Kenneth Macpherson

Standard Name: Macpherson, Kenneth

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
Bryher married Kenneth Macpherson , with whom she established unconventional but fruitful working and living arrangements.
Donald, James, Anne Friedberg, and Laura Marcus, editors. Close Up, 1927-1933: Cinema and Modernism. Princeton University Press, 1998.
319
Bryher,. The Heart to Artemis: A Writer’s Memoirs. Collins, 1963.
247
Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
Following H. D. 's request, Bryher and Kenneth Macpherson adopted H. D. 's daughter Perdita (later Schaffner) .
Aldington, Richard, and H. D. “Introduction and Commentary”. Richard Aldington and H.D.: The Later Years in Letters, edited by Caroline Zilboorg, Manchester University Press, 1995, pp. 1 - 14; various pages.
2: 18
Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
At the start of their platonic marriage, Macpherson lived with Bryher, H. D. , and H. D.'s daughter Perdita , at Territet. H. D. and Macpherson had been lovers since 1926.
Quartermain, Peter, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 45. Gale Research, 1986.
132
Perdita Schaffner...
Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
After living quite independently throughout their marriage, Bryher and Kenneth Macpherson divorced amicably in 1947.
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press, 1987.
45
Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
It is now generally accepted among HD's biographers and critics that Cecil Gray had fathered the child. HD informed her Richard Aldington , her husband, of her pregnancy while he was still on active duty...
Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
HD was introduced to Kenneth Macpherson , an artist, by Frances Gregg in 1926. They quickly became lovers, and for a time lived with Bryher's and HD's daughter in Switzerland, London, and Berlin...
Health H. D.
The father this time was Bryher 's second husband, Kenneth Macpherson , with whom HD had been having an affair since 1926, and whom, some months before this event, she had allowed to adopt her...
Literary responses H. D.
HD's prose fictions met with less critical success than the poetry which she had published hitherto. Their word-play, symbolic structures, and manipulation of myth were seen as arbitrary, as distractions from rather than as elements...
Occupation Bryher
In July 1927 Bryher and Macpherson founded Close Up magazine, dedicated to avant-garde film theories and practices.
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press, 1987.
276
Both as editor and contributor, Bryher used Close Up as a forum to develop and share her...
Publishing H. D.
During 1927-33 HD contributed to the avant-garde, influential film magazine Close Up: Devoted to the Art of Films, which Bryher funded and of which Kenneth Macpherson was the official editor. It had a temperate...
Residence Bryher
Inspired by the Bauhaus aesthetic of Berlin, Bryher built Kenwin, her home near Montreux in the Vaud canton, Switzerland. She shared it for a time with Kenneth Macpherson , H. D. , and H. D.'s daughter Perdita .
Hanscombe, Gillian, and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. Women’s Press, 1987.
44
Bryher,. The Heart to Artemis: A Writer’s Memoirs. Collins, 1963.
259
Textual Production Bryher
As editors, Bryher and Kenneth Macpherson ensured Close Up's international, interdisciplinary emphases by publishing works by and on Sergei Eisenstein , G. W. Pabst , H. D. , Dorothy Richardson , Gertrude Stein , and Man Ray .
Marek, Jayne E. Women Editing Modernism: "Little" Magazines & Literary History. University Press of Kentucky, 1995.
118-20
Travel Bryher
In September 1920, Bryher's desire to meet American poets and see the liberating New World took her, H. D. , and H. D.'s daughter to the United States. Bryher met H. D.'s associate Marianne Moore

Timeline

July 1927
Close up. Devoted to the Art of Film began monthly publication in Territet near Montreux, Switzerland.
December 1933
Close up. Devoted to the Art of Films, edited by Kenneth Macpherson and Bryher , ceased publication.