Victor Gollancz


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Anthologization Naomi Royde-Smith
It was reprinted the same year by its publisher, Gollancz , in an omnibus volume entitled Famous Novels of 1931, which also included works by L. A. G. Strong , Helen Ashton , and Francis Iles .
British Library Catalogue.
Anthologization Teresa Deevy
Katie Roche was written and performed while the new Irish Constitution was being drafted. The Constitution proclaimed that a woman can best support the state and the common good by her life within the home...
Anthologization Teresa Deevy
Katie Roche reached print (along with Dodie Smith 's Call It a Day) in Famous Plays of 1935-6, issued in 1936 by Victor Gollancz . In 1939 came her own Three Plays...
Literary responses Betty Miller
Again St John Ervine offered an exacting critique. Words intoxicate you . . . other women get decently drunk on gin but you must have lexicons and lexicons before you will consent to fall on...
Material Conditions of Writing Doreen Wallace
DW , in the midst of her own and her husband 's personal and practical struggle with the Tithe Laws, published with Victor Gollancz a controlled but furious polemic entitled The Tithe War.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1682 (26 April 1934): 302
Wallace, Doreen. The Tithe War. Victor Gollancz, 1934.
Shepherd, June. Doreen Wallace, 1897-1989: Writer and Social Campaigner. Edwin Mellen Press, 2000.
Performance of text Daphne Du Maurier
DDM 's autobiographicalplayThe Years Between opened in Manchester; it played in London's West End in 1945, and was published by Gollancz the same year.
Forster, Margaret. Daphne du Maurier. Chatto and Windus, 1993.
187, 189, 426
Contemporary Authors. Gale Research, 1962.
55: 145
Publishing Daphne Du Maurier
DDM felt that Gollancz and Doubleday were not doing as much publicity for her as they once had, though she knew that by refusing to do television publicity she was not helping with sales and...
Publishing Ivy Compton-Burnett
Gollancz published ICB 's novel Elders and Betters in an edition of three thousand copies; another three thousand followed, and sold out, by April.
Spurling, Hilary. Secrets of a Woman’s Heart. Hodder and Stoughton, 1984.
Publishing Nadine Gordimer
NG 's novel A Guest of Honour appeared from Viking Press in New York. The London edition followed next year from Cape , who now succeeded to Gollancz as Gordimer's English publisher.
“Bowker’s Global Books in Print”.
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Dorothy L. Sayers
DLS 's final novel featuring Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane, Busman's Honeymoon, was published first in the USA by Harcourt Brace ; its UK publication, by Gollancz , followed in June this year.
Gilbert, Colleen B. A Bibliography of the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers. Macmillan, 1978.
Publishing Ivy Compton-Burnett
She wrote it in secret and in autumn 1924 took her manuscript to the vanity publisher Heath Cranton . She paid to print it. Her publisher deducted twenty percent, and she earned the balance of...
Publishing Gwen Moffat
GM changed her publisher from Hodder and Stoughton to Gollancz for Survival Count, subtitled a personal journey towards conservation.
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Ivy Compton-Burnett
Gollancz sold two thousand copies and then let the edition go out of print, to ICB 's chagrin, and flatly refused to reprint. He was always parsimonious in his methods, producing books cheaply without style...
Publishing Elizabeth Jenkins
EJ published another novel, which was entitled Honey since her publisher, Gollancz , thought her choice of Venus and Adonis would not be understood by the general public.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
3472 (12 September 1968): 979
British Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons, 1987.
Jenkins, Elizabeth. The View from Downshire Hill. Michael Johnson, 2004.
Publishing Josephine Tey
The play was published that year by Victor Gollancz in London and by Little, Brown in Boston.
Tey, Josephine. Richard of Bordeaux. Little, Brown, 1934.
Samuel French , Longmans , Penguin , and Pan all published editions of it between 1935 and 1966.
Harben, Niloufer. Twentieth-Century English History Plays: from Shaw to Bond. Macmillan, 1988.


Victor Gollancz established his own publishing house at 14 Henrietta Street, London.
December 1927
Three months after the dancer Isadora Duncan died at nearly fifty, as melodramatically as she had lived, her autobiography, My Life, appeared from the new publishing firm Gollancz . It became an immediate best-seller...
Early 1957
John Braine 's novelRoom at the Top was published by Gollancz after eight rejections, on the advice of Elizabeth Jenkins in her capacity as publisher's reader.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(1 March 1957): 125
Jenkins, Elizabeth. The View from Downshire Hill. Michael Johnson, 2004.
8 February 1967
Victor Gollancz died, and his publishing firm was taken over by his daughter Livia .