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CONTENTS Out of England 1 No-one in England or The Silence of Contempt 14 Amersham 25 "Durris", Stubbs Wood, Chesham Bois 32 The Street Sweeper 48 Herbert Read 52 Vices and Virtues of English Parties 56 Hampstead: A Gathering of Poets 58 Kathleen Raine 62 Aymer and his Mother 67 Visit in Mochrum 69 Lord David Stewart 74 Mrs Phillimore. Bertrand Russell 79 Arthur Waley 93 Diana Spearman 101 Enoch Powell 105 Veronica Wedgwood 109 Misery at Parties 111 Franz Steiner 114 Downshire Hill 122 J. D. Bernal 126 Geoffrey Pyke 129 Freddie Uhlman 133 Ce poids! Ce poids! 138 Henry Moore and Roland Penrose. The Party in the Blitz. The Battle of Britain. Hampstead Heath 141 Hampstead Church Row. The Cemetery 143 The Party at Penrose's. The Firemen 147 The Freemasons Arms. Friedl 150 Friedl's Generosity. The Blouse. Henri Smith 152 Oskar Kokoschka 154 Iris Murdoch 161 Vaughan Williams 176 Aymer 180 England, an Island 185 Speed 188 Some Varieties of Arrogance 190 Afterword 195 A Note on the Text 234 List of Illustrations 236 Notes 237 Index 245
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Canetti, Elias, 1905-.
Authors, Austrian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.