Georgina Battiscombe

Standard Name: Battiscombe, Georgina


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Friends, Associates Marghanita Laski
ML was a friend of a number of other women writers (besides her fellow Charlotte Yonge enthusiasts Elizabeth Jenkins , Georgina Battiscombe , and Lettice Cooper ), notably Margaret Kennedy (whom her husband published) and Betty Miller .
Leisure and Society Marghanita Laski
ML co-founded the Charlotte M. Yonge Society , along with friends and fellow writers and Yonge enthusiasts Elizabeth Jenkins , Georgina Battiscombe , and Lettice Cooper , among others.
Laski, Marghanita, and Georgina Battiscombe, editors. A Chaplet for Charlotte Yonge. Cresset Press, 1965.
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Literary responses Diana Athill
The Saturday Review pronounced this the most absorbing and original essay in autobiography to have come my way in the last two decades.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
3215 (11 October 1963): 803
In the TLS it was reviewed by...
Literary responses Dora Greenwell
During her lifetime, DG maintained a loyal and consistent following. William Michael Rossetti said of her that she produced some work both refined and of genuine feeling to which her appearance and manner corresponded.
Battiscombe, Georgina. Christina Rossetti: A Divided Life. Constable, 1981.
Literary responses Marghanita Laski
Reviewing the Austen biography for the Times Literary Supplement, Georgina Battiscombe called it a scholarly and immensely readable account of Jane Austen's life, while also noting that despite Laski's efforts, Austen remained an elusive...
Literary responses Charlotte Yonge
The Daisy Chain's popularity was long-lasting, though not so intense as that of The Heir of Redclyffe. Jane Austen 's nephew James Austen-Leigh compared it to the work of Austen and Scott ...
Author summary Charlotte Yonge
CY was a staggeringly prolific author. Her more than two hundred works include domestic and historical novels for both adults and children, biographies, history and language textbooks, religious manuals, and a fragment of autobiography. She...
Publishing Charlotte Yonge
This was reprinted in 1965 and again with an introduction by Georgina Battiscombe in 1985.
Reception Christina Rossetti
A predominantly biographical approach to her poetry dominated until near the close of the twentieth century. Following Mackenzie Bell 's study (which stressed her religious aspect) and William 's brief selective memoir, biographies of CR
Textual Features Charlotte Yonge
Felix Underwood, a clergyman's son, keeps his family together by working after their parents die. (His creator recorded her composition of his own death, in his maturity, as a gruelling morning's work.)
Hayter, Alethea. Charlotte Yonge. Northcote House, 1996.
His eldest...
Textual Production E. M. Delafield
EMD contributed an introduction to Georgina Battiscombe 's biography Charlotte Mary Yonge : The Story of an Uneventful Life.
British Book News. British Council.
(1943): 931
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Textual Production Marghanita Laski
Jointly with biographer and writer Georgina Battiscombe , ML edited and contributed to a volume of essays for the Charlotte M. Yonge Society : A Chaplet for Charlotte Yonge.
Battiscombe published a successful first...


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