Barry Unsworth Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Criticism

Altinel, Savkar. "Trinitarian Tanglings." Times Literary Supplement (30 August 1985): 946.

Altinel finds Stone Virgin disappointing as the final volume in Unsworth's literary triptych.

Bernard O'Donoghue, Bernard. "Medieval Mysteries." Times Literary Supplement (8 September 1995): 7.

O'Donoghue maintains that Morality Play is Unsworth's best book to date.

Colegate, Isabel. "Dreams of Umbria." in Times Literary Supplement (30 August 1996): 24.

Colegate finds After Hannibal "a skillfully composed and beautifully written novel" about the after effects of treachery and betrayal.

Fitton, Toby. "A Slave to Symbols." Times Literary Supplement (16-22 September 1988): 1014.

Fitton praises the originality of Sugar and Rum de spite what he considers some stereotypical episodes.

Godwin, Gail. "Three Troubled Lives." New York Times Book Review (7 April 1974): 31.

Godwin praises Unsworth's dexterity with presenting moral ambiguities in Mooncranker's Gift.

Goldsmith, Francesca. A review of After Hannibal. Library Journal 122, No. 2 (1 February 1997): 108-9.

Goldsmith presents a brief overview of the plot and major themes of After Hannibal.

Ross, Maria. "Profit at Any Cost." Books 6, No. 2, (March-April 1992): 5.

An interview in which Unsworth discusses his research for Sacred Hunger, particularly issues related to capitalism, trade, and morality.