Clement Shorter

Standard Name: Shorter, Clement


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Dedications Dora Sigerson
Presumably the inclusion or exclusion of her poems on the Irish Rebellion in the larger volume was in some way related to the publication schedule. She dedicated Love of Ireland to her husband, Clement Shorter
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Sigerson
DS married Clement King Shorter , a prominent English journalist and editor.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships George Egerton
Chavelita Dunne (later GE ) married Egerton Tertius Clairmonte , whom she had met only months before.
Her editor Terence de Vere White gives his name as George Egerton Clairmonte, and supposes that GE took...
Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
Bryher, the illegitimate daughter of wealthy shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman , had developed an interest in HD after reading her poetry, and wrote to her requesting a meeting. She had obtained HD's address from...
Fictionalization Margaret Catchpole
Richard Cobbold , son of Elizabeth Cobbold , and rector of Wortham, published a fictionalised treatment of MC 's life in 1845 entitled The History of Margaret Catchpole, a Suffolk Girl. It was...
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
Others with whom she shared this or that memorable experience were the Meynells (Wilfrid , Alice , and Viola ), Clarence Rook and his wife, and Henry W. Nevinson , whom she eventually married...
Friends, Associates Katharine Tynan
Attending a Journalists' Congress, KT met the prominent English journalist and editor Clement Shorter (later the husband of her friend Dora Sigerson ).
Tynan, Katharine. The Middle Years. Constable, 1916.
Literary responses Alice Meynell
In his review for The Sphere, Clement Shorter deemed this matchless.
Badeni, June. The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell. Tabb House, 1981.
The young Woolf , too, wrote in the Times Literary Supplement that AM 's essays were courageous, authoritative, and individual.
Schaffer, Talia. The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England. University Press of Virginia , 2000.
Publishing Dora Sigerson
The Daily Telegraph carried DS 's verse prayer, Comfort the Women, A Prayer in Time of War, which her husband, Clement Shorter , afterwards privately printed and distributed in an edition of twenty copies.
British Library Catalogue.
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Dora Sigerson
DS 's An Old Proverb first appeared in The Nation; this too her husband privately printed the same year in twenty-five copies as a free-standing publication for distribution among his friends.
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Hélène Barcynska
She persevered, however. She names about ten editors, male and female, who took her work at this time, sometimes offering advice as well as payment: a piece for the Sphere won her ten guineas from...
Publishing Katharine Tynan
KT began writing for Clement Shorter 's journal, the Sketch; this work, she later wrote, made all the difference between affluence and ruin.
Tynan, Katharine. The Middle Years. Constable, 1916.
Publishing Elizabeth Gaskell
The first collected edition of EG 's work was the 8-volume Knutsford Edition with prefaces by A. W. Ward (1906). Clement Shorter provided introductions to eleven volumes of The Novels and Tales of Mrs. Gaskell...
Publishing John Oliver Hobbes
JOH wrote on 23 January 1893 to offer Clement Shorter a short story especially for the Sketch.
Richards, John Morgan, and John Oliver Hobbes. “Pearl Richards Craigie: Biographical Sketch by her Father”. The Life of John Oliver Hobbes, J. Murray, 1911.
Reception Dora Sigerson
Katharine Tynan and Eva Gore-Booth compiled a collection of poems by other people entitled In Memoriam: Dora Sigerson , 1918-1923, of which DS 's husband, Clement Shorter , privately printed twenty-five copies.
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27 January 1900
The Sphere; an illustrated newspaper for the home was launched in London.
3 August 1916
In the aftermath of the Easter Rising, Irish nationalist Roger Casement , formerly Sir Roger, was executed for treason at Pentonville Prison in London for attempting to smuggle a shipment of German arms to Ireland.