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Family and Intimate relationships Edna O'Brien
Ernest was by this time a relatively successful writer, but a controlling and disappointed man who was jealous of her talent.
Enright, Anne. “An annoyance to Irish literary males”. Guardian Weekly, pp. 38 - 9.
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He is best known for The Plymouth Adventure, The Voyage of the Mayflower...
Intertextuality and Influence Margery Allingham
The idea for this character shift came from her US publishers, Doubleday Doran . But the book was more fundamentally and crucially influenced by the collaboration of MA 's husband Pip Carter . She always...
Literary responses Patricia Highsmith
Her Doubleday editor wrote: although it was so very complex, it all fell together beautifully. . . . She was what I call a real caviar writer.
Wilson, Andrew Norman. Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith. Bloomsbury, 2003.
281
Publishing Daphne Du Maurier
DDM felt that Gollancz and Doubleday were not doing as much publicity for her as they once had, though she knew that by refusing to do television publicity she was not helping with sales and...
Publishing Tillie Olsen
She returned to the novel in the 1960s (heartened by the publication of her short-story volume) with a different slate of potential publishers. She wriggled out of her commitment to Viking (to their indignation) and...
Publishing Virginia Woolf
The following year, for the first time in her career, she was earning more by her novels than by her essays and reviews. Her earned income grew markedly during this period, and she took much...
Publishing Tillie Olsen
The stories were I Stand Here Ironing, Hey Sailor, What Ship?, O Yes, and the title story. Lippincott , who first published the volume, lost money on it. It was published in...
Publishing Margery Allingham
MA 's last completed novel, The Mind Readers, appeared in the USA (from Morrow 's instead of, as previously, Doubleday 's); English publication followed in late October.
Martin, Richard. Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham. UMI Research Press, 1988.
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Publishing Germaine Greer
As she later told the story, her agent suggested a book (in connection with the fiftieth anniversary of the Representation of the People Act of 6 February 1918, when women got the vote) on why...
Publishing Patricia Highsmith
Doubleday published PH 's novel The Glass Cell, but only after compelling her to do a great deal of painful cutting which left some pages of the former version only three lines long.
Wilson, Andrew Norman. Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith. Bloomsbury, 2003.
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Highsmith, Patricia. Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction. St Martin’s Press, 1990.
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Publishing Jean Plaidy
This year too, Doubleday , publisher of JP 's Victoria Holt books, began issuing them in large print, largely for older readers. This decision greatly boosted sales.
Rawlinson, Nora. “Prepub Review of The Captive by Victoria Holt”. Library Journal, No. 9, p. 60.
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Publishing Margery Allingham
She based it on a family story of her forebears: an early-nineteenth-century John Allingham who had a second family by Charlotte Duncan, in addition to his legitimate family.
Martin, Richard. Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham. UMI Research Press, 1988.
133
The English publisher was Michael Joseph
Publishing Patricia Highsmith
PH 's crime novel without a murder appeared first as The Story-Teller in New York (for Doubleday 's Crime Club) and later in the UK for Heinemann as A Suspension of Mercy.
Wilson, Andrew Norman. Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith. Bloomsbury, 2003.
256-7
OCLC WorldCat.
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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Publishing Laura Riding
With Robert Graves , LR published in LondonA Survey of Modernist Poetry, written at Vienna the previous winter. It was issued through the commercial publishers: Heinemann and, next year in New York, Doubleday .
Friedmann, Elizabeth. A Mannered Grace. Persea Books, 2005.
97 and n32
OCLC WorldCat.
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Vita Sackville-West
VSW 's Challenge, a novel based on her love-affair with Violet Trefusis , appeared in New York from George H. Doran ; it remained unpublished in Britain until 1974.
Nicolson, Nigel, and Vita Sackville-West. “Foreword”. Challenge, Collins, 1974, pp. 7 - 11.
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Timeline

1973
Rita Mae Brown published the lesbiannovelRubyfruit Jungle with feminist small press Daughters, Inc .