John Lane

Standard Name: Lane, John


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Family and Intimate relationships Ella D'Arcy
EDA may have had affairs with several literary men: Henry Harland , her editor; John Lane , her publisher; and M. P. Shiel , who, like her, contributed to Lane's Keynotes series. The possibility that...
Family and Intimate relationships George Egerton
GE had her only child in November 1895: a son named George Clairmonte. He died in action in September 1915, probably on the 26th: he had been holding the foremost trench captured from the Germans...
Family and Intimate relationships George Egerton
Among recent commentarors, White implies that both GE 's publisher, John Lane , and his reader, Richard Le Gallienne , were attracted to her, while Stetz suggests, without denying their attraction, that GE deliberately engaged...
Friends, Associates Rosamund Marriott Watson
According to Angela Leighton , the social scandal that erupted in the wake of RMW 's adultery and second divorce not only created a rift in private between the writer and many of her friends...
Friends, Associates Ella D'Arcy
Lane and Harland were centres of literary social life in London. EDA had many friends among writers, many of them New Women. They included Evelyn Sharp , and Constance Smedley (who found her entirely sincere...
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
AL 's circle of friends comprised writers and artists who were to lend the . . . decade its peculiarly distinctive air:
Speedie, Julie. Wonderful Sphinx: The Biography of Ada Leverson. Virago, 1993.
Max Beerbohm , Aubrey Beardsley , Henry Harland (editor of the...
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
ES wrote later that at no time in her life did she make intimate friends easily. Most people she had to do with she liked up to a certain point only, but she could count...
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
It was John Lane and Roger Fry who introduced them to the Bloomsbury circle. The trip did not result in a publishing contract, as GS had hoped, but it did advance her reputation. The next...
Intertextuality and Influence Victoria Cross
Reviews of Theodora were mixed. Janet Hogarth , in a Fortnightly Review article titled Literary Degenerates, and B. A. Crackanthorpe in Nineteenth Century, criticised the story's representation of sexual desire.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
The reviewer...
Intertextuality and Influence George Egerton
Pleased with the book's success, Lane introduced a fiction series named after it: Keynotes.
Stetz, Margaret. “Keynotes: A New Woman, Her Publisher, and Her Material”. Studies in the Literary Imagination, No. 1, pp. 89 - 107.
The series included Grant Allen 's The Woman Who Did and The British Barbarians: A Hill-Top Novel (both 1895),...
Occupation Ella D'Arcy
Prevented by her eyesight from pursuing a career in art, she turned to writing, setting out with stories for magazines. Her low output has been attributed to her being indolent or a procrastinator or both....
Occupation Ella D'Arcy
As well as a writer, EDA was an editor, assistant to Henry Harland on the avant-garde Yellow Book, published by John Lane of the Bodley Head . Sources agree on this, though she herself...
Publishing Victoria Cross
Little of the critical speculation about the genealogy of The Woman Who Didn't has been confirmed. Charlotte Mitchell posits that the risqué subject matter of the novel VC produced after signing a contract with Lane
Publishing George Egerton
Her friendship with Lane , who published this collection, began to sour over the course of its writing. In a letter to him on 10 November 1896, GE acknowledged that the volume might not be...
Publishing Rosamund Marriott Watson
She had entered negotiations with Lane about the book's publication in January 1902: although she was keen for her friend to publish the book, she threatened in a letter to make an abrupt change of...


September 1887
Charles Elkin Mathews , with John Lane as his silent partner, founded Bodley Head publishing house in Vigo Street, Mayfair, London.
John Lane of Bodley Head established the Eve's Library series.
Vale Press was founded as a printing house in Chelsea, London, by Charles De Sousy Ricketts ; its first two books were published by John Lane .
April 1894
Aubrey Beardsley became art editor of The Yellow Book, published by John Lane at Bodley Head .
From 30 September 1894
Charles Elkin Mathews continued publishing independently at 6B Vigo Street, London, after the dissolution of his partnership with John Lane of Bodley Head .
American Elizabeth Robbins Pennell challenged the widespread notion that a hearty appetite for food was unfeminine in The Feasts of Autolycus: The Diary of a Greedy Woman.