Bibliography (Masterplots II: Christian Literature)
Sources for Further Study
Chisholm, Anne. Rumer Godden: A Storyteller’s Life. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1998. Authorized biography of Rumer Godden, who was born in the United Kingdom in 1907, was reared in India, twice married, and published twenty-four novels and several works of nonfiction and poetry.
Godden, Rumer. A House with Four Rooms. New York: Morrow, 1989. Godden’s autobiography from the late 1940’s through the 1970’s, including her work with filmmaker Jean Renoir, her return to England, the flowering of her career, and her move to Scotland in the 1970’s. Covers the period when she wrote In This House of Brede.
Rosenthal, Lynne M. Rumer Godden Revisited. New York: Twayne, 1996. Part of Twayne author series, this is a good introduction to Godden that addresses her Catholicism and individual works.
Tickle, Phyllis. Introduction to In This House of Brede, by Rumer Godden. Chicago: Loyola, 2005. An astute and helpful introduction to the work.
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