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Dedications Virginia Woolf
VW 's first novel, The Voyage Out, dedicated To L. W., was published by Duckworth and Company .
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
328, 335
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Gerald Duckworth (1870-1937) established the firm that became Duckworth & Co. , publishers. He published VW 's first two novels, The Voyage Out, 1915, and Night and Day, 1919.
Intertextuality and Influence Beryl Bainbridge
The married couple Colin Haycraft and Alice Thomas Ellis (herself a writer) both worked at Gerald Duckworth publishers, and met BB while she was working there as a clerk. They taught her to write properly...
Literary responses Dorothy Richardson
Reviewers, one of whom was American poet Marianne Moore , considered the book very handsome. Its publisher, Jackson , took an increased interest in Richardson as a novelist even before this text came out, and...
Material Conditions of Writing Dorothy Richardson
During the summer of 1919, DR made various appeals to Curtis Brown and Alfred Knopf for money to live on, as she earned virtually nothing from the American editions of her previous books. She was...
Occupation Beryl Bainbridge
BB began working as a part-time clerk for the publishing firm Gerald Duckworth , where Colin Haycraft and his wife Anna (the writer Alice Thomas Ellis ) provided invaluable advice for her writing career.
Occupation Beryl Bainbridge
The four shillings and sixpence an hour she earned in this job went to supplement her payment from Duckworth of a little over seven pounds a week.
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Beryl Bainbridge”. Mslexia, pp. 14 -16.
Occupation Beryl Bainbridge
With her publishers, Duckworth , in financial difficulties in 1989, exacerbated by embarking on misconceived and expensive publicity schemes, BB often acted as go-between for Colin Haycraft and his potential, competing backers Roger Shashoua and...
Publishing Elinor Glyn
EG 's war novel, Elizabeth's Daughter (1918), was published in serial form both in English periodicals by Frank Newnes , and in American ones by the Hearst press. Hearst used the title Elizabeth's Daughter Visits...
Publishing Dorothy Richardson
She found it difficult to write this novel because of the publishing difficulties over Oberland and the death of H. G. Wells 's wife Amy Catherine, Jane (a longtime friend and the model for one...
Publishing Elizabeth Goudge
She compiled a list of publishers and sent the manuscript out on its rounds. She later wrote that Duckworth , who accepted it, was the publishing firm to which she owed the greatest debt, because...
Publishing Dorothy Richardson
In September 1934, she met S. S. Koteliansky , known as Kot to such friends and associates as Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry , D. H. Lawrence , and Virginia and Leonard Woolf ...
Publishing Mary Agnes Hamilton
Mary Agnes Hamilton changed her publisher to Duckworth (from Heinemann ) for her next novel, Dead Yesterday, which expresses her horrified opposition to the First World War.
Child, Harold H. “New Novels”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 748, p. 236.
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Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape, 1944.
Publishing George Egerton
She had begun the working on this translation many years earlier, in 1890-91, while living in London just after she had first met and fallen in love with Hamsun.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. White, Terence de VereEditor , Richards Press, 1958.
Edwin Björkman wrote the introduction...
Publishing Evelyn Waugh
Its working title was Untoward Incidents. It was rejected as obscene by Duckworth before Waugh turned to his father's firm.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
It is dedicated in Homage and Affection to EW 's Oxford friend and mentor Harold Acton .
Waugh, Evelyn. Decline and Fall. Chapman, 1928.


Janet Dodge published her novelTony Unregenerate through Duckworth .