Chatto and Windus


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Dedications Rosamond Lehmann
At the time she began the novel, RL admitted that she had very little knowledge of contemporary women's writing other than May Sinclair 's. She dedicated this work to Dadie Rylands , who had advised...
Dedications Amanda McKittrick Ros
Delina Delaney was published at AMKR 's expense. A reissue by Chatto and Windus , 1935, was dedicated to John Coghlan .
Dedications Elspeth Huxley
EH published through ChattoThe Prince Buys the Manor, an extravaganza of a satirical novel dedicated to Norah Smallwood as silken spur, incisive counsellor, and warm-hearted friend.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.
Employer Elizabeth Jane Howard
In winter 1953 EJH , aged about thirty, became an editor at Chatto and Windus , which was then run by Norah Smallwood and Ian Parsons . She read submitted manuscripts, wrote reports on them...
Employer Elizabeth Jennings
EJ was a reader for the publishing firm of Chatto and Windus .
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Taylor
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.
She was lucky in that Ivy Compton-Burnett (who was a generation older than she was, and notoriously difficult) and...
Intertextuality and Influence Kate Clanchy
KC 's second Arvon course was taught by Simon Armitage , who had recently become the poetry editor at Chatto and Windus . Armitage offered KC a chance to publish. This led to the appearance...
Literary responses Rosamond Lehmann
Reviews were slow to appear, and according to RL 's brother John many of the early ones were lukewarm or even hostile.
Lehmann, John. In My Own Time. Little, Brown.
However, the poet Alfred Noyes (a friend of their father) ecstatically praised...
Occupation Virginia Woolf
During the previous fifteen years of its life it had earned an income of £814 per annum (an average which takes in the total of three pounds in 1924 and £2,442 in 1938, its most...
Occupation Elizabeth Jane Howard
In 1958, the Day-Lewis affair having put an end to her Chatto and Windus job, EJH worked briefly as a fiction editor for Weidenfeld and Nicolson . She gave up this job when her agent,...
Publishing Sylvia Townsend Warner
The poems were sent to Chatto and Windus by her friend David Garnett .
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 34. Gale Research.
34: 279
Publishing Elspeth Huxley
In about 1935 EH began to plan a book purely about the Africans, which would be in large part an argument against the anti-colonial views of Margery Perham .
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.
She planned it in the...
Publishing Vernon Lee
The Ballet of the Nations, a satirico-philosophic burlesque,
Bowe, Nicola Gordon. “Constance and Maxwell Armfield: An American Interlude 1915-1922”. The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, Vol.
, pp. 6-27.
was commissioned after Constance Smedley and Maxwell Armfield invited VL to speak at one of their Chelsea political meetings held to discuss the causes...
Publishing Ann Bridge
Ann Bridge published her final Julia Probyn spy novel, Julia in Ireland, in the USA after her usual British publisher, Chatto and Windus , had turned it down.
Publishing Ouida
Ouida 's earnings as a writer provided her with a solid, even luxurious, living as long as her triple-decker sensation novels were popular. By the mid 1860s she was earning at least £1,500 per year...


1873: After John Camden Hotten's death, his publications...

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After John Camden Hotten 's death, his publications manager Andrew Chatto bought the firm, and in partnership with poet W. E. Windus formed Chatto and Windus .

1876: John Maxwell sold Belgravia to Chatto and...

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John Maxwell sold Belgravia to Chatto and Windus , ending Mary Elizabeth Braddon 's association with the monthly.

1895: Chatto and Windus published The Professor's...

Women writers item


Chatto and Windus published The Professor's Experiment, a novel by Margaret Hungerford (who was near the end of her life but not yet slackening in productivity).

1908: Chatto and Windus of London began publication...

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Chatto and Windus of London began publication of series of books for which they commissioned Herbert P. Horne to develop the Florence typeface.

1926: Soon after Chatto and Windus published The...

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Soon after Chatto and Windus published The Cantab by Shane Leslie , the book was censured by the Roman Catholic Church , and Leslie (a Catholic himself, who had been critical of James Joyce 's...


Ackland, Valentine. For Sylvia: An Honest Account. Chatto and Windus, 1985.
Ackland, Valentine. The Nature of the Moment. Chatto and Windus, 1973.
Allingham, Margery, and Philip Youngman Carter. Cargo of Eagles. Chatto and Windus, 1968.
Allingham, Margery. Hide My Eyes. Chatto and Windus, 1958.
Allingham, Margery. The Beckoning Lady. Chatto and Windus, 1955.
Allingham, Margery. The China Governess. Chatto and Windus, 1963.
Allingham, Margery. The Mysterious Mr. Campion. Chatto and Windus, 1963.
Allingham, Margery. The Tiger in the Smoke. Chatto and Windus, 1952.
Athill, Diana. Don’t Look at Me Like That. Chatto and Windus, 1967.
Athill, Diana. Instead of a Letter. Chatto and Windus, 1963.
Austen, Jane, and G. K. Chesterton. Love & Freindship. Chatto and Windus, 1922.
Bannerman, Helen. The Story of Little Black Sambo. Chatto and Windus, 1957.
Barr, Robert, editor. The Idler. Chatto and Windus.
Beckett, Samuel. More Pricks Than Kicks. Chatto and Windus, 1934.
Bedford, Sybille. Aldous Huxley. Chatto and Windus, 1974.
Bennett, Arnold. Anna of the Five Towns. Chatto and Windus, 1902.
Berry, Paul, and Mark Bostridge. Vera Brittain: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 1995.
Jerningham, Edward. “Editorial Commentary”. Edward Jerningham and His Friends, edited by Lewis Bettany, Chatto and Windus, 1919, p. Various pages.
Bishop, Elizabeth, and Tom Paulin. Complete Poems. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
Blind, Mathilde. Birds of Passage. Chatto and Windus, 1895.
Blind, Mathilde. Birds of Passage. Chatto and Windus, 1896.
Blind, Mathilde, and Ford Madox Brown. Dramas in Miniature. Chatto and Windus, 1891.
Blind, Mathilde. Songs and Sonnets. Chatto and Windus, 1893.
Blind, Mathilde. The Ascent of Man. Chatto and Windus, 1889.
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 2004.