Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
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|Leisure and Society||Noel Streatfeild|
|Leisure and Society||Sybille Bedford|
|Leisure and Society||Elizabeth Taylor||
ET wrote that she liked routine and was always disconcerted when I am asked for my life story, for nothing sensational, thank heavens, has ever happened.
She had a passion for modern painting, and...
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
|Leisure and Society||Mary Webb|
|Literary responses||Catharine Amy Dawson Scott|
In England the winter before her first marriage AS taught at a girls' school, and after the marriage she worked in Soho, London, masquerading . . . as a publisher's advertising manager.
Contemporary Authors, Autobiography Series. Gale Research.
|Occupation||Lady Cynthia Asquith||
Meanwhile she prepared to receive evacuees from London, and volunteered for first aid work, nursing, and night shifts with the ARP (Air Raid Precaution) .
After the war she became a member both of...
Beauman, Nicola. Cynthia Asquith. Hamish Hamilton.
In the 1950s PB increased her volunteer community involvement. She firmly believed that small local organizations were a essential part of English civil life: her life's work as a regional novelist was parallelled by a...
Early in the second world war she worked at an indeterminate job with the Ministry of Information , commissioning articles on the British war effort and placing them in US periodicals: the placing had to...
At about the same time, when the public library service was suffering cuts (especially to smaller branches), she was a key figure in a popular campaign in Camden which succeeded in getting their particular local...
21 May 2013: Sotheby's held an auction of fifty contemporary...
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