Powell, Violet. The Constant Novelist. W. Heinemann, 1983.
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|Literary Setting||Rose Tremain||
Her dedicatee was a bookstore owner in Nashville, Tennessee, where he involved himself in the Civil Rights movement in 1960. (His son Richard is known as a writer). RT uses three epigraphs: from St John of the Cross
He made himself popular in Canada, partly through his skill with language, in French as well as in English. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography says, His intention was to develop a Canadian as well...
EB did, however, continue to compose poetry for an adult readership, some of it the expression of political opinion. Teachers' World published three of her poems marking royal occasions: King George V 's silver jubilee...
|Textual Features||Margaret Kennedy||
From 1937 to 1939 Kennedy had also kept a daily journal to console, from afar, a friend who had been recently widowed. This journal ended after she saw the King and Queen wearing gas masks...
|Textual Production||Sir J. M. Barrie||
Until now Barrie had launched no new plays since Mary Rose, nearly seventeen years before. This one was said to have been suggested to him by the actress Elisabeth Bergner (a refugee from Austria)...