Royal Society of Literature

Connections

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Anthologization Lady Margaret Sackville
LMS also contributed to a collection issued by the Royal Society of Literature in 1931: Essays by Divers Hands (edited by Sir Francis Younghusband ). She wrote the forewords to Lorna Keeling Connard's part-verse...
Friends, Associates Barbara Pym
Pym apparently accused herself of nervousness in meeting Bowen, which had caused her to talk rather too much about herself! EB discusses methods of working . . . She is very kind and obviously feels...
Intertextuality and Influence Ali Smith
Remarkably too, the print-run made a deliberate switch midway in the order of its two stories—of a fifteenth-century Italian painter and of a modern British teenager—and copies were randomized for distribution, so buyers do not...
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.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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She had a passion for modern painting, and...
Literary responses Lucille Iremonger
In England she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature .
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Occupation John Strange Winter
She was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature , and a member of the Society of Authors .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation George Meredith
GM received several honours for his literary achievements, including the Order of Merit from Edward VII and the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Literature . In 1892 he succeeded Tennyson as president of...
Occupation Maggie Gee
MG has held creative-writing positions at universities including Sussex , the University of East Anglia , Sheffield Hallam, and Bath Spa University. She also teaches for the Arvon Foundation and similar bodies, has...
Occupation Nina Bawden
NB sat on various literary committees: PEN International , the Society of Authors , and the Royal Society of Literature . She was president of the Society of Women Writers and Journalists , following in...
Author summary Marie Corelli
MC was one of the first authors of the modern best seller. She published thirty-one popular novels, including one, published posthumously, which fictionalizes events from her own life. She also wrote short stories (collected...
Publishing Queen Elizabeth I
The manuscript of QEI 's early translation from Marguerite de Navarre was reproduced in facsimile as The Mirror of the Sinful Soul, edited by Percy W. Ames for the Royal Society of Literature .
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
Reception Elizabeth Bowen
The distinguished status of Companion of Literature was conferred on EB by the Royal Society of Literature .
Austin, Allan E. Elizabeth Bowen. Twayne, 1989.
chronology
Bowen, Elizabeth. The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen. Alfred A. Knopf.
prelims
Reception Antonia Fraser
AF is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has won the Wolfson History Prize and the Prix Caumont La Force. Several universities have awarded her honorary degrees, beginning with Hull University in...
Reception Anne Sexton
The book was listed as a Poetry Book Society recommendation and AS was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature .
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
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Reception Brigid Brophy
BB was awarded the London Magazine prize for prose in 1962 and the Tony Godwin Award in 1985.
Brophy, Brigid. The King of a Rainy Country. Virago, 1990.
prelims
She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1973.
Brown, Susan Windisch, editor. Contemporary Novelists. St James Press, 1996.
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Peter Parker

Timeline

1826
The Royal Society of Literature received its charter; it had been founded several years previously.