Heinemann

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Anthologization Buchi Emecheta
BE published many articles and essays in various journals, and was a well-known speaker and lecturer. She also had her writings included in several anthologies. One of these is Unwinding Threads: Writing by Women in...
Dedications Olivia Manning
OM completed her Balkan Trilogy with Friends and Heroes, which she dedicated to Dwye Evans , managing director of Heinemann , and his wife Daphne .
British Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons, 1987.
1970
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
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British Library Catalogue.
Dedications Violet Trefusis
VT 's first novel written and published in English, Tandem, dedicated to her mother , was brought out by Heinemann .
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1635 (1 June 1933): 381
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
74
Holroyd, Michael. “A Tale of Three Novels”. London Review of Books, No. 3, pp. 31 - 2.
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Employer Georgette Heyer
In the same year that she lost the legal battle over her taxes, GH began working as a reader for Heinemann , her own publisher. For this she earned only two guineas per book, but...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
VT had tea in London with Virginia Woolf (whom she was hoping to persuade to publish her first novel written in English, Tandem). It appeared next year from Heinemann .
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
256
Literary responses Margery Allingham
MA was almost aggressively upbeat about this book: Bloody good story though I say it. I like it. Whoever doesn't is barmy. . . . We're very sanguine.
Martin, Richard. Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham. UMI Research Press, 1988.
90
It had Heinemann , her regular...
Literary responses E. M. Delafield
Punch gave the novel a very positive review, which Heinemann used in their advertising: An almost uncannily penetrating study of the development of a poseuse. Told with remarkable insight and a care that is both...
Literary responses Pamela Frankau
PF 's publishers, Heinemann , wrote her an ecstatic letter soon after publication to say how well this book was doing.
Literary responses F. Tennyson Jesse
Fan letters received by FTJ 's publisher, Heinemann , asserted that she has written rings round Conrad in his own medium, and described this book as the prolongation of the moment of stark beauty when...
Material Conditions of Writing Elinor Mordaunt
In her novel A Ship of Solace, published in London by William Heinemann , EM used an account of her voyage by sailing ship from England to Australia.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
British Library Catalogue.
Author summary Patricia Highsmith
PH , writing from the mid-twentieth century, first in the USA and then in Europe and England, produced short stories and novels, the majority of them variously classifiable as thrillers or suspense fiction, a...
Publishing Fay Weldon
She wrote this (following long tradition) early in the mornings while her family slept. She submitted it to Heinemann on the advice of someone packing up at MacGibbon and Kee , her previous publisher, which...
Publishing Georgette Heyer
She had begun the story in order to amuse her sick brother Boris. Her father encouraged her to prepare her work for publication, and she dedicated the book to him by his initials. She sent...
Publishing Kate O'Brien
KOB wrote this novel while living in a flat in Bloomsbury,
Boland, Eavan, and Kate O’Brien. “Introduction”. The Last of Summer, Virago, 1990, p. v - xv.
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with some concentrated writing time at Ashford in Kent, after Heinemann , to whom she had submitted it, gave her an...
Publishing Elizabeth Robins
The book was rejected by several publishers before Heinemann took it on.
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge, 1995.
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One of those who rejected it in an earlier form was the Hogarth Press , probably because it turned out too long...

Timeline

1895
A novel by Mary Lucy Pendered , A Pastoral Played Out, was released from Heinemann .
1907
Claire De Pratz 's first novel, Eve Norris, appeared through Heinemann .
April 1935
Heinemann , publisher of Bessie Cotter by Wallace Smith , was fined £100 after pleading guilty to a charge of obscene libel.
1939
The Reprint Society was founded by the publishers William Collins , Macmillan , Heinemann , and Hodder and Stoughton .
1955
The year of her death, Beatrice Kean Seymour 's The Painted Lath was published by Heinemann .