Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Strachey, Julia
Birth Name: Julia Frances Strachey
published two novels and several pieces of short fiction during her lifetime, in the mid twentieth century. Frances Partridge
writes in her introduction to JS
's memoir that when she died, after a long life centred on her vocation as a writer, it was many years since anything by her had seen the light.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
This memoir, featuring previously unpublished creative pieces, was issued posthumously. JS
's work was praised by such contemporaries as Virginia Woolf
, but has received little critical attention, either initially or recently.
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's great uncle Alexander Grant
was a popular Episcopalian preacher and wrote Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions, published in 1800 in Dundee. Her aunt Mary Gillies
wrote for Howitt's Journal on...
moved in a variety of social circles, her range of literary acquaintance was very wide. Her associates included such established, celebrated writers as Thomas Hardy and Henry James
, popular authors such as...
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
Holroyd, Michael, and Jane Hill. “Foreword”. The Art of Dora Carrington, Herbert Press, 1994, pp. 7-9.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
Carrington took on other work for the Press
: she designed numerous paper book covers with linoleum cuts (because easier to work with and less expensive than wood); in 1921 she created the cover (with...