After the war, RM
went to work as a reader of fiction for the Constable
publishing house, who shortly afterwards published her books What Not and Three Days.
Emery, Jane. Rose Macaulay: A Writer’s Life. John Murray, 1991.
Lefanu, Sarah. Rose Macaulay. Virago, 2003.
In Michaelmas Term 1926 HW
had a second public academic success with an immensely popular course of lectures, contributed to the Oxford University programme by Lady Margaret Hall (LMH)
, under the title The Wandering...
Meanwhile, because members of Constable
's were serving in the armed forces, HW
went back to work in publishing. She became assistant editor of the Conservative monthly the Nineteenth Century and After (published by Constable)...
During these last years many friends, both from Edinburgh and from earlier times in HCJ
's life, remained faithful visitors or letter-writers: these included members of the Constable
publishing family, John Ruffini
, and Vernon Lee
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
F. Tennyson Jesse
The New Yorker described the letters as having vigour, clarity, humour and elegance, and found FTJ
and her husband a tough pair of gentle writers.
Colenbrander, Joanna. A Portrait of Fryn. A. Deutsch, 1984.
During the second world war Constable
's publishing office, where HW
still worked, was bombed but quickly repaired.
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable, 1973.
Her own house twice suffered damage from bombing: in 1944 and 1945. On the first...
had been in some kind of publishing negotiation with Constable
of Edinburgh for several years. Archibald Constable
visited her in April 1807. After this he consulted John Murray
in London, who advised him against...
The book was related to her highly successful lecture series of the same title given at Oxford the previous year, under the auspices of Lady Margaret Hall
, and based on research in the Bibliothèque Nationale
Many of the poems here, according to a friend, were written on trains.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape, 1944.
She had herself carefully revised her twelve manuscript volumes of copies, and had left them to a publisher. Scott (himself among her correspondents) said he would not help to perpetuate such gossip as the letters...