Cambridge University Press


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Employer Elaine Feinstein
EF worked as an editor for Cambridge University Press , a job which, she said, taught her a great deal.
Feinstein, Elaine. It Goes with the Territory. Alma, 2013.
Literary responses Anne Finch
The poet Dilys Laing wryly asserted solidarity when in 1949 she addressed Finch in Sonnet to a Sister in Error, noting that women who slight the management of a servile house will themselves be...
Occupation Elaine Feinstein
EF began a three-year lectureship in English at Bishop's Stortford Training College , which she calls a paradise after Cambridge University Press .
Feinstein, Elaine. It Goes with the Territory. Alma, 2013.
Publishing Mary Anne Barker
The book was compiled from letters which had previously appeared, vilely printed and not proof-read by the author or apparently by anyone else, in Evening Hours.
Gilderdale, Betty. The Seven Lives of Lady Barker. Canterbury University Press, 2009.
MAB read proof of the book as...
Publishing Kate Marsden
KM 's travel writing remains accessible. On Sledge and Horseback has been reprinted frequently (for instance by Cambridge University Press in the Cambridge Library Collection in June 2012), and included in such anthologies as The...
Publishing Catherine Carswell
A somewhat revised edition of the book (in which CC felt she made her case against Murry stronger) was published later the same year in New York by Harcourt Brace and in London by Martin Secker
Publishing Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP dedicated the work to Anna Jameson .
Parkes, Bessie Rayner. Essays on Woman’s Work. Alexander Strahan, 1865.
Some of the essays were reprinted from earlier articles in the English Woman's Journal. This text too was reissued by Cambridge University Press in 2010...
Publishing Maria Edgeworth
This work was published by Joseph Johnson , who paid her forty pounds for it.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
He or his heirs remained ME 's regular publishers.
Butler, Marilyn. Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography. Clarendon, 1972.
This book arose from her need to confute the...
Publishing Agnes Strickland
They failed to reach agreement with Colburn , and this collection was published by William Blackwood in Edinburgh.
Pope-Hennessy, Una. Agnes Strickland: Biographer of the Queens of England. Chatto and Windus, 1940.
It was re-issued by Cambridge University Press in 2011,online and in print-on-demand format. This work...
Publishing Anne Grant
Early in her conception of this project, Grant invoked the Spirit or the Muse of Biography: on what calm elevation dost thou reside, surrounded by the powers of just discrimination, candid discussion, and true delineation...
Publishing Emilie Barrington
Its illustrations include reproductions of some of the frescoes from Little Holland House.
Blunt, Wilfrid Jasper Walter. ’England’s Michelangelo’. H. Hamilton, 1975.
It was reissued by Cambridge University Press in 2010, online and in print-on-demand format.
Barrington, Emilie. G.F. Watts. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Publishing Harriet Martineau
It had illustrations engraved by W. J. Linton from drawings by T. L. Aspland. It reached a third edition in two years, and was reprinted at Giggleswick in Yorkshire in 1995. This work was also...
Publishing Mary Ann Parker
Her subscribers included many naval and some military personnel, a sprinkling of the nobility, Sir Joseph Banks and (separately) his wife , Frances Boscawen (bluestocking and admiral's widow), Hannah More , and printer-antiquary John Bowyer Nichols
Publishing Sarah Stickney Ellis
It was reissued by Cambridge University Press in 2010, online and in print-on-demand format.
Ellis, Sarah Stickney. The Women of England. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Publishing Elizabeth Strickland
When the work reached its third volume ES secured a rise in the sum due from Colburn on receipt of each volume to £150.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Agnes Strickland
Colburn later paid the sisters £2,000 for the...


Henry VIII granted a charter to Cambridge University giving the right to set up a printing press: Cambridge University Press , the world's earliest surviving publishing house, printed its first book exactly fifty years later.
Probably 10 July 1748
Dorothea, Lady Bradshaigh , wrote her first letter to Samuel Richardson , signing herself Belfour.
By 27 September 1905
Scientist Grace Chisholm Young published the first of two scientific books co-authored with her husband, William Henry Young : The First Book of Geometry.
Cambridge University Press published the first of fourteen volumes of the Cambridge History of English Literature by A. W. Ward and A. R. Waller .
Cambridge University Press published its eleventh edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
The first issue of The Fleuron, a magazine devoted to the history and practice of typography, was published.
Nikolaus Pevsner published the first three titles in his Buildings of England series, an immensely knowledgeable gazetteer, county by county, of historic and other noteworthy structures.
Maggie Ross wrote and Alan Maley edited Death by Drowning, published by Cambridge University Press as a reader for the Cambridge English Language Learning programme.
4 July 1996
A Defamation Act of this date, repealing and amending earlier British acts, has been later attacked as inviting censorship by private interests: a sedition law for millionaires,
Monbiot, George. “The main threat to free speech is legal”. Guardian Weekly, p. 24.
because of the huge figures exacted in...