Sheridan, Anthony. “Obituary: Cecily Mackworth”. Guardian Unlimited.
Standard Name: Durrell, Lawrence
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|Cultural formation||Marina Warner||
In England, MW had a comfortable middle-class upbringing. Her godfather was crime reformer Lord Longford (father of historian and novelist Antonia Fraser ). A writer, Violet Trefusis , was her godmother and another novelist, Lawrence Durrell
|Friends, Associates||Cecily Mackworth||
In Paris Mackworth moved in artistic and literary circles. She met gallery-owner Jeanne Bucher and artists William Hayter , David Edgar , and Hans Reichel . Even more significantly for her own future, she met...
|Friends, Associates||Anne Ridler||
Her brother was working for publishers George Bell , and she met a number of authors, including Antonia White and Margaret Kennedy . Later, through her own work, she met with T. S. Eliot 's...
|Literary responses||Cecily Mackworth||
CM 's old friend Lawrence Durrell wrote to describe to her his pleasure in this book: Just reading, sipping, devouring to prolong the pain/pleasure of your beautiful, cogent and brilliant memories.
|Literary responses||Iris Murdoch||
Among a chorus of discriminating praise, Susan Hill (after identifying herself as a Murdoch enthusiast who ranked her, with William Golding and Lawrence Durrell , as one of the three best and most important living...
CM 's early books almost all began as projects in journalism. She contributed reporting or reviews, in two languages, to Time and Tide, Horizon, Twentieth Century, Critique, L'Aube, and Le...
Abroad during the second world war, OM continued to write and place stories, and also essays. She was for a while employed on the literary pages of the Jerusalem Post.
Her Poets in...
Treglown, Jeremy. “Make use of me”. London Review of Books, pp. 21 - 2.
|Textual Production||Anne Ridler||
She also sat on the committee which, under Alice Mary Smyth (later Hadfield) , was at work compiling the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
While working at Faber & Faber , AR was often...
Ridler, Anne. Memoirs. The Perpetua Press, 2004, p. 240 pp.
|Textual Production||Ruth Fainlight||
In 1986 she published with her introduction, through Turret Books , the Selected Poems of her late brother Harry Fainlight , with a memoir by Allen Ginsberg and a poem by Ted Hughes , in...
|Textual Production||Cecily Mackworth||
Miller learned of her poetry through Lawrence Durrell , who had begged her to send him everything in your jam cupboard. After the magazine sailed close to the wind over the issue of obscenity with...
By February 1957
Lawrence Durrell published his novelJustine, the first volume in The Alexandria Quartet. He wrote in manic bursts,
taking weeks rather than months for each novel (of which the...
Borne Back Daily.
10 October 2013
Publisher John Calder and writer's widow Sonia Orwell together organised at Edinburgh the first, highly successful Writers' Conference.