Muriel Spark Quiz

Muriel Spark Quiz Questions

1. What was Muriel Spark’s original name?
a) Muriel Sarah Camberg
b) Muriel Monson
c) Janet Evans
d) Ann Hampson

2. When was Muriel Spark born?
a) 1 February 1918
b) 26 June 1912
c) 9 September 1914
d) 17 November 1916

3. Where was Muriel Spark born?
a) Pretoria
b) Edinburgh
c) Cape Town
d) Salisbury

4. When was Muriel Spark editor of The Poetry Review?
a) 1924-1926
b) 1947-1949
c) 1936-1940
d) 1941-1945

5. When did Muriel Spark become a Roman Catholic?
a) 1928
b) 1947
c) 1954
d) 1958

6. Which was Muriel Spark’s first novel?
a) The Abbess of Crewe
b) The Comforters
c) Not to Disturb
d) A Far Cry from Kensington

7. When was The Prime of Miss Jane Brodie published?
a) 1961
b) 1959
c) 1955
d) 1948

8. Which book is autobiography of Muriel Spark?
a) The Driver’s Seat
b) Reality and Dreams
c) Curriculum Vitae
d) Territorial Dreams

9. When did Muriel Spark die?
a) 6 March 1993
b) 13 April 2006
c) 28 August 1997
d) 29 December 1988

10. Where did Muriel Spark die?
a) Dublin
b) London
c) Paris
d) Florence

Muriel Spark Quiz Questions with Answers

1. What was Muriel Spark’s original name?
a) Muriel Sarah Camberg

2. When was Muriel Spark born?
a) 1 February 1918

3. Where was Muriel Spark born?
b) Edinburgh

4. When was Muriel Spark editor of The Poetry Review?
b) 1947-1949

5. When did Muriel Spark become a Roman Catholic?
c) 1954

6. Which was Muriel Spark’s first novel?
b) The Comforters

7. When was The Prime of Miss Jane Brodie published?
a) 1961

8. Which book is autobiography of Muriel Spark?
c) Curriculum Vitae

9. When did Muriel Spark die?
b) 13 April 2006

10. Where did Muriel Spark die?
d) Florence

Muriel Spark Bibliography

Source: http://murielspark.com/bodyofwork.html

Novels:
The Comforters (1957)
Robinson (1958)
Memento Mori (1959)
The Ballad of Peckham Rye (1960)
The Bachelors (1960)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961)
The Girls of Slender Means (1963)
The Mandelbaum Gate (1965)
The Public Image (1968)
The Driver’s Seat (1970)
Not to Disturb (1971)
The Hothouse by the East River (1973)
The Abbess of Crewe (1974)
The Takeover (1976)
Territorial Rights (1979)
Loitering with Intent (1981)
The Only Problem (1984)
A Far Cry from Kensington (1988)
Symposium (1990)
Reality and Dreams (1996)
Aiding and Abetting (2000)
The Finishing School (2004)

Critical Biographies:
John Masefield (1953)

Biography:
“Child of Light": A Reassessment of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1951) completely revised as “Mary Shelley" (1987)

Edited:
Selected poems of Emily Bronte (1952)
The Bronte Letters (1954)

Edited jointly:
Tribute to Wordsworth (1950)
Emily Bronte: Her Life and Work (1953)
My Best Mary: A Selection of Letters by Mary Shelley (1953)
Letters of John Henry Newman (1957)

Radio Plays:
The Dry River Bed
The Interview
The Party through the Wall
The Danger Zone

Play:
Doctors of Philosophy (1963) (staged 1962)

Poetry:
The Fanfarlo and Other Verse (1952)
Collected Poems I (1967)
Going Up to Sotheby’s and other Poems (1982)
All the Poems of Muriel Spark (2004)

Short Stories:
The Go-Away Bird (1958)
Voices at Play (1961)
Collected Stories I (1967)
Bang-Bang You’re Dead and Other Stories (1982)
The Stories of Muriel Spark (1987)
The Collected Stories (1994)
Open to the Public: New and Collected Stories (1997)
All the Stories of Muriel Spark (2001)
The Complete Short Stories (2001)
The Ghost Stories of Muriel Spark (2003)

For Children:
The Very Fine Clock (1969)
The French Window and The Small Telephone (1993)

Omnibus editions:
Omnibus I (1993)
Omnibus II (1994)
Omnibus III (1996)
Omnibus IV (1997)

Autobiography:
Curriculum Vitae (1992)

The following novels were filmed:
“The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969), which was a Command Performance and for which Maggie Smith won an Oscar.
“The Driver’s Seat" (1974), starring Liz Taylor, Mona Washbourne and Andy Warhol
“The Abbess of Crewe" (1977) as “Nasty Habits", starring Glenda Jackson and Melina Mercouri

The following novels have been adapted for TV:
The Girls of Slender Means (1975)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1978)
Memento Mori (1992)
And the Stories: The Black Madonna and You Should Have Seen the Mess (BBC2)

The following novels have been adapted for the stage:
Memento Mori (1964)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1966)
The Girls of Slender Means (2009)

The following novels have been adapted for the radio:
The Ballad of Peckham Rye (winner of the Italia Prize for Dramatic radio 1962)
The Girls of Slender Means (1964)
The Comforters (1957)
Memento Mori (1964)

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:31 pm

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