Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Leisure and Society||Noel Streatfeild|
|Leisure and Society||Sybille Bedford|
|Leisure and Society||Elizabeth Taylor||
ET wrote that she liked routine and was always disconcerted when I am asked for my life story, for nothing sensational, thank heavens, has ever happened.
She had a passion for modern painting, and...
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
|Leisure and Society||Mary Webb|
|Literary responses||Catharine Amy Dawson Scott|
At about the same time, when the public library service was suffering cuts (especially to smaller branches), she was a key figure in a popular campaign in Camden which succeeded in getting their particular local...
In England the winter before her first marriage AS taught at a girls' school, and after the marriage she worked in Soho, London, masquerading . . . as a publisher's advertising manager.
Contemporary Authors, Autobiography Series. Gale Research, 1984.
|Occupation||Lady Cynthia Asquith||
Meanwhile she prepared to receive evacuees from London, and volunteered for first aid work, nursing, and night shifts with the ARP (Air Raid Precaution) .
After the war she became a member both of...
Beauman, Nicola. Cynthia Asquith. Hamish Hamilton, 1987.