Alexandra Harris

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Weatherland by Alexandra Harris review – are seasons and colours the same for all readers?
How does the weather affect us? This is a splendid history of writers’ and painters’ reflections on the wind, rain and sun

AS Byatt

30, Sep, 2015 @3:30 PM

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Weatherland: Writers & Artists Under English Skies review – it’s not always raining in our art
Alexandra Harris widens her scope with this study of the relationship of artists and writers with sun, wind and snow

Sara Wheeler

20, Sep, 2015 @10:00 AM

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Books reviews roundup: Arcadia, Weatherland, Brief Candle in the Dark
Books reviews roundup: Arcadia, Weatherland, Brief Candle in the Dark

The Guardian

18, Sep, 2015 @4:59 PM

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Guardian first book award: 16 years of talent-spotting
As nominations for 2015 open, it’s a good time to remember that the prize isn’t just the sum of its winners but of all the shortlisted stars of the future

Claire Armitstead

12, May, 2015 @4:25 PM

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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace by Kate Summerscale – review
Alexandra Harris is engrossed by a landmark divorce case in a fine cultural history

Alexandra Harris

09, May, 2012 @8:00 AM

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Virginia Woolf by Alexandra Harris – review

Alexandra Harris's brief life of Virginia Woolf is brisk and crisply written. By Tessa Hadley

Tessa Hadley

21, Oct, 2011 @9:55 PM

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Instead of a Book by Diana Athill - review
Diana Athill's letters tackle big questions through small increments. By Alexandra Harris

Alexandra Harris

30, Sep, 2011 @9:55 PM

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Edith Sitwell: Avant Garde Poet, English Genius by Richard Greene – review
Can a biography of Sitwell match the drama of her life, asks Alexandra Harris

Alexandra Harris

05, Mar, 2011 @12:07 AM

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper, by Alexandra Harris – review

Far from repudiating tradition, English modernist artists were deeply influenced by landscape and history, as Alexandra Harris's magnificent study shows. By Daisy Hay

Daisy Hay

05, Dec, 2010 @12:05 AM

Guardian Books podcast: Alan Bennett and Romantic Moderns

Simon Hattenstone gets a rare interview with Alan Bennett and Alexandra Harris tells us how her doctoral thesis became the winner of the Guardian first book award

Presented by Claire Armitstead and produced by Tim Maby

03, Dec, 2010 @12:30 PM

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Adam Foulds salutes Romantic Moderns, winner of the Guardian first book award

Alexandra Harris's Romantic Moderns 'helps us to recognise the contribution that English art has made to a culture'

Adam Foulds

02, Dec, 2010 @2:09 PM

Video: Guardian first book award 2010: Romantic Moderns wins

Claire Armitstead speaks to the winner of the Guardian first book award, Alexandra Harris, about her revisionist study of English culture between the wars, and hears from the judges about the rest of the shortlist

Christian Bennett and Richard Sprenger

02, Dec, 2010 @12:03 AM

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