Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1884-08-12
Death 1982-11-06
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

English novelist; Brown class of 1907.

From the description of Papers, 1953-1968. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122615539

Swinnerton, a literary critic, editor, and author, was born in London and worked as an office boy and later as an editor for publishers. He began writing the first of his more than forty novels and twenty books of criticism in 1909. He was literary critic for the Evening news and The Observer. Swinnerton is best known for his novels, including Nocturne, Quadrille, Sanctuary, and Death of a Highbrow.

From the description of Summer storm, 1926. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57071447

Alfred Edgar Coppard was a British novelist, short-story writer, and poet.

From the guide to the Alfred Edgar Coppard collection of papers, 1920-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Frank Swinnerton was an English novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic.

From the description of Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531821

From the guide to the Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

English novelist and critic.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (62), typewritten letter signed and autograph postal cards signed (2) : Cranleigh, Surrey, etc., to Tom Turner, 1938 Oct. 19-1949 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580392

From the description of Frank Arthur Swinnerton papers, 1899-1964. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 28396114

Frank Swinnerton was a British novelist, editor, and critic. Born in London, he began working as an office boy and clerk, and later took the position of editor at Chatto & Windus. He became a prolific novelist, and a key member of London's literary society; his reputation and popularity attracted many writers to Chatto & Windus, including friends Arnold Bennett and H.G. Wells. He was also an effective literary critic, and published many essays and several biographies. Throughout his long and productive career he was popular with readers, colleagues, and critics.

From the description of Frank Swinnerton letters, 1919-1923. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60573836

Epithet: novelist and critic

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x00022b

Author and publisher's assistant.

From the description of A galaxy of fathers / by Frank Swinnerton, [ca. 1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82778309

From the description of A galaxy of fathers / by Frank Swinnerton, [ca. 1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148346

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Subjects:

  • Male authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
  • English imprints--Publishing
  • Father and child
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • English literature--20th century
  • Manuscripts--English
  • English literature--18th century--History and criticism
  • Literary agents
  • Authors, English

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Places:

  • England--London (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)