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Publishing Zora Neale Hurston
The book was edited by Deborah G. Plant and included a foreword by Alice Walker . In Britain it was titled Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave. Kossula, then aged nineteen, lived through...
Publishing Elizabeth Jolley
After the first two Vera novels (this and Cabin Fever, 1990) EJ was urged by her publishers at Viking to write a third novel to form a trilogy. The result was The Georges' Wife, 1993.
Publishing Elizabeth Taylor
Knopf had serious reservations about this novel, and in January 1953 ET broke with them and went to Viking instead, on the advice of Peter Davies .
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books, 2009.
258-61
Publishing Sylvia Townsend Warner
STW received £542 in royalties that September from her American publisher, the Viking Press , but only half that amount from Chatto and Windus in England.
Harman, Claire. Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography. Chatto and Windus, 1989.
85
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 34. Gale Research, 1985.
34: 277
Publishing D. H. Lawrence
This work was reissued by Viking one year later in the US.
Publishing Rebecca West
The first edition, by Viking Press in New York, was issued in two-volume boxed sets.
Hutchinson, G. Evelyn. A Preliminary List of the Writings of Rebecca West, 1912-1951. Yale University Library, 1957.
12-13
Geoff Dyer , in his introduction to the Canongate edition of 2006, notes West's probing of the painful...
Publishing Marianne Moore
She intended the word complete to mean everything from her poetic output that she wished to pass on to posterity, not by any means everything that she had ever written. She makes this clear through...
Publishing Rebecca West
Over the next two decades RW published several revised and updated versions of this work. In 1956 Pan Books (London) published a new edition of The Meaning of Treason in which West eliminated some discussion...
Publishing Marianne Moore
This enumeration by no means exhausts MM 's output. She made sallies into French literature with a translation of La Fontaine 's fables, 1954, and a re-telling (rather than a translation) of fairy-tales by Perrault
Publishing Penelope Mortimer
Viking published PM 's biography, Queen Elizabeth : A Life of the Queen Mother, after Macmillan , which had originally commissioned the book, refused it after all.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
Gordon, Giles. “Obituary: Penelope Mortimer”. Guardian Weekly, p. 26.
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Publishing Valentine Ackland
VA 's account at her publisher Viking Press was always overdrawn because she ordered innumerable copies of the book for her family and friends.
Harman, Claire. Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography. Chatto and Windus, 1989.
158
Publishing Iris Murdoch
She finished her second draft on 28 March 1953, convinced at this point that it was romantic, sentimental, and bad, and gave it to Elias Canetti to read. It was submitted to two successive publishers,...
Publishing Pat Barker
In an author's note, PB explains that fact and fiction are interwoven in this book, and lists her most important sources.
Barker, Pat. Regeneration. Viking-Penguin, 1991.
251-2
With it she left Virago for Viking-Penguin . At this time, she says,...
Publishing Elizabeth Bishop
EB began submitting the manuscript of a first collection of poems in 1939, only to have it summarily rejected in turn by Random House , Viking , and Simon and Schuster . Harcourt Brace offered...
Publishing Tillie Olsen
She returned to the novel in the 1960s (heartened by the publication of her short-story volume) with a different slate of potential publishers. She wriggled out of her commitment to Viking (to their indignation) and...

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