Other literary forms

(Survey of Novels and Novellas)

Reflecting his various careers and interests, C. P. Snow published, in addition to his novels, a number of books, including the literary biographies Trollope: His Life and Art (1975) and The Realists (1978), as well as many reviews and articles. He had some interest in the drama, encouraging the staging of his novels The Affair, The New Men, and The Masters. He wrote a full-length play, A View over the Bridge, which was produced in London in 1950, and collaborated with his wife, Pamela Hansford Johnson, on six one-act plays published in 1951: Spare the Rod, The Pigeon with the Silver Foot, Her Best Foot Forward, The Supper Dance, To Murder Mrs. Mortimer, and Family Party.