Chatto and Windus

Connections

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Dedications Elspeth Huxley
EH published through ChattoThe Prince Buys the Manor, an extravaganza of a satirical novel dedicated to Norah Smallwood as silken spur, incisive counsellor, and warm-hearted friend.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins, 2002.
408
Dedications Rosamond Lehmann
At the time she began the novel, RL admitted that she had very little knowledge of contemporary women's writing other than May Sinclair 's. She dedicated this work to Dadie Rylands , who had advised...
Dedications Amanda McKittrick Ros
Delina Delaney was published at AMKR 's expense. A reissue by Chatto and Windus , 1935, was dedicated to John Coghlan .
Employer Elizabeth Jennings
EJ was a reader for the publishing firm of Chatto and Windus .
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black, 1849.
Employer Elizabeth Jane Howard
In winter 1953 EJH , aged about thirty, became an editor at Chatto and Windus , which was then run by Norah Smallwood and Ian Parsons . She read submitted manuscripts, wrote reports on them...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Taylor
Friends said that ET was very shy, but cared very much for very few people.
Liddell, Robert, and Francis King. Elizabeth and Ivy. Peter Owen, 1986.
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She was lucky in that Ivy Compton-Burnett (who was a generation older than she was, and notoriously difficult) and...
Intertextuality and Influence Kate Clanchy
KC 's second Arvon course was taught by Simon Armitage , who had recently become the poetry editor at Chatto and Windus . Armitage offered KC a chance to publish. This led to the appearance...
Literary responses Rosamond Lehmann
Reviews were slow to appear, and according to RL 's brother John many of the early ones were lukewarm or even hostile.
Lehmann, John. In My Own Time. Little, Brown, 1969.
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However, the poet Alfred Noyes (a friend of their father) ecstatically praised...
Occupation Virginia Woolf
During the previous fifteen years of its life it had earned an income of £814 per annum (an average which takes in the total of three pounds in 1924 and £2,442 in 1938, its most...
Occupation Elizabeth Jane Howard
In 1958, the Day-Lewis affair having put an end to her Chatto and Windus job, EJH worked briefly as a fiction editor for Weidenfeld and Nicolson . She gave up this job when her agent,...
Publishing Elspeth Huxley
EH 's novel about Africans, Red Strangers (once planned as a biography), was published by Chatto and Windus after Macmillan refused to accept it unless she would cut the description of genital mutilation or female circumcision.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins, 2002.
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Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
Hodder and Stoughton turned it down, then Chapman and Hall , then Chatto and Windus , all with words of encouragement which BB felt too insecure to take in. These were later joined by Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Publishing Elizabeth Taylor
For this novel she moved to Chatto and Windus following the suicide of Peter Davies .
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books, 2009.
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Publishing Elspeth Huxley
EH published with Chatto and WindusFour Guineas, A Journey through West Africa, illustrated with photographs: a book in which she combined tourism with politics.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins, 2002.
239
British Book News. British Council.
(1954): 235
Publishing Elspeth Huxley
It had illustrations by Delia Delderfield .
British Library Catalogue.
EH did herself harm in business terms by declining to sign a contract after Norah Smallwood expressed enthusiasm about a six-month sample, covering April to October 1974. She...

Timeline

1873
After John Camden Hotten 's death, his publications manager Andrew Chatto bought the firm, and in partnership with poet W. E. Windus formed Chatto and Windus .
1876
John Maxwell sold Belgravia to Chatto and Windus , ending Mary Elizabeth Braddon 's association with the monthly.
1895
Chatto and Windus published The Professor's Experiment, a novel by Margaret Hungerford (who was near the end of her life but not yet slackening in productivity).
1908
Chatto and Windus of London began publication of series of books for which they commissioned Herbert P. Horne to develop the Florence typeface.
1926
Soon after Chatto and Windus published The Cantab by Shane Leslie , the book was censured by the Roman Catholic Church , and Leslie (a Catholic himself, who had been critical of James Joyce 's...