Their relationship runs into trouble when he begins a romance with student Deirdre Swann, so Catherine turns her attention to the reclusive anthropologist Alaric Lydgate, who has 4/5(1).More prime Pym—ironic, shrewd, a bit sad—in a welcome re-issue. This low-key (US ) comedy focuses on a trio of fairly foolish anthropologists and the women (two for each fellow) who rather unwisely fawn on them.

The well-observed locales include suburbia and a London research center—a somewhat wider range of activity than in Pym's village/church tales. Apple Books Preview.

Less Than Angels A Novel. Barbara Pym.14 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. A tale of a woman’s romantic entanglements with two anthropologists—and the odd mating habits of humans—from the author of Jane and Prudence/5(14).