Lawrence Durrell: Biography, Books & Poems

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Lawrence Durrell was born in:

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1. Lawrence Durrell published his second novel, 'Panic Spring' under the name:

2. Which of the following is not a part of The Alexandria Quartet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For the quiz, you'll need to know about Lawrence Durrell's life and work. These study tools will help you determine what you know about this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • Determine where the author was born
  • Identify the pen name he used for his second book
  • Recognize parts of The Alexandria Quartet
  • Assess where Durrell acquired the inspiration to write the quartet
  • Understand why he left Greece in 1941

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills for studying:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Lawrence Durrell
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding where the author gained the inspiration to write The Alexandria Quartet and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the pen name Durrell used for his second book

Additional Learning

For more about this subject, make use of the lesson entitled Lawrence Durrell: Biography, Books & Poems. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Assess Durrell's early life and career
  • Analyze his later career, where he went, and what he published
  • Name some of his books and poetry collections
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