University of Reading


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Education Elspeth Huxley
EH returned from Kenya to England and took up her place at Reading College (which became Reading University the following year).
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.
Employer Anita Brookner
AB began her academic career as visiting lecturer at the University of Reading .
Sadler, Lynn Veach. Anita Brookner. Twayne.
Family and Intimate relationships Elspeth Huxley
At ReadingEH had an impromptu sexual encounter (though much afraid, as all her contemporaries were, of unwanted pregnancy) with a man she did not love but who had experience and clever hands.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.
Material Conditions of Writing Barbara Hofland
They had been commissioned to this work in 1816 by the Duke of Marlborough (then still Marquess of Blandford). He had bought the estate of Whiteknights just outside Reading (now the site of Reading University
Occupation Rosalind Coward
After four years lecturing in the Department of Visual Communication at Goldsmiths' College , London, RC became a lecturer in the English Department at Reading University , where she taught Media Studies.
Armson, Marion. Email about Rosalind Coward to Kevin Spencer.
Coward, Rosalind. Email about Rosalind Coward to Kevin Spencer.
Occupation Anne Stevenson
The 1970s saw AS hold academic stipends in three countries. In 1970 she had been awarded a scholarship for research at the Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Stevenson, Anne. Between the Iceberg and the Ship. University of Michigan Press.
In 1973 she...
Publishing Elspeth Huxley
As an undergraduate at Reading University , already a seasoned professional journalist, EH tried to supplement her meagre finances by producing short stories and reportage, but they did not sell. She continued to write unpaid...
Reception Catherine Fanshawe
CF 's immediately posthumous reputation rested, like her writings themselves, on oral tradition. She had the admiration of William Cowper and Walter Scott , as well as Joanna Baillie , Anne Grant , and Mary Berry
Reception Elinor Glyn
Philip de Laszlo painted two portraits of EG , one in 1912 and the other in 1927. They can be viewed on line at the John Singer Sargent Virtual Gallery website, at
John Singer Sargent Virtual Gallery.
under Elinor Glyn
Reception Mary Latter
This work is now very rare: the English Short Title Catalogue lists two copies: at the University of Reading and the University of Otago , New Zealand.
English Short Title Catalogue.
Some suspicion arises that she may have...
Textual Production Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde
Many of JFLW 's letters (mostly to Oscar ) are held in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in Los Angeles. Other letter collections are held at the University of Reading (which has typed...
Textual Production Barbara Hofland
The Longman archive at Reading University contains material on BH .
Butts, Dennis. Mistress of our Tears, A Literary and Bibliographical Study of Barbara Hofland. Scolar Press.
Textual Production Elspeth Huxley
In a third book of memoirs, Love Among the Daughters, EH wrote of her studies at Reading University and Cornell in the 1920s.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.
Textual Production Kathleen E. Innes
The book had an initial print run of 2,500 copies which sold very quickly. A second impression of 1,500 was printed in October, and further impressions of 1,500 were printed in 1926, 1927, and 1930....
Textual Production Elinor Mordaunt
Letters of EM 's survive at the State Library of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia), Richmond Central Library (Richmond, Surrey), the University of Newcastle , and especially the University of Reading .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.


4 August 1724: The first Thomas Longman bought for £2,282.9s.6d...

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4 August 1724

The first Thomas Longman bought for £2,282.9s.6d a house in Paternoster Row (later numbered 39, already identified by the Sign of the Ship) and the bookselling and publishing business based there, whose owner, William Taylor

October 1908: Edith Morley won a battle in her ongoing...

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October 1908

Edith Morley won a battle in her ongoing struggle against gender discrimination when she became the first female professor at any British university or college.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

1926: Reading University received its charter;...

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Reading University received its charter; it had existed until a couple of years previously as Reading College.

4 September 1957: The Wolfenden Commission published its Report...

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4 September 1957

The Wolfenden Commission published its Report on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution which recommended the decriminalization of homosexual acts occurring in private between consenting adults over 21, but suggested stricter regulation of prostitution.

By 1965: Five English universities were offering B.Ed....

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By 1965

Five English universities were offering B.Ed. degrees: Keele , Leeds , Reading , Sheffield , and Sussex .


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