Coles, Gladys Mary. The Flower of Light: A Biography of Mary Webb. Duckworth, 1978.
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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.
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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...
RL was an International Vice-President of PEN , a Vice-President of the College of Psychic Studies , and a member of the Council of the Society of Authors .
Simons, Judy. Rosamond Lehmann. St Martin’s Press, 1992.
Lehmann, Rosamond. Rosamond Lehmann’s Album. Chatto and Windus, 1985.
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...