Letters of English authors, 1840-1977.


Drabble, Margaret, 1939-. Letters of English authors, 1840-1977.

Letters of English authors, 1840-1977.

Letters are from Margaret Drabble to Nicolas Bentley ; Rumer Godden ; Sheila Kaye-Smith to Powys Evans ; Rosamond Lehmann to Ronald Fuller ; John Masefield to Mr. Evans ; J. Middleton Murry ; Amelia Opie ; Eden Phillpotts to Mr. Swan ; Michael Sadleir to Powys Evans ; May Sinclair to Mrs. Lord ; L. Pearsall Smith ; H.M. Tomlinson to Mr. Evans ; Hugh Walpole to Mr. Evans ; Mary A. Ward to Mrs. Machell-Smith. Many letters are concerned with portrait sittings.

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Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ba...

Drabble, Margaret, 1939-....

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English authors. From the description of Margaret Drabble collection, 1963-1982. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70962613 Author. From the description of Letters, ca. 1974-1975. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 237005957 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000205 ...

Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957

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English author and publisher. From the description of Letters to Seumas O'Sullivan, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384047 Author, publisher, and bibliographer. From the description of Michael Sadleir papers, 1797-1958 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26660998 Sadleir was a British novelist, bibliographer, and book collector, best known for his collection of Victorian fiction. From the description of [Letters] / Michael Sadleir. [193...

Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957

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English writer and critic born in London. He was editor of Rhythm, the Athenaeum and the Adelphi. He wrote poetry, essays and criticism In 1918 he married Katherine Mansfield for whose work he helped gain recognition. He also edited the Peace News (1940-46). From the description of John Middleton Murry collection. [1931-1944]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676738340 Author John Middleton Murry was born in London to lower-class parents, and proved to...

Lehmann, Rosamond, 1901-1990

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Rosamond Lehmann was an author, editor, and translator, probably most widely known as a novelist. Born in England to a well-to-do Edwardian family, she attended Cambridge and found success with her first novel, the semiautobiographical Dusty Answer. Her work had a particularly feminine quality, featuring lyrical prose and psychological insight, but slightly repetitive plots; she was often compared with Virginia Woolf as a stylist with a strongly feminine perspective. She also served as vice-pres...

Tomlinson, H. M. (Henry Major), 1873-1958

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English novelist. From the description of Letter, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390978 Henry Major Tomlinson, born 1873 in Essex, England, was a novelist, essayist, travel writer, and journalist. He died 5 February 1958 in London. From the description of H. M. Tomlinson papers, 1920-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130283 English journalist and novelist. From the description of Autograph synopsis of his novel Gallions Reach, s...

Lord, Mrs.

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Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

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English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...

Quiz, 1899-1982

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Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-1978

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English illustrator and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed "Papa" : [n.p.], "My sweet", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133622 ...

Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

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Mary Augusta Ward was an English writer, and wife of critic Humphry Ward. She began writing literary criticism, and soon progressed to writing novels. Although not stylistically distinguished, her novels were popular because they explored interesting questions of the day. Her earnest approach was admired, and her literary attempts to bring human drama to political, sociological, or religious issues continue to provide an interesting perspective on Victorian society. From the descript...

Kaye-Smith, Sheila, 1887-1956

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English novelist whose works were set in Sussex. From the description of Sheila Kaye-Smith letter to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1921 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76968820 Sheila Kaye-Smith was an English author. A natural storyteller, she was popular for her strongly plotted stories, unsentimental prose, and accurate portrayal of her native Sussex. Best known for her novels, she also published poetry, short fiction, autobiography, and various diverse...

Sinclair, May, 1870-1946

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May Sinclair (1863-1946) was an English novelist, poet, essayist, and short-story writer. From the description of May Sinclair collection of papers, 1901-1928. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313924 Epithet: Miss author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000072 ...

Machell-Smith, Mrs.

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Fuller, Ronald, 1904-

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Godden, Rumer, 1907-1998

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Margaret Rumer Godden Haynes-Dixon was a British writer whose works reflect her experiences in colonial India and in England and Scotland. From the description of Rumer Godden correspondence with Marshall Best, 1974-1975. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64095124 English author, poet, and children's writer; d. 1998. From the description of Rumer Godden collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925330 ...

Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853

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Opie was an English Quaker author. From the description of ALS, [18]52 May 26 : Norwich [Eng.] to "Dear friend" / A. Opie. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 46956520 Amelia Opie was an English Quaker. From the description of ALS, 1824 September 29, Norwich, [Eng.] / Amelia Opie. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 262363074 Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. From the guide to the Amelia Opie man...

Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946

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Logan Pearsall Smith, the British essayist, was actually born in Millville, New Jersey into a family of Quakers. Smith studied in England,became a British resident, and spent his life writing about English writers. From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1917-1943. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122491162 American essayist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1943 Aug. 14-1943 Aug....

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960

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Eden Phillpotts was an English novelist, playwright, poet, and author of short stories. From the description of Eden Phillpotts collection of papers, 1892-1939. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517263 From the guide to the Eden Phillpotts collection of papers, 1892-1939, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) English novelist, playwright and poet. From the guide to the Ed...