Brown, Susan, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, eds. Kathleen E. Innes entry: Overview screen within Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Online, 2006. <//orlando.cambridge.org/>. 18 August 2019.
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Although Kathleen E. Innes is today a little-known author, some of her works on literary criticism and Hampshire local history remained in print into the 1980s. During and beyond the first half of the twentieth century, she wrote literary criticism, local history, and polemical and educational books as well as pamphlets and speeches on peace and disarmament issues and scripture. Published by the Hogarth Press as well as Jonathan Cape, she wrote both for adults and for children.
15 January 1883 Kathleen Elizabeth Royds (later Innes) was born at home at 32 London Street, Reading, Berkshire. She was the fifth of six children, and the third girl in the family. Bibliographic Citation link.
1911 Kathleen E. Royds (later Innes) published Coleridge and his Poetry, a bio-critical analysis, in the Poetry and Life Series edited by William Henry Hudson. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 9 August 1963 KEI compiled the Bourne Valley Anthology; it contained excerpts from newspaper articles, folk songs, histories, and other sources pertaining to life along the River Bourne in Hampshire. Bibliographic Citation link.
27 March 1967 KEI died of colon cancer in a nursing home at Andover in Hampshire; she was eighty-four. Bibliographic Citation link.
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