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Anthologization Claire Keegan
CK has had stories included in collections such as Birthday Stories, edited by Haruki Murakami , 2004; Scéalta: Short Stories by Irish Women, edited by Rebecca O'Connor , 2006; Loved Ones, 2006...
Cultural formation Elizabeth Burnet
EB was born into an English gentry family. John Fell , Bishop of Oxford (remembered as a scholar and an energetic reformer and upholder of standards at Oxford University and the University Press ), was...
Dedications Medbh McGuckian
MMG published her second poetry collection, Venus and the Rain, dedicated to her mother and in memory of her mother-in-law, with Oxford University Press .
British Library Catalogue.
Dedications Medbh McGuckian
MMG published On Ballycastle Beach, her third poetry collection, dedicated to her aunts and uncles, with Oxford University Press in association with Wake Forest University Press in the United States.
Contemporary Authors. Gale Research, 1962.
McGuckian, Medbh. On Ballycastle Beach. Gallery Press, 1995.
Employer May Cannan
Instead, MC and her sisters went to work as volunteers at Oxford University Press , working for their father in the place of men who had enlisted in the army. The production of OUP's general...
Employer Anne Ridler
Anne Bradby (later AR ) put in several years of voluntary work at the Time and Talents Settlement at Bermondsey, doing little plays and dances and hymns with children from poor homes. She was...
Employer Jennifer Dawson
JD worked in publishing for the Clarendon Press (an imprint of Oxford University Press ).
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.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
She was also a teacher (at a convent at Laval in France before she went into publishing),
Guttridge, Peter. “Obituary: Jennifer Dawson”. The Independent.
a social worker...
Employer Joanna Cannan
JC had early envisaged herself having a career as an artist, but her plans were disrupted by the First World War. In 1914 she joined the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) to work as a nurse...
Employer May Cannan
MC went back to work at Oxford University Press , at the invitation of R. W. Chapman , helping on the weekly Oxford Magazine.
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. “Editorial Materials”. The Tears of War, edited by Charlotte Fyfe, Cavalier Books, 2000, p. Various pages.
Employer Deborah Moggach
DM 's first job after her BA was as a librarian at Oxford University Press , 1970-72. While in Pakistan she worked as a teacher and also did freelance writing during 1972-74.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Family and Intimate relationships May Cannan
One of MC 's three best friends was almost certainly Bevil Quiller-Couch , son of her father's ex-pupil and close friend Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch . The father, called Q, was a leader in the...
Family and Intimate relationships Kamila Shamsie
As a result of her work as a reviewer, Muneeza was approached by Oxford University Press to put together A Dragonfly in the Sun, an anthology of Pakistani literature written in English, commissioned for...
Family and Intimate relationships Kamila Shamsie
KS has one sister, Saman Shamsie , who is two years her senior.
Shamsie, Kamila. “Writers’ Holiday Photos: Postcards from My Past”. The Guardian.
She has named Saman as the person to whom she is closest.
Thorpe, Vanessa. “Kamila Shamsie: ‘Being a UK citizen makes me feel more able to take part in the conversation’”. The Guardian.
Saman graduated from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania in 1992, and...
Family and Intimate relationships Kamila Shamsie
KS 's maternal grandmother was memoirist Jahanara Habibullah . A relative of great poets and patrons of art and literature, Habibullah was educated in Persian, Arabic, and English in addition to her native Urdu.
Shamsie, Muneeza. “Discovering the Matrix”. Critical Muslim 4, edited by Robin Yassin-Kassab, Ziauddin Sardar, and Ziauddin Sardar, C. Hurst & Co, 2012, pp. 165 -76.
Family and Intimate relationships Anne Ridler
Anne Bradby married Vivian Ridler , although their wedding plans were much overshadowed by the international situation,
Ridler, Anne. Memoirs. The Perpetua Press, 2004, p. 240 pp.
and the bridegroom had been given notice at Oxford University Press on account of his engagement.
Ridler, Anne. Memoirs. The Perpetua Press, 2004, p. 240 pp.
Backscheider, Paula R., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 27. Gale Research, 1980.
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Richard Allestree (probably) published with Oxford University PressThe Ladies Calling, a religiousconduct book which became well-known and influential.
Oxford scholar Thomas Hearne published through the university press the first of the nine volumes of The Itinerary of John Leland , Antiquary.
John Wycliffe 's complete Bible was printed for the first time by Oxford University Press .
1 March 1879
James Murray was appointed editor of the new Oxford English Dictionary; soon afterwards he sent out 2,000 copies of a four-page invitation to volunteer readers who would collect words.
1 February 1884
The first section (A-Ant) of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, also known as the Oxford English Dictionary, was published.
Oxford University Press printed the Yattendon Hymnal, edited by Robert Bridges and H. Ellis Wooldridge .
Notes on a Century of Typography at the University Press, Oxford , 1693-1794 was first published.
Oxford University Press published The Oxford Book of English Verse, selected and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch .
Oxford University Press sold its last copy of Wilkins ' Coptic New Testament, printed in 1716 and believed to have been on sale continuously at its original price.
Peig Sayers published in Ireland her Machtnamh seana-mhná (whose title is here transliterated from Irish script, as it is in the British Library catalogue).
Oxford University Press published the first edition of Theodore Besterman 's A World Bibliography of Bibliographies.
Following the Net Book Agreement, Random House became the first publisher in Britain to install an automated packing line in warehousing at Tiptree in Essex. Though it was not a success, this did not...
27 October 2005
Margaret Walters published Feminism: A Very Short Introduction in a popular series from Oxford University Press .