Maurice Collis

Standard Name: Collis, Maurice

Connections

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Cultural formation Martin Ross
Maurice Collis , biographer of her and her cousin Edith Somerville, believes that MR was bisexual in orientation, rather than a thorough lesbian like Edith.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber, 1968.
37
Her relationship with her cousin was written about in...
Cultural formation Edith Somerville
Maurice Collis , biographer of Somerville and Ross, believes that ES was a lesbian who sublimated her physical desire but to whom any sexual union with a man had something revolting about it.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber, 1968.
32
Friends, Associates Edith Somerville
Somerville and Smyth became close friends, and visited and travelled together, though biographer Maurice Collis thinks that Smyth expected a sexual relationship where Somerville did not.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber, 1968.
190
It seems that Smyth later gave Virginia Woolf
Textual Production Martin Ross
Wilde, however, refused other work from them. As the years of their collaboration went on, they produced, says their biographer Maurice Collis , an absorption: not by one writer of the other, but of the...
Textual Production Edith Somerville
Maurice Collis , biographer of Somerville and Ross, quotes a number of remarks and anecdotes from notebooks in which they recorded material from real life which might turn out useful in writing.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber, 1968.
149ff
Wealth and Poverty Martin Ross
MR made her will: she left all her worldly possessions (including her literary copyrights) to Edith Somerville .
Collis connects this action with her ill health; but it seems more likely to have stemmed from...

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