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Anthologization Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Emmeline Pethick (later EPL ) contributed an essay on Working Girls' Clubs to Will Reason 's University and Social Settlements, which appeared in Methuen 's Social Questions of To-Day series.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Brittain, Vera. Pethick-Lawrence: A Portrait. George Allen and Unwin.
Anthologization Deborah Levy
The Magdalena Project ( is an international cross-cultural network facilitating production, visibility, and critical discussion of theatre and performance by women. The play has an all-female cast, described on the playwrights website (which mistakenly...
Anthologization Pam Gems
The play was revived under the new title at London's Hampstead Theatre in December of the same year.
Lloyd Evans, Gareth, and Barbara Lloyd-Evans, editors. Plays in Review, 1956-1980: British Drama and the Critics. Methuen.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press.
It was published on its own in 1977, then reprinted in Methuen 's first...
Literary responses Pam Gems
Although the play seemed to be well received during the previews, it received a bad press on opening night.
Gems, Pam. “Putting on the Style”. Plays by Women: Volume Three, edited by Michelene Wandor and Michelene Wandor, Methuen, pp. 47-8.
In his review for Plays and Players, Charles Spencer described it as an intense...
Performance of text Louise Page
LP 's comedy Diplomatic Wives premiered at WatfordPalace Theatre ; its publication by Methuen was timed to coincide with this event.
Page, Louise. Diplomatic Wives. Methuen.
Publishing Louise Page
It was issued in print in 1986, collaboratively by the Women's Playhouse Trust and Methuen , inaugurating this innovative joint publishing venture. The edition has the Old Vic programme bound into its centre.
Page, Louise. Beauty and the Beast. Methuen in association with the Women’s Playhouse Trust.
between 22 and 23
Publishing Ménie Muriel Dowie
It was published simultaneously in New York by J. P. Linnicott and in London by Methuen and Co. A second London edition appeared just a few months later in May, and the novel was reprinted...
Publishing Ménie Muriel Dowie
It was published simultaneously in New York with C. Scribner's Sons and in London with Methuen and Co.
Dowie, Ménie Muriel. Gallia. Editor Small, Helen, J. M. Dent.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Publishing Margaret Roberts
MR 's final book, appeared (as by the author of Madmoiselle Mori): a study of Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times, which was commissioned from her by Methuen when she was over seventy.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Harris, Mary J. Y. Memoirs of Frances Mary Peard. W. H. Smith.
Publishing Michèle Roberts
She began this book out of an impulse to think about where I came from, both genetically and socio-historically.
Roberts, Michèle. Paper Houses. Virago.
Keeping to her unalterable schedule of several hours reading a day, she did painstaking research...
Publishing Sara Jeannette Duncan
On the Other Side of the Latch, an autobiography by SJD , was published by Methuen in London; the US edition was titled The Crow's Nest.
Fowler, Marian. Redney: A Life of Sara Jeannette Duncan. Anansi.
Publishing Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's novel The End of her Honeymoon appeared. Although it had by January 1915 made the publishers enough money to cover the author's advance, she decided that this would be her last work from Methuen .
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. Diaries and Letters of Marie Belloc Lowndes, 1911-1947. Editor Marques, Susan Lowndes, Chatto and Windus.
Publishing F. Mabel Robinson
Methuen re-issued it in a third edition, 1890, as the second title in its new Methuen's Novel series, which was to feature handsome and attractive presentations of novels by well-known Authors. Meanwhile it had...
Publishing Edna Lyall
EL issued Derrick Vaughan, Novelist, a novel with perhaps some admixture of autobiography. It was serialised in Murray's Magazine before appearing as a volume from the new firm of Methuen , costing 2s.6d.
Escreet, J. M. The Life of Edna Lyall. Longmans, Green and Co.
Publishing Zoë Fairbairns
This book, published by Methuen , came out in paperback in the year following the hardback edition. Again ZF felt she had supportive editing.
Fairbairns, Zoë et al., editors. More Tales I Tell My Mother. Journeyman.
Adaptation for television was suggested to her, and she...


June 1889: Algernon Methuen Marshall Stedman founded...

Writing climate item

June 1889

Algernon Methuen Marshall Stedman founded Methuen and Company at 19 Bury Street, London.

1980: The Women's Playhouse Trust was founded to...

Women writers item


The Women's Playhouse Trust was founded to improve opportunities in the theatre for women writers, directors, designers, administrators, technicians and actresses,
Page, Louise. Beauty and the Beast. Methuen in association with the Women’s Playhouse Trust.
between 22 and 23
building on feminist fringe activity but within the mainstream.


Allatini, Rose. Oracle. Methuen, 1937.
Baker, Elizabeth. “Chains”. New Woman Plays, edited by Linda Fitzsimmons and Viv Gardner, Methuen, 1991, pp. 79-131.
Baldwin, Louisa. Afterglow. Methuen, 1911.
Behn, Aphra. Five Plays. Editor Duffy, Maureen, Methuen, 1990.
Behn, Aphra, and Maureen Duffy. Oroonoko and Other Stories. Methuen, 1986.
Bellerby, Frances. Come to an End. Methuen, 1939.
Bensusan, Inez. “The Apple”. How the Vote Was Won: and Other Suffragette Plays, edited by Dale Spender and Carole Hayman, Methuen, 1985, pp. 139-54.
Bowen, Marjorie. William Hogarth. Methuen, 1936.
Brockway, Wallace, and Herbert Weinstock. The World of Opera. Methuen, 1963.
Caffyn, Kathleen. Anne Mauleverer. Methuen, 1899.
Cambridge, Ada. Thirty Years in Australia. Methuen, 1903.
Castle, Terry. Masquerade and Civilisation. Methuen, 1986.
Churchill, Caryl. Plays: One. Methuen, 1985.
Churchill, Caryl. Serious Money. Methuen, 1990.
Churchill, Caryl. Softcops. Methuen, 1984.
Churchill, Caryl. Top Girls. Methuen, 1984.
Cobban, Alan B. The Medieval Universities: Their Development and and Organization. Methuen, 1975.
Conrad, Joseph. Chance. Methuen, 1914.
Conrad, Joseph. The Secret Agent. Methuen, 1907.
Conrad, Joseph. Under Western Eyes. Methuen, 1911.
Corelli, Marie. "Temporal Power". Methuen, 1902.
Corelli, Marie. Barabbas. Methuen, 1893.
Corelli, Marie. Love—and the Philosopher. Methuen, 1923.
Corelli, Marie. The Master-Christian. Methuen, 1900.
Corelli, Marie. The Sorrows of Satan. Methuen, 1895.