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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 Marie Corelli
This book appeared anonymously, but it quickly came to be known that MC had co-authored it, along with Eric Mackay (her half-brother) and Henry Labouchere .
As the extent of Mackay and Labouchere's contribution is...
Publishing Beatrice Harraden
BH chose another new publisher, Nelson , for her novel Out of the Wreck I Rise, before returning with her next to Methuen .
Campbell, Gerald FitzGerald. “Out of the Wreck I Rise”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 544, p. 247.
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Sarah Macnaughtan
Subsequent editions were published by Methuen and Co. (the original publisher), D. Appleton (in New York), and T. Nelson . They continued appearing until 1930.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Publishing Michelene Wandor
The volume was rejected by several major play publishers, including Methuen , before the socialist Journeyman Press agreed to take it.
Wandor, Michelene. “Women playwrights and the challenge of feminism in the 1970s”. Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights, edited by Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt, Cambridge University Press, pp. 53-68.
The collection includes MW 's own Care and Control, as well as...
Publishing B. M. Croker
Having already clocked up four different London publishers, BMC issued Angel: A Sketch in Indian Ink through another one, Methuen . She went on to use several more publishing firms after this.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
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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 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.


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.