Sebba, Anne. Enid Bagnold: The Authorized Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1986.
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Here, as in Edinburgh, she entered energetically into local literary life. She was the first president (for two terms) of the North Gloucestershire (Cheltenham) Centre of Poetry , and during the second world war...
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EMF published Alexandria: A History and A Guide, which drew on his work in that city with the Wounded and Missing Bureau of the Red Cross during the First World War.
Drabble, Margaret, and Jenny Stringer, editors. The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 1987.
Parker, Peter, editor. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers. Oxford University Press, 1996.
Kirkpatrick, Brownlee Jean. A Bibliography of E. M. Forster. Clarendon, 1985.
However, her renunciation of war did not prevent her from undertaking any humanitarian effort related to war. Biographer Christopher Armstrong notes that in the years leading up to the war, both EU and her husband...
Quite early in 1940 (after a spell as a writer and another collecting scrap iron for armaments) MD joined the Red Cross as a VAD (that is, a Voluntary Aid Detachment volunteer nurse), then became...
In May 1940 Paris began to fill up with Belgian refugees (who at the end of the month, when Belgium capitulated, became suddenly official enemies of Britain). CM began working (I don't quite remember...
With the onset of World War One, EN engaged in philanthropic work such as sewing pyjamas for the Red Cross and knitting socks and making flannel shirts for the Comforts Fund . In 1915 she...
AB also wanted to help after witnessing the appalling conditions in which 90,000 refugee ex-soldiers of the Spanish Republican Army were corralled behind barbed wire on an unsheltered beach in southern France, succumbing to pneumonia...
In Prague, Jameson spent time with her longtime friend Jiřina Tůmová and various politicians and bureaucrats, including Edvard Benes or Beněs . Beněs was the former president of Czechoslovakia, whom Jameson came to know at...
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