Victor Gollancz


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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...
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.
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 Gwen Moffat
Livia Gollancz , who had taken over her father's publishing house at his death in earky 1967, persuaded GM that she should try writing crime fiction.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Publishing Ivy Compton-Burnett
With this book ICB 's advance went up to £200, payable at publication, and she stipulated that Gollancz was to reprint her earlier titles.
Spurling, Hilary. Secrets of a Woman’s Heart. Hodder and Stoughton, 1984.
Its American publication, by Knopf , preceded the English one: 19 March 1951.
Spurling, Hilary. Secrets of a Woman’s Heart. Hodder and Stoughton, 1984.
Publishing Elizabeth Jenkins
She worked on this book during her year of exploring London after graduating from university, enthralled by the writing process more intensely than she was ever to be again.
Jenkins, Elizabeth. The View from Downshire Hill. Michael Johnson, 2004.
She dedicated this book to...
Publishing George Orwell
GO published with Frederick Warburg (Gollancz having refused to take it) Homage to Catalonia, his book about the Spanish Civil War..
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Beatrice Webb
This was their last major work. In the original year of publication a separate, limited edition was printed for the subscribing members of the National Association of Local Government Officials . A second edition published...
Publishing Ivy Compton-Burnett
In the early 1960s ICB had a disastrous lunch with her publisher, Victor Gollancz . (It was only the second time she had met him in person.) She asked him to put out a collected...
Publishing Elizabeth Jenkins
This was followed in later 1955 by Ten Fascinating Women (whose title, again, EJ hated but whose text she very much enjoyed writing). She did not think highly of Sampson Low as a publisher, but...
Publishing Nina Bawden
George Hardinge was NB 's first editor. She stayed with him as he moved from Collins , to Longman , and then to Macmillan . After his retirement, she moved to Gollancz (which had already...
Publishing Lettice Cooper
Lettice Cooper published National Provincial, an industrial novel that subsequently became one of her three texts reissued in 1968 to meet, said Gollancz , popular demand.
British Library Catalogue.


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 .