David Garnett

Standard Name: Garnett, David


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Cultural formation Sylvia Townsend Warner
Although she had a long-lasting love-affair with a man (musicologist Percy Buck ) and shared affectionate, long-term, non-sexual relationships with men (for example with David Garnett ), her thirty-nine-year lesbian relationship with Valentine Ackland (which...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
Woolf recalled their first conversation to Garnett : It flatters us a good deal to see what a reputation for a temper we've got. I telephoned to Miss Carrington, and heard her quake at the...
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Wickham
AW 's autobiography indicates that the marriage soured quickly; within a few years she felt her husband had regressed from my devoted lover to my enemy and my judge.
Wickham, Anna, James Hepburn, and James Hepburn. “Fragment of an Autobiography: Prelude to a Spring Clean”. The Writings of Anna Wickham Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, pp. 51 - 157.
There were frequent battles, and...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia and Vanessa (1879-1961, the eldest of Leslie and Julia Stephen's children), were close to one another throughout their lives. In A Sketch of the Past, VW recalls that after the death of their...
Family and Intimate relationships Constance Garnett
After an extremely difficult labour, CG gave birth to her only son, the future novelist, editor, and publisher David Garnett .
Garnett, Richard. Constance Garnett: A Heroic Life. Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991.
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Adrian (1883-1948) was the youngest Stephen child. After Vanessa's marriage he lived with Virginia at 29 Fitzroy Square, then moved with her to 38 Brunswick Square. Like Thoby, he studied at Trinity College, Cambridge ...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
DC began a long friendship with Virginia Woolf when she was summoned to Woolf's country home, Asheham, after breaking into the house with Barbara Hiles and David Garnett .
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
Friends, Associates Anna Wickham
AW 's vibrant personality attracted many friends, several of whom were writers and artists. By all accounts, she was an extraordinarily vital and charismatic woman. David Garnett describes her as a a very handsome, big...
Friends, Associates Anna Wickham
AW frequented popular Bohemian hangouts such as the Café Royal and, later, the Fitzroy Tavern.
Wickham, Anna. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by David Garnett, Chatto and Windus, 1971, pp. 7 - 11.
Hepburn, James, Anna Wickham, and James Hepburn. “Anna Wickham: A Memoir”. The Writings of Anna Wickham, Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, pp. 1 - 48.
According to her friend David Garnett , she preferred the hard-up to the well-off, the doomed and...
Friends, Associates Margiad Evans
Though a lover of solitude, ME was also sociable. She made lifelong friendships on her stay in Brittany at the age of seventeen. While staying with Mrs Lloyd-Jones she met Professor Ifor Williams and his...
Friends, Associates Eleanor Farjeon
Back in London she acquired a circle of largely musical friends, many of them later well-known names, including Myra Hess and Clifford and Arnold Bax . Later this circle expanded to include literary people: Viola Meynell
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
Early members of what VW called Old Bloomsbury (to distinguish the original members of the group from later additions) included Virginia and Vanessa Stephen , Leonard Woolf , Clive Bell , E. M. Forster ,...
Friends, Associates Katherine Mansfield
The others who were there included J. T. Sheppard , Fredegond Shove , Carrington , David Garnett , G. F. Short , Lytton Strachey , and Evan Morgan .
Alpers, Antony. The Life of Katherine Mansfield. Oxford University Press, 1982.
Mansfield had parted with Murry...
Friends, Associates Sylvia Townsend Warner
STW 's early friendships at Oxford involved young men whom she had known at Harrow, such as David Garnett and sculptor Stephen Tomlin .
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Introduction”. Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner, edited by William Maxwell, Chatto and Windus, 1982, p. vii - xvii.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, and David Garnett. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sylvia and David: The Townsend Warner / Garnett Letters, edited by Richard Garnett, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994, p. various pages.
Throughout her life, she wrote frequent, engaging and witty...
Friends, Associates Dora Carrington
DC met D. H. Lawrence , Frieda Lawrence , and David Garnett at the home of another writer, Gilbert Cannan : Cholesbury Manor House in Cholesbury, where she was a guest with Mark Gertler .
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.


Nonesuch Press was founded at 30 Gerrard Street, London, by Francis Meynell , Vera Mendel (who became his second wife two years later), and David Garnett .
Rupert Hart-Davis Limited was founded by Rupert Hart-Davis and David Garnett , co-founder of Nonesuch Press , at 53 Connaught Street, London.