Macmillan Canada

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Literary responses Ethel Wilson
One typical critical response to Hetty Dorval can be found in the New York Times Book Review. There Seymour Krim wrote: It has in it just enough solid merit to make its ultimate failure...
Literary responses Ethel Wilson
Negative reviews seemed to repeat Macmillan 's original worry that the collection was half-cooked. Aunt Topaz was characterized by the Canadian Forum as a terrible bore, whom the reviewer found almost as tiresome to...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
Anne Blochin of Macmillan replied to EW 's submission after one month. She wrote that in some of the stories EW had a novel half-cooked, and added: If you cannot make something out of...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
EW was co-operative with her editors at Macmillan concerning structural and narrative revisions, but was extremely stubborn on issues of style such as word choice, punctuation and spelling. She wanted to avoid as much as...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
EW was characteristically apprehensive about publicity. She strictly controlled the content of the publicity articles which appeared before the novel's publication. They included simply her account of the novel occurring to her in a dream...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
In July 1947, John Gray approached EW with the news that a Hollywood agent was interested in the rights for a film production of Hetty Dorval. According to her contract, the rights required EW
Publishing Ethel Wilson
The book was produced in England but copies shipped to Canada bore a Canadian imprint.
Stouck, David. Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography. University of Toronto Press, 2003.
110
Publication was delayed for some time. Upon first receiving the manuscript in early 1945, EW 's editors at Macmillan
Publishing Ethel Wilson
EW sent Gray a polished version of Tuesday and Wednesday, The Journey of a White Lady Friend, Mr Sleepwalker, and The Cut Off in July 1950. Readers at Macmillan found promise in...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
The US edition of Swamp Angel was published by Harper's at the same time as the Canadian edition. During negotiations over it, Harper's readers felt that the story was too slight and that too many...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
The early manuscript of Miss Cuppy departs from EW 's work significantly, as it is written in the first person. Ellen Cuppy explicitly announces her intention to write a book. After considering the problem of...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
Macmillan issued EW 's final full-length fiction, the romance Love and Salt Water.
Stouck, David. Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography. University of Toronto Press, 2003.
224
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
EW 's final volume, Mrs. Golightly and other stories, appeared from Macmillan . Its critical success, and the way that later Canadian anthologies drew on it, established Wilson as a master of short fiction.
Stouck, David. Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography. University of Toronto Press, 2003.
251-2
OCLC WorldCat.
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
On 18 November 1944, EW began corresponding with editors at the Canadian publishing company Macmillan . She sent Macmillan a bundle of stories, including the three published in the New Statesman, proposing that the...
Textual Production Mavis Gallant
The Macmillan of Canada publication of MG 's short-story collection From the Fifteenth District: A Novella and Eight Short Storiesfirmly established her growing reputation in Canada.
Besner, Neil K. The Light of Imagination: Mavis Gallant’s Fiction. University of British Columbia Press, 1988.
ix
New York Times. New York Times Company.
2 October 1979
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
EW 's The Innocent Traveller was published by Macmillan in London and Toronto, a volume of stories which recreate a Victorian social order.
Stouck, David. Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography. University of Toronto Press, 2003.
110-11

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