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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.
Peter Monro Jack in the New York Times Book Review reminded readers that Milton
Publishing Patricia Highsmith
Harper rejected this novel, and it came out pseudonymously from Coward-McCann as The Price of Salt. A paperback followed in 1953, in which the work sold more than a million.
Dirda, Michael. “This Woman Is Dangerous”. The Guardian, p. between pp. 12 and 13.
between 12 and 13
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
She was working on Epitaph for the Race of Man at Cap d'Antibes in March this year.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House.
She wanted Harper to print this book and Huntsman, What Quarry? together as a two-volume set, but...
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
The book was first published by George H. Doran in New York and two years later by Collins in London.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Publishing Rebecca Harding Davis
RHD 's Doctor Warrick's Daughters was published in parts in the women's fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar before being released as a novel by Harper of New York.
Rose, Jane Atteridge. Rebecca Harding Davis. Twayne Publishers.
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Publishing Alison Uttley
This book caused AU much anguish in writing. She took the idea from the Babington ancestral home at Dethick, close to her childhood home of Castle Top Farm, and from a dream she...
Publishing Patricia Highsmith
The first version was rejected by Harper and Row with the comment: A book can stand one or even two neurotics, but not three who are the main characters.
Highsmith, Patricia. Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction. St Martin’s Press.
After writing and publishing an...
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
A decade or more after publication Cass Canfield at Harper proposed changing the name Aeolus to Ixion in Epitaph for the Race of Man: Millay, he suggested, had got her mythology wrong. She sent...
Publishing Emma Frances Brooke
By June 14, 1884, an American edition appeared in New York, published by Harper and Brothers (which oddly published simultaneously another novel with a similar title: A Country Maid by F. W. Robinson )...
Publishing Queen Victoria
An American edition of the book was printed later that same year by Harper and Brothers .
Victoria, Queen. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands. Editor Helps, Arthur, Harper and Brothers.
It was widely translated (including versions in Marathi, Hindi, and Gujerati reflecting the queen's popularity in India)...
Publishing Patricia Highsmith
Her first version (in which she felt she gave too much space to the prison part of the book) was rejected by Harper and Row . They rejected the second version, too, demanding that either...
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
Her contract, signed in January, was for this and a further untitled work. She was to have an advance of $1,000 on delivering each manuscript, and a 15-percent royalty rising to 20 percent after 5,000...
Publishing Frances Browne
Early editions are very rare. Children's book scholar and collector Peter Opie recorded in 1965 his excitement on acquiring a probable second edition of this beloved classic, dating from 1858, to go with his probable...


1875: Elizabeth Stone (the one who wrote as Sutherland...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 detective...

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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,...

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January 1974

Collins published The Property of a Gentleman, a novel by Catherine Gaskin .

1983: The title of Maggie Ross's novel Milena,...

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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...

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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,...

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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,...


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