Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Elizabeth Jane Howard
Standard Name: Howard, Elizabeth Jane
Birth Name: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Married Name: Elizabeth Jane Scott
Married Name: Elizabeth Jane Douglas-Henry
Married Name: Elizabeth Jane Amis
, a novelist of the later twentieth century, has also written short stories (some of them ghost stories), plays, film and television scripts, reviews and articles, biographies, a memoir, and she has edited several anthologies. She has published seven novels as well as a family saga in four titles.
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's father, born Francis Aungier (Frank) Pakenham, was an Oxford
academic whose subject was politics. He became the seventh Earl of Longford
in 1961, but he had already been made Baron Pakenham by Clement Attlee
Family and Intimate relationships
They had met as fellow members of High Wycombe Theatre Club;
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books, 2009.
John's father was then Mayor of High Wycombe. Elizabeth was strongly attracted to John, and was wildly excited when she found herself pregnant...
said she grew up with very little knowledge of people her own age, and in friendships and love affairs tended to seek out those of at least ten years older than herself.
Bedford, Sybille. Quicksands. Counterpoint, 2005.
's close friends included writers Elizabeth Jane Howard
, Shena Mackay
, and Iris Murdoch
, whom she met at Cheltenham in summer 1955. Murdoch's letters to Brophy reveal the depth and many-sidedness of...
Friends said that ET
was very shy, but cared very much for very few people.
Liddell, Robert, and Francis King. Elizabeth and Ivy. Peter Owen, 1986.
She was lucky in that Ivy Compton-Burnett
(who was a generation older than she was, and notoriously difficult) and...
She fell when she ran across a street. Neither she nor her friend Elizabeth Jane Howard
, who was with her, could account for the accident or for its severity. In early June 1983 BB
likened A Sea-Grape Tree to pulp romance, The Times thought it unintentionally absurd, and Lorna Sage
called the main characters paper people. Thoughtful and positive comments from Elizabeth Jane Howard
This novel was chosen a Book Society
recommendation (of which between six and ten were selected per month); it was not the choice of the month, since the panel felt it was too morbid—deeply...
asked for fairly radical revisions in this novel: that it should concentrate more completely on the two very young lovers. ET
replied, in terms of the utmost humility, that she could not revise...
The reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement found the regressive narrative disconcerting and tiring.
Birch, Sarah. Christine Brooke-Rose and Contemporary Fiction. Clarendon Press, 1994.
Novelist L. P. Hartley
, writing in the London Magazine, expressed the view that the technique was a misuse...
's biographers note that a number of reference sources make no mention of this novel. At round about the same date she was distressed to find herself omitted from Who's Who in Twentieth Century...
US sales for stories soon followed. Harper's Bazaar published one extracted from A View from the Harbour in July 1947, and a year later, in September 1948, I Live in a World of Make-Beiieve (which...
1 January 1916
The British edition of Vogue (an American fashion magazine) began publishing from Condé Nast
in Hanover Square, London.
19 March 1975
Maharishi Maresh Yogi
, spiritual leader and proponent of transcendental meditation, arrived in London, where he made appearances at the Festival Hall (for a press conference) and the Albert Hall.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. After Julius. Jonathan Cape, 1965.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. All Change. Mantle, 2013.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Falling. Macmillan, 1999.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Getting it Right. Hamish Hamilton, 1982.
Bayley, John, and Elizabeth Jane Howard. “Introduction”. The Long View, Macmillan, 1994, p. vii - xi.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Mr Wrong. Jonathan Cape, 1975.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Odd Girl Out. Cape, 1972.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Slipstream. Macmillan, 2002.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Something in Disguise. Cape, 1969.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. The Beautiful Visit. Jonathan Cape, 1950.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. The Light Years. Macmillan, 1990.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. The Long View. Jonathan Cape, 1956.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. The Sea Change. Jonathan Cape, 1959.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane, and Robert Aickman. We Are for the Dark. Jonathan Cape, 1951.