Duckworth

Connections

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Dedications Virginia Woolf
VW 's first novel, The Voyage Out, dedicated To L. W., was published by Duckworth and Company .
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
328, 335
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Gerald Duckworth (1870-1937) established the firm that became Duckworth & Co. , publishers. He published VW 's first two novels, The Voyage Out, 1915, and Night and Day, 1919.
Intertextuality and Influence Beryl Bainbridge
The married couple Colin Haycraft and Alice Thomas Ellis (herself a writer) both worked at Gerald Duckworth publishers, and met BB while she was working there as a clerk. They taught her to write properly...
Literary responses Dorothy Richardson
Reviewers, one of whom was American poet Marianne Moore , considered the book very handsome. Its publisher, Jackson , took an increased interest in Richardson as a novelist even before this text came out, and...
Material Conditions of Writing Dorothy Richardson
During the summer of 1919, DR made various appeals to Curtis Brown and Alfred Knopf for money to live on, as she earned virtually nothing from the American editions of her previous books. She was...
Occupation Beryl Bainbridge
BB began working as a part-time clerk for the publishing firm Gerald Duckworth , where Colin Haycraft and his wife Anna (the writer Alice Thomas Ellis ) provided invaluable advice for her writing career.
Anna...
Occupation Beryl Bainbridge
The four shillings and sixpence an hour she earned in this job went to supplement her payment from Duckworth of a little over seven pounds a week.
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Beryl Bainbridge”. Mslexia, pp. 14 -16.
14
Occupation Beryl Bainbridge
With her publishers, Duckworth , in financial difficulties in 1989, exacerbated by embarking on misconceived and expensive publicity schemes, BB often acted as go-between for Colin Haycraft and his potential, competing backers Roger Shashoua and...
Publishing Charlotte Mew
CM 's Collected Poems were posthumously published by Duckworth , with a memoir by Alida Monro .
British Book News. British Council.
(1954): 121
Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
While marginally less productive, BB continued during the 1980s to publish novels in a similar vein to her earlier ones. All through this decade she continued to find it difficult to manage her literary income...
Publishing Elinor Glyn
She began this novel knowing nothing about writing as a profession. She wrote the entire manuscript in a set of children's copy-books.
Glyn, Elinor. Romantic Adventure. E. P. Dutton, 1937.
93
She finished it quickly, and her husband showed it to Samuel Jeyes
Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
This was the first book she had published since the death of Colin Haycraft and after a determined attempt had been made to lure her away from Duckworth to Viking. The final offer made...
Publishing Elinor Glyn
EG began this novel, whose working title was The Chronicle of Ambrosine, while she was in Egypt. She finished it at Carlsbad on 20 August 1902, after a long interruption caused by travel...
Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
BB was by now a highly marketable commodity as novelists go. Her recent three-book publishing agreement brought her £78,000 up front—almost certainly less than she could have got by bargaining, and even called by...
Publishing Elinor Glyn
Duckworth issued a reprint on 31 October 1974, with an introduction by photographer Cecil Beaton (which had also appeared in the Times just before the reprint was published). Beaton had first met with EG 's...

Timeline

1912
Janet Dodge published her novelTony Unregenerate through Duckworth .