Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Olivia Manning||
The title comes from Housman 's Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries, who, heroic in the hour of others' collapse and despair and of their own deaths, saved the sum of things for pay...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Edna St Vincent Millay|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Flora Thompson||
One poem seems to echo A. E. Housman as it commemorates the anniversary of losing a beloved who now lies cold and still in the earth. (It may have been the loss of her brother...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Evelyn Waugh||
Waugh presents himself as having been born into a world of beauty and preparing to die amid ugliness, an exile from the conditions of his childhood and youth.
Having described his...
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Webb||
As a child Mary Meredith (later MW ) wrote stories for her younger brothers and sisters. She first had her writing published after the family moved to Stanton-on-Hine Heath, in the parish magazine.
Davies, Linda. Mary Webb Country. Palmers Press, 1990.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anna Wickham||
The eponymous house is a Shropshire farm belonging to Grandmother and Grandfather Hardy. Some allusion to Housman 's The Shropshire Lad is possible (though AW had personal reasons for her choice, since her paternal grandparents...
|Literary responses||Sylvia Townsend Warner||
Louis Untermeyer , an early supporter of STW 's poetry, commented favourably on her marked accent,half-modern, half-archaic blend of naivete and erudition, and the low-pitched but tart tone of voice.
He also suggested...
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Editorial Materials”. Sylvia Townsend Warner: Collected Poems, edited by Claire Harman, Carcanet New Press, 1982, pp. xi - xxiii; 275.
|Literary responses||Rosamund Marriott Watson|
|Literary responses||Wendy Cope|
|Literary responses||Margaret Kennedy|
|Reception||Lady Margaret Sackville||
Dr Georgina Somerville in The Harp Aeolian, 1953 (a tiny-format book, whose title suggests the poet as passive recipient of divine inspiration, and whose contents are not noted in the MLA Bibliography), offers...
|Textual Features||Willa Cather|
|Textual Features||Carol Ann Duffy|
|Textual Features||Philip Larkin|
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