Armiger Barclay

Standard Name: Barclay, Armiger
Used Form: Armiger Barcynsky

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Employer Hélène Barcynska
She grew to hate her weekly trips to London as her husband 's agent, dressed to his specifications.
Barcynska, Hélène. Full and Frank: The Private Life of a Woman Novelist. Hurst and Blackett, 1941.
86
Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
Under pressure from her parents, Marguerite Jervis became engaged to the eminently suitable Reggie. He gave her a superb ring; people gave her presents; but she looked on marriage merely as exchanging a homely...
Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
The acquaintance of Marguerite Jervis with Armiger Barclay resulted from another chance encounter (through the daughter of the house where he was lodging). She already knew his satirical writing. Her description mentions his foreign appearance...
Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
According to HB 's own account, it was money that separated her from her first husband , as money had brought them together. While they were living alone for cheapness she sold a story as...
Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
Marguerite Jervis married at Aylesbury registry office, without affection but intending a literary partnership, a writer or journalist, said to be the son of a Polish (naturalized British) Count: Armiger Barclay, formerly Barcynsky .
Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
HB , having lived for years apart from her first husband , met Welsh writer (David) Caradoc Evans . The week of their first meeting he gave her a Bible inscribed to her as Marguerite...
Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
HB married the Welsh writer and journalist (David) Caradoc Evans , with whom she had already been living. She says they married a year after Armiger Barclay died.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Barcynska, Hélène. Full and Frank: The Private Life of a Woman Novelist. Hurst and Blackett, 1941.
119
Intertextuality and Influence Hélène Barcynska
HB 's first marriage was a milestone in her early writing career. Armiger Barclay taught her how to punctuate, to paragraph, to type, how to display my goods.
Barcynska, Hélène. Full and Frank: The Private Life of a Woman Novelist. Hurst and Blackett, 1941.
52
On the night of their wedding...
Literary responses Hélène Barcynska
Marguerite's husband, Armiger Barclay , having criticised the plan for this novel as not suitable for family reading, found it when finished daring and provocative (qualities which its author denied).
Barcynska, Hélène. Full and Frank: The Private Life of a Woman Novelist. Hurst and Blackett, 1941.
57, 66-7
The preliminary pages...
Material Conditions of Writing Hélène Barcynska
HB seems to have resumed writing as Countess Barcynska after Armiger Barclay died. Let the Storm Burst, a Barcynska novel of 1941, deals with the impact of the Second World War, and claims...
Material Conditions of Writing Hélène Barcynska
The earliest dated Oliver Sandys novel, The Woman in the Firelight, was finished a few weeks after Marguerite Jervis 's wedding, using the idea of a good woman's bad life which her husband had vetoed.
Barcynska, Hélène. Full and Frank: The Private Life of a Woman Novelist. Hurst and Blackett, 1941.
66-7, 85
Textual Production Hélène Barcynska
The names of Marguerite Barclay and Armiger Barclay appeared jointly on a romance entitled The Activities of Lavie Jutt.
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
Textual Production Hélène Barcynska
One of the earliest joint publications by Marguerite and Armiger Barclay was an anonymous sentimental novel which the Bodleian Library catalogue dates 1910, tentatively but improbably, since they did not marry till 1911. It is...
Textual Production Hélène Barcynska
It is often referred to as her first novel (presumably in part because The Little Mother Who Sits at Home was presented as non-fiction).
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
55957 (11 March 1964): 15
She remembered finishing it with her...
Textual Production Hélène Barcynska
Years later HB was moved to write an autobiographical article of 12,000 words to refute something similar by Armiger Barclay in which he claimed to be the author of The Honey-Pot. It was through...

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