Victor Gollancz

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Anthologization Teresa Deevy
Katie Roche was written and performed while the new Irish Constitution was being drafted. The Constitution proclaimed that a woman can best support the state and the common good by her life within the home...
Anthologization Teresa Deevy
Katie Roche reached print (along with Dodie Smith 's Call It a Day) in Famous Plays of 1935-6, issued in 1936 by Victor Gollancz . In 1939 came her own Three Plays...
Anthologization Naomi Royde-Smith
It was reprinted the same year by its publisher, Gollancz , in an omnibus volume entitled Famous Novels of 1931, which also included works by L. A. G. Strong , Helen Ashton , and Francis Iles .
British Library Catalogue.
Literary responses Betty Miller
Again St John Ervine offered an exacting critique. Words intoxicate you . . . other women get decently drunk on gin but you must have lexicons and lexicons before you will consent to fall on...
Material Conditions of Writing Doreen Wallace
DW , in the midst of her own and her husband 's personal and practical struggle with the Tithe Laws, published with Victor Gollancz a controlled but furious polemic entitled The Tithe War.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1682 (26 April 1934): 302
Wallace, Doreen. The Tithe War. Victor Gollancz, 1934.
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Shepherd, June. Doreen Wallace, 1897-1989: Writer and Social Campaigner. Edwin Mellen Press, 2000.
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Performance of text Daphne Du Maurier
DDM 's autobiographicalplayThe Years Between opened in Manchester; it played in London's West End in 1945, and was published by Gollancz the same year.
Forster, Margaret. Daphne du Maurier. Chatto and Windus, 1993.
187, 189, 426
Contemporary Authors. Gale Research, 1962.
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Publishing Nancy Cunard
Gollancz and Cape rejected the manuscript, but Wishart and Co. agreed to publish at her expense.
Publishing George Orwell
He published the book with Gollancz after it was rejected by Cape and Faber . He chose his pseudonym from a list of names including P. S. Burton, Kenneth Miles, and H. Leis Allways. He...
Publishing Una Marson
UM started writing an autobiography, then entitled Autobiography of a Black Girl, by the age of twenty-five.
Jarrett-Macauley, Delia. The Life of Una Marson, 1905-65. Manchester University Press, 1998.
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Living in London in 1935, she retitled the manuscript Autobiography of a Brown Girl. Victor Gollancz
Publishing George Orwell
Victor Gollancz had rejected it for fear of libel actions, since its use of actual people and events was unmistakable.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Publishing Betty Miller
BM published Farewell Leicester Square with Robert Hall six years after Victor Gollancz (until then her chosen publisher) had turned it down on account of its sensitive subject-matter.
Miller, Sarah, and Betty Miller. “Introduction”. On the Side of the Angels, Virago, 1985, p. vii - xviii.
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Publishing Elizabeth Bowen
The novel was published by Gollancz , which did well financially out of it. But Victor Gollancz , who had commissioned it, apparently found Bowen intimidating. He did not refer at all to the novel...
Publishing Margaret Roberts
This was re-issued (as by the author of Atelier du Lys) by the Church of England publishing house, the National Society's Depository , in 1890. Gollancz put out a new edition in 1967 with...
Publishing Margaret Roberts
Gollancz put out a new edition in 1969 with an introduction by Gillian Avery .
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Catherine Carswell
She had been planning this book, as a secret, in February 1927.
Pilditch, Jan. Catherine Carswell. A Biography. John Donald, 2007.
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She worked at it in the rooms she had taken for herself, away from her family, in Keats Grove, Hampstead, pressing...

Timeline

1927
Victor Gollancz established his own publishing house at 14 Henrietta Street, London.
December 1927
Three months after the dancer Isadora Duncan died at nearly fifty, as melodramatically as she had lived, her autobiography, My Life, appeared from the new publishing firm Gollancz . It became an immediate best-seller...
Early 1957
John Braine 's novelRoom at the Top was published by Gollancz after eight rejections, on the advice of Elizabeth Jenkins in her capacity as publisher's reader.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(1 March 1957): 125
Jenkins, Elizabeth. The View from Downshire Hill. Michael Johnson, 2004.
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8 February 1967
Victor Gollancz died, and his publishing firm was taken over by his daughter Livia .