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Intertextuality and Influence Jane Austen
The major novels have been repeatedly dramatised and filmed; the BBC has had great success with videos and DVDs of all six. They and the unfinished novels have been almost equally material for sequels, prequels...
Intertextuality and Influence Helen Bannerman
One result of the offence given by Little Black Sambo has been a series of recastings designed to censor its unacceptable aspects. Fred Marcellino produced new illustrations for an edition published by HarperCollins in New...
Literary responses Edna St Vincent Millay
Her editor Eugene Saxton wrote that the staff at Harper were much moved by the emotional quality of the poems.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
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Peter Monro Jack in the New York Times Book Review reminded readers that Milton
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
Harper had wanted the volume to include her preface and two or three new, unpublished sonnets. Producing either of these caused her much anguish. She failed to finish the preface, and felt sure that her...
Publishing F. Mabel Robinson
This appeared in the same year from Harper's of New York as number 62 in Harper's Handy series.
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Charlotte Dempster
CD 's next novel Iseulte (issued as by the author of Véra), appeared in both England and the US, published by Smith, Elder, and Co. and Harper and Brothers respectively.
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Elspeth Huxley
EH published East Africa for Collins 's British Commonwealth in Pictures series, launched by Hilda Matheson and Dorothy Wellesley .
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins, 2002.
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Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
Towards the end of 1946 ESVM began writing poetry again after years of silence and drug addiction. She published some strong sonnets and other poems in journals, but she declined suggestions from Harper (who, in...
Publishing Penelope Fitzgerald
She wrote this book nearly twenty years after the experiences on which she based it, and not long after her husband died. With it she switched publishers for her novels, from Duckworth to Collins ...
Publishing Elspeth Huxley
She found anthologising hard work, with books (most of them disappointing) pouring in from the library with deadline dates of return. She needed to select, photocopy, order and re-order her growing mountain of material, and...
Publishing Vita Sackville-West
VSW published English Country Houses, illustrated both in colour and black-and-white, in Collins 's Britain in Pictures series, the brainchild of her lover Hilda Matheson .
British Book News. British Council.
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Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
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Carney, Michael. Stoker. Published by the author, 1999.
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Publishing Maggie Gee
At her agent's suggestion MG had left Heinemann (which had published her last two books). The agent negotiated a two-book contract for £75,000 with Flamingo , the literary imprint of HarperCollins . This was to...
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
Millay asked Harper to make the printed version a big flat book perhaps 14 by 10 with many colored illustrations . . . . a Christmas gift book and as gaudy as a Christmas tree...
Publishing Vita Sackville-West
She had been working on it, and reading it aloud to her husband, by the end of 1917. George Moore , too, read it before publication and suggested the incorporation of a real-life incident which...
Publishing Maggie Gee
This big book, under its working title of The Keeper of the Gate, was to be the second of two contracted to Flamingo . But after the first book, Lost Children, the head...

Timeline

1875
Elizabeth Stone (the one who wrote as Sutherland Menzies) issued a History of France for Junior Classes.
1876
Elizabeth Stone , under the pseudonym of Sutherland Menzies, published a volume in Collins 's School Series, entitled History of Germany for Junior Classes.
1877
The Elizabeth Stone who published as Sutherland Menzies issued under her pseudonym a two history books this year in the CollinsSchool Series.
29 December 1940
St Paul's Cathedral in London survived an air raid that destroyed almost all the buildings around it; a photograph of the dome standing amidst flames and billowing smoke became an emblem of the courage of...
1963
Collins published Patricia Moyes 's detectivenovelMurder à la mode, which takes place amid the fashion industry, for its Crime Club .
January 1974
Collins published The Property of a Gentleman, a novel by Catherine Gaskin .
1983
The title of Maggie Ross 's novelMilena, published by Collins , refers to Kafka 's mistress Milena Jesenská .
23 September 2010
The British edition appeared of US author Jonathan Franzen 's latest novel, Freedom. Within a couple of weeks the edition had to be pulped.
Brown, Derek. “Week in Britain. A mistake of genius”. Guardian Weekly, p. 16.
14 July 2015
Harper Lee 's first-written but rejected novel, Go Set a Watchman, reached print from HarperCollins . It is set later in the lives of characters in her wildly successful and so far only novel,...