Wilfred and Elizabeth Gibson [i.e., Elizabeth (Gibson) Cheyne] Papers, 1905-1953.


Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson, 1878-1962. Wilfred and Elizabeth Gibson [i.e., Elizabeth (Gibson) Cheyne] Papers, 1905-1953.

Wilfred and Elizabeth Gibson [i.e., Elizabeth (Gibson) Cheyne] Papers, 1905-1953.

Comprise letters to Maurice Browne chiefly concerning the publication by the Samurai Press of their writings, particularly her books By many streams and From the shadow, and his The Stonefolds, On the threshold, and The web of life. From 1909 the letters are only from W. W. Gibson and deal with his writings; the promotion, publication, and performances of his work; and Browne's artistic criticism and friendship. Two letters concern Harold Monro and the Poetry Bookshop, one is written in the margin of a letter from William Faversham, and several are addressed to Arthur K. Sabin. Also included are manuscripts and proof sheets for 3 works by him and 3 by her.

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Monro, Harold, 1879-1932

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Harold Monro was born in Brussels to Scottish parents, and educated at Cambridge. He wrote and published poetry, and founded the influential magazine, Poetry Review. He is best remembered for opening the Poetry Bookshop in London, where he published new collections of poems and created a hospitable environment for poets and readers. He also served in World War I, returning to the Bookshop in 1919. A modest poet, Monro led a troubled personal life, but aided and befriended many notable 20th centu...

Faversham, William, 1868-1940

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Isadora Duncan, 1916 Nov. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501186770 ...

Cheyne, Elizabeth Gibson, 1869-1931.

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English poet. From the description of A Rover : autograph manuscript signed of the poem : [n.p.], 1915 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270630886 ...

Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson, 1878-1962

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Poet Wilfrid Wilson Gibson was born and raised in northern England; he was home schooled and never attended college, and was considered mild and reclusive. A prolific poet, his verse evolved over time; his early work was inspired by Tennyson, while his mature poems were direct and dramatic. He was often associated with the Georgian movement, distinguished by realism and sentimentality. Many of his later poems show a social awareness, focussing on the working class and commonplace experiences. He...

Poetry Bookshop (London)

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Samurai Press

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Sabin, Arthur K. (Arthur Knowles), 1879-1959

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