Lord David Cecil

Standard Name: Cecil, Lord David
Used Form: David Cecil


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Dorothy Wellesley
This friendship led to others for DW , for on Yeats's later visits she invited people to meet him, including Lord David Cecil , Sir William Rothenstein , Rex Whistler , H. A. L. Fisher
Friends, Associates Stella Benson
SB met Lord David Cecil at a dinner with Virginia and Leonard Woolf , after which they all went on to Clive and Vanessa Bell 's house.
Grant, Joy. Stella Benson: A Biography. Macmillan, 1987.
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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Bowen
EB loved Oxford (where she and her husband spent ten years) and became a social success there. She met and became friends with John and Susan Buchan , and it was through them that she...
Friends, Associates Ruth Pitter
Despite her singularly unleisured lifestyle, RP had a remarkable talent for friendship, which extended to people with whom she might be expected to have little in common. Her friendship with Lord David Cecil brought her...
Friends, Associates Barbara Pym
BP encountered Lord David Cecil (Oxford don, longtime admirer, and one of the two recent rediscoverers of her work) at a media event filmed by the BBC and aired as Tea With Miss Pym.
Allen, Orphia Jane. Barbara Pym: Writing a Life. Scarecrow Press, 1994.
Friends, Associates Barbara Pym
BP wrote steadily throughout her life, regardless of changes in occupation. One of the benefits of her first publication, Some Tame Gazelle, in 1950 was the introduction of various authors into her personal and...
Friends, Associates Freya Stark
Visitors to Asolo (as well as hosts to Stark in England) during this period include Nancy, Lady Astor , Lord David Cecil , and Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson .
Geniesse, Jane Fletcher. Passionate Nomad. Random House, 1999.
Intertextuality and Influence G. B. Stern
GBS opens the second Austen book with an amusing account of an interview with a seventeen-and-a-half-year-old niece who relates how she has fallen seriously in love with a dashing army officer who is her ideal...
Leisure and Society Barbara Pym
Pym appeared again on BBC radio and television programmes after her broadcast meeting with Lord David Cecil : she was on Finding a Voice and the very popular Desert Island Discs, which is always...
Literary responses Lady Cynthia Asquith
Lord David Cecil , a literary historian and a correspondent of LCA , thought her letters just as amusing and charming and individual as those of Dorothy Osborne , Lady Sarah Lennox , Jane Welsh Carlyle , or Emily Eden .
Beauman, Nicola. Cynthia Asquith. Hamish Hamilton, 1987.
Literary responses Elizabeth Gaskell
Early twentieth-century critics represented EG as a thoroughly domestic and womanly woman—Lord David Cecil in Early Victorian Novelists described her as the typical Victorian woman: gentle, domestic, tactful, unintellectual, prone to tears, easily...
Literary responses Iris Tree
In his introduction Betjeman calls the poem strangely haunting, and judges that It belongs to the age of the 1920's [sic] and early 30's [sic], both in phraseology and outlook. According to him, it is...
Reception Barbara Pym
BP was the only living writer named as under-rated by two people, Philip Larkin and Lord David Cecil , in a list compiled by the Times Literary Supplement of the most over- and under-rated authors...
Reception Flora Thompson
Discovered only a few years before she died, FT was then rediscovered almost before she had been forgotten. Margaret Lane 's article in Cornhill Magazine awakened an interest in her which led to further publication...
Textual Production Iris Murdoch
IM dedicated to Lord David and Rachel Cecil her novel entitled The Nice and the Good.
British Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons, 1987.
Conradi, Peter J. Iris Murdoch. A Life. HarperCollins, 2002.


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