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A Dance to the Music of Time


A Dance to the Music of Time is a television program.


"A Dance to the Music of Time" is a book by Anthony Powell.

  • also known as "A dance to the music of time: fourth movement", "A dance to the music of time: A question of upbringing. A buyer's market. The acceptance world", "A dance to the music of time: second movement"


"A Dance to the Music of Time" is a painting by French artist Nicolas Poussin.

  • begun in and completed in (379 years ago)
  • media: oil paint

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Google previewThe Image of the English Gentleman in Twentieth-Century Literature (2016)

Englishness and Nostalgia by Christine Berberich

A Dance to the Music of Widmerpool A Dance to the Music of Time is a fascinating novel as far as the idea of the gentleman is concerned. The following discussion will focus on two of the novel's many characters: Dance's narrator, Nicholas Jenkins, and its antagonist Kenneth Widmerpool ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Literary Terms (1998)

by Amrita Sharma

Famous examples of such novels are Anthony Trollope's five Barsetshire novels, Anthony Powell's "A Dance to the Music of Time" and Doris Lessing's "Children of violence." John Galsworthy's "The FosyteSaga" is a well known romans fleuves. ROMANTICISM This refers to a revolution inwestern Europe insocial, political and literary context, in the first half of the 19th century. Romanticism may be called a literary attitude which laid emphasis on imagination than reason or classicism ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction (2010)

A Dance to the Music of Time, which ended with Hearing Secret Harmonies in 1975, is notable for the vast reach of its literary and cultural allusions, including not only literature but history, politics, and the visual and performing arts. It has been attacked for covering only one, upper-class, and/ or bohemian stratum of society, although the seventh book, The Valley of Bones (1964), is set largely among middle-class bank clerks who join a Welsh regiment during the war. The accusation of ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2010)

by Michael Clarke

1638-40 A Dance to the Music of Time (Wallace Collection, London). finial A formal ornament (often in detached, foliated *fleur-de-lis form) at the top of a canopy, *gable, pinnacle, cover of vase, etc. fire-back As its name implies, a thick panel of cast ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary Of Film 5Th Ed (2010)

by David Thomson

A Dance to the Music of Time (97, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

The eight-part A Dance to the Music of Time was an epic undertaking, adapted by Hugh Whitemore from 12 Anthony Powell novels into eight TV hours for Channel Four. Simon Russell Beale starred as Kenneth Widmerpool, Powell's alter-ego, and the assemblage for co-directors Morahan and Alvin Rakoff included John Gielgud as St. John Clark, Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker, Eileen Atkins, Alan Bennett, Edward Fox, Frank Middlemass, Harriet Walker, Frederick Treves, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

by Paul Schellinger

Even a cycle such as Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time, which appears to engage with aesthetic issues, is in fact more interested in describing, often as a roman a clef, the political and artistic life of London over a long period. Thus it is no coincidence that Louis Aragon's first flirtation with the roman-fleuve should adopt the overarching title Le Monde réal (1934—44; The Real World), and that, in spite of considerable technical virtuosity, it should mark something of a regression in ...

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