Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group

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Family and Intimate relationships Edna O'Brien
Ernest was by this time a relatively successful writer, but a controlling and disappointed man who was jealous of her talent.
Enright, Anne. “An annoyance to Irish literary males”. Guardian Weekly, pp. 38 - 9.
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He is best known for The Plymouth Adventure, The Voyage of the Mayflower...
Intertextuality and Influence Margery Allingham
The idea for this character shift came from her US publishers, Doubleday Doran . But the book was more fundamentally and crucially influenced by the collaboration of MA 's husband Pip Carter . She always...
Literary responses Patricia Highsmith
Her Doubleday editor wrote: although it was so very complex, it all fell together beautifully. . . . She was what I call a real caviar writer.
Wilson, Andrew Norman. Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith. Bloomsbury, 2003.
281
Publishing Nancy Mitford
This was reprinted in a Vintage edition for Knopf Doubleday in 2013, along with re-issues of other NM novels, both early and better-known.
Publishing Mary Augusta Ward
She earned considerably less for The Mating of Lydia than for her last novel: £1,200 from Smith, Elder and £2,000 from Doubleday .
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
The book was first published by George H. Doran in New York and two years later by Collins in London.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
197
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Nancy Mitford
Wigs on the Green and its predecessor, Christmas Pudding were re-issued in Vintage editions for Knopf Doubleday in 2013, in one volume with an introduction by Jane Smiley .
Publishing Alice Munro
Macmillan sold the book at $10.95 (a dollar higher than they had intended) and early in 1979 needed to supplement their first print-run of 8,500 with another 2,500 copies.
Thacker, Robert. Alice Munro. McClelland and Stewart, 2005.
352
Knopf published the book in...
Publishing Mary Wesley
MW issued another novel with a lengthy time-span, A Sensible Life, her first to be published with Bantam .
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus, 2006.
231
Publishing Virginia Woolf
VW negotiated with American publishers over the rights to The Voyage Out and Night and Day; George H. Doran of New York became her first American publisher.
Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne TrautmannEditors , Hogarth Press, 1980.
2: 401, 403
Publishing Daphne Du Maurier
She wrote this novel during the previous winter at her parents' country house, Ferryside at Bodinnick in Cornwall.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
While she worked at it, some lines from an Emily Brontë poem (Self-Interrogation) came...
Publishing Tillie Olsen
She returned to the novel in the 1960s (heartened by the publication of her short-story volume) with a different slate of potential publishers. She wriggled out of her commitment to Viking (to their indignation) and...
Publishing Virginia Woolf
The following year, for the first time in her career, she was earning more by her novels than by her essays and reviews. Her earned income grew markedly during this period, and she took much...
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 Tillie Olsen
The stories were I Stand Here Ironing, Hey Sailor, What Ship?, O Yes, and the title story. Lippincott , who first published the volume, lost money on it. It was published in...

Timeline

1973
Rita Mae Brown published the lesbiannovelRubyfruit Jungle with feminist small press Daughters, Inc .