Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 1985.
Standard Name: Faucit, Helen
Used Form: Helena Faucit Saville, Lady Martin
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Geraldine Jewsbury|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde|
|Friends, Associates||Anna Maria Hall||
One of AMH 's closest friends was the actress Helen Faucit , later Lady Martin. Though socially conservative in her attitudes, she was apparently more ready than her husband to achieve friendly relations with those...
|Friends, Associates||Isabel Hill||
Another friend, the actress Helen Faucit , was quick to lend Isabel and her brother money when they were in need. (Isabel succeeded in repaying it out of literary earnings not long before her death.)...
|Friends, Associates||Eliza Ogilvy|
|Friends, Associates||Anna Swanwick|
|Friends, Associates||Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde||
As in Dublin, she became known for her salons, which were held on Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. until their popularity demanded bi-weekly gatherings. The cream of London's literati and intelligentsia attended, including George Bernard Shaw
|Textual Production||Robert Browning|
Actress Helen Faucit (who had become Lady Martin when her husband was knighted in 1880) published On Some of Shakespeare 's Female Characters, a collection of essays that first appeared in Blackwood's.