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John Innes Mackintosh Stewart (September 30, 1906 EdinburghNovember 12, 1994 Coulsdon) was a Scottish novelist and academic. He is equally well-known for the works of literary criticism and "straight" novels published under his real name and for the whodunits published under the pseudonym of Michael Innes. Many devotees of the Innes books were unaware of his other "identity", and vice versa. is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Coulsdon is a place in the London Borough of Croydon on the Brighton Road (A23). ... This article is about the country. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... Literary criticism is the study, discussion, evaluation, and interpretation of literature. ... A whodunit or whodunnit (for Who done it? and sometimes referred to as a Golden Age Mystery novel) is a complex, plot-driven variety of the detective story in which the puzzle is paramount. ...


Stewart was the son of Elizabeth Jane (née Clark) and John Stewart of Nairn. His father was a lawyer and director of Education in the city of Edinburgh. Stewart attended Edinburgh Academy, where Robert Louis Stevenson had been a pupil for a short time, and later studied English literature at Oriel College, Oxford. In 1929 he went to Vienna to study psychoanalysis. He was lecturer in English at the University of Leeds from 1930 to 1935, and then became Jury Professor of English in the University of Adelaide, South Australia................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ . The Edinburgh Academy is an independent school. ... Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, 1850–December 3, 1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet and travel writer, and a representative of neo-romanticism in English literature. ... The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; Joseph Conrad was Polish, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Edgar Allan Poe was American, Salman Rushdie is Indian, V.S... College name Oriel College Named after Blessed Virgin Mary Established 1324 Sister College Clare College, Cambridge Trinity College, Dublin Provost Sir Derek Morris JCR President Frank Hardee Undergraduates 304 Graduates 158 Homepage Boatclub Oriel College (in full: The House of Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford commonly called Oriel College... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Today psychoanalysis comprises several interlocking theories concerning the functioning of the mind. ... The University of Leeds is a major teaching and research university, one of the largest in the United Kingdom with over 32,000 full-time students. ... The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... For the song, see South Australia (song). ...


He returned to the United Kingdom to become Lecturer in English at the Queen's University of Belfast from 1946 to 1948. In 1949 he became a Student of Christ Church, Oxford. By the time of his retirement in 1973, he held a professorship within the university. The Queens University of Belfast (QUB) is a university in Belfast, Northern Ireland; the university is often called Queens University Belfast. ... and of the Christ Church College name Christ Church Latin name Ædes Christi Named after Jesus Christ Established 1546 Sister college Trinity College, Cambridge Dean The Very Revd Christopher Andrew Lewis JCR president Laura Ellis Undergraduates 426 GCR president Tim Benjamin Graduates 154 Location of Christ Church within central Oxford... and of the Christ Church College name Christ Church Latin name Ædes Christi Named after Jesus Christ Established 1546 Sister college Trinity College, Cambridge Dean The Very Revd Christopher Andrew Lewis JCR president Laura Ellis Undergraduates 426 GCR president Tim Benjamin Graduates 154 Location of Christ Church within central Oxford...


Using the pen name Michael Innes, he wrote about forty crime novels between 1936 and 1986. Innes's detective novels are playfully highbrow, rich in allusions to English literature and to Renaissance art. Sinuous, flexible and effortlessly elegant, Stewart's prose is refreshingly free of all influence by Strunk & White. The The somewhat ponderous writing style and analysis of character, particularly in the early novels, is frequently Henry Jamesian. The best-known of Innes's detective creations is Sir John Appleby (originally Inspector John Appleby) of Scotland Yard, who features in multiple books. Other novels also feature the amateur but nonetheless effective sleuth, painter and Royal Academician, Charles Honeybath. The two detectives meet in "Appleby and Honeybath." Highbrow is a colloquial synonym for intellectual. ... The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; Joseph Conrad was Polish, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Edgar Allan Poe was American, Salman Rushdie is Indian, V.S... Renaissance Classicism was a form of art that removed extraneous detail and showed the world as it was. ... The Elements of Style (the little book – 1918) is an American English writing style guide detailing seven elementary rules of usage, ten elementary principles of composition and a few matters of form and commonly misused expressions. ... For other uses of this name, see Henry James (disambiguation). ... Sir John Appleby is a fictional detective created by Michael Innes in the 1930s who appeared in many novels and short stories. ... New Scotland Yard, London New Scotland Yard, it blowwsssss often referred to simply as Scotland Yard or The Yard, is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for policing Greater London (although not the City of London itself). ...


Stewart also wrote studies of Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, and Thomas Hardy. His last publication was his autobiography Myself and Michael Innes (1987). This article is about the British author. ... // Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-born English novelist. ... Thomas Hardy redirects here. ...

Contents

Bibliography

J. I. M. Stewart

  • A Staircase in Surrey quintet:
    • The Gaudy (1974)
    • Young Patullo (1975)
    • Memorial Service (1976)
    • The Madonna of the Astrolabe (1977)
    • Full Term (1978)
  • James Joyce (1957)
  • A Use Of Riches (1957)
  • The Man Who Won The Pools (1961)
  • Eight Modern Writers (1963)
  • The Last Tresilians (1963)
  • Thomas Love Peacock (1963)
  • The Aylwins (1966)
  • Joseph Conrad (1968)
  • Shakespeare's Lofty Scene (1971)
  • Thomas Hardy: A Critical Biography (1971)
  • Mungo's Dream (1973)
  • Andrew And Tobias (1980)
  • The Bridge At Arta And Other Stories (1981)
  • My Aunt Christina: And Other Stories (1983)
  • An Open Prison (1984)
  • Myself And Michael Innes: A Memoir (1987)

A Staircase in Surrey is a sequence of five novels by Scottish novelist and academic J. I. M. Stewart (1906–1994), and published between 1974 and 1978. ...

As Michael Innes

  • Inspector Appleby novels (with one or two exceptions*):
    • Death At the President's Lodging (1936) (also known as Seven Suspects)
    • Hamlet, Revenge! (1937)
    • Lament for a Maker (1938)
    • Stop Press (1939) (also known as The Spider Strikes)
    • The Secret Vanguard (1940)
    • There Came Both Mist And Snow (1940) (also known as A Comedy of Terrors)
    • Appleby On Ararat (1941)
    • The Daffodil Affair (1942)
    • The Weight of the Evidence (1943)
    • Appleby's End (1945)
    • *What Happened At Hazelwood? (1946)
    • *From London Far (1946) (also known as The Unsuspected Chasm)
    • A Night of Errors (1947)
    • The Journeying Boy (1949)
    • Operation Pax (1951) (also known as The Paper Thunderbolt)
    • A Private View (1952) (also known as One-Man Show and Murder Is an Art)
    • Christmas At Candleshoe (1953)
    • Appleby Talking (1954) (also known as Dead Man's Shoes)
    • The Man from the Sea (1955) (also known as Death By Moonlight)
    • Appleby Talks Again (1956)
    • Old Hall, New Hall (1956) (also known as A Question of Queens)
    • Appleby Plays Chicken (1957) (also known as Death On a Quiet Day)
    • The Long Farewell (1958)
    • Hare Sitting Up (1959)
    • The New Sonia Wayward (1960) (also known as The Case of Sonia Wayward)
    • Silence Observed (1961)
    • A Connoisseur's Case (1962) (also known as The Crabtree Affair)
    • Money from Holme (1964)
    • The Bloody Wood (1966)
    • A Change of Heir (1966)
    • Appleby At Allington (1968) (also known as Death By Water)
    • A Family Affair (1969) (also known as Picture of Guilt)
    • Death At the Chase (1970)
    • An Awkward Lie (1971), ISBN 0-396-06345-4
    • The Open House (1972), ISBN 0-396-06524-4
    • Appleby's Answer (1973), ISBN 0-396-06744-1
    • Appleby's Other Story (1974), ISBN 0-396-06715-8
    • The Mysterious Commission (1974), ISBN 0-396-07134-1
    • The Appleby File (1975), ISBN 0-396-07279-8
    • The Gay Phoenix (1976), ISBN 0-396-07442-1
    • Honeybath's Haven (1977), ISBN 0-396-07555-X
    • The Ampersand Papers (1978), ISBN 0-396-07663-7
    • Going It Alone (1980), ISBN 0-396-07819-2
    • Lord Mullion's Secret (1981), ISBN 0-396-08005-7
    • Sheiks and Adders (1982), ISBN 0-396-08063-4
    • Appleby And Honeybath (1983), ISBN 0-396-08247-5
    • Carson's Conspiracy (1984), ISBN 0-396-08395-1
    • Appleby And the Ospreys (1986), ISBN 0-396-08950-X

Christmas at Candleshoe was the basis for the 1977 film Candleshoe starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes and David Niven. Sir John Appleby is a fictional detective created by Michael Innes in the 1930s who appeared in many novels and short stories. ... Candleshoe DVD cover Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie starring Jodie Foster as Casey Brown, Helen Hayes as Lady St. ... Alicia Christian Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962)[1] is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... Helen Hayes (October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


During November 2007, the Stewart estate transferred the copyrights in and all related rights to all the Michael Innes works, to Michael Innes Literary Management Limited (an Owatonna Media company).


External links

  • Michael Innes brand and rights owner, Owatonna Media group
  • Appraisal of each of Innes's books
  • Michael Innes at the Internet Movie Database
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ...

 
 

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