St Hilda's College, Oxford University

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Cultural formation Barbara Pym
Her biographers and critics have devoted much comment to her personal and literary statements on women, marriage, and independence. Wyatt-Brown reads her return to her family home as a fairly conservative action for her place...
Education Wendy Cope
WC took her BA in history at St Hilda's College, Oxford .
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Education Ketaki Kushari Dyson
On a West Bengal Government Scholarship, KKD attended St Hilda's College, Oxford University , where she took a first-class Honours BA in English.
Dyson, Ketaki Kushari. “Forging a Bilingual Identity: A Writer’s Testimony”. Bilingual Women: Anthropological Approaches to Second Language Use, edited by Pauline Burton, Ketaki Kushari Dyson, and Shirley Ardener, Berg, 1994, pp. 170 - 85.
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Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Dyson, Ketaki Kushari. Emails about Ketaki Dyson to Rebecca Blasco.
Education Barbara Pym
BP read English at St Hilda's College, Oxford University . She graduated with a Second Class Honours BA.
Allen, Orphia Jane. Barbara Pym: Writing a Life. Scarecrow Press, 1994.
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Allen, Orphia Jane. Barbara Pym: Writing a Life. Scarecrow Press, 1994.
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Education Jo Shapcott
JS continued studying at several universities and in several countries for some years after this. At St Hilda's College, Oxford , she took another degree two years later, specialising in American literature. She attended Harvard University
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth von Arnim
Barbara Pym , who discovered EA at during her student days at Oxford , acknowledged the influence of her wit and delicate irony.
Maddison, Isobel. “A Second Flowering”. London Library Magazine, No. 15, pp. 14 -16.
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Von Arnim continues to attract readers, in German translation as well...
Leisure and Society Aphra Behn
St Hilda's College , Oxford, holds a portrait by Mary Beale , the most successful woman artist of her day, which has been thought to represent Behn. Scholar Maureen E. Mulvihill discussed (with illustrations)...
Material Conditions of Writing Barbara Pym
BP 's other juvenilia include poems and short stories published in the literary magazine at her boarding school, Liverpool College : The Sad Story of Alphonse, Henry Shakespeare, Adolphe, Satire (an imitation...
Occupation Barbara Pym
By the date of her retirement BP had suffered a decade of rejection of her writing. She now sought other activities, like joining the Finstock Local History Society . She was also a preliminary judge...
Reception P. D. James
She received an impressive number of honours from various universities. She had an Honorary DLitt from the Universities of Buckingham (1992), London (1993), Hertfordshire (1994), Glasgow (1995), Durham (1998), and Portsmouth (1999). She also had...
Reception Catherine Cookson
Also in 1982, CC received an honorary master's degree from Newcastle University . With typical doubleness, she said the degree had finally replaced the chip on her shoulder while simultaneously expressing disappointment at only receiving...
Textual Production Barbara Pym
BP began keeping a diary in 1931. Her papers are archived at the Bodleian Library , Oxford University . (BP took her degree at St Hilda's College .) This material includes unpublished poems, short...
Wealth and Poverty Catherine Cookson
That estimate covered what remained after giving large sums away, much of it to medical research. The Cookson mouse has been developed to bear the gene for haemorrhagic teleangiectasia: hopefully a step towards a cure...

Timeline

February 1854
A Governors' Report set out the intentions for Cheltenham Ladies' College , now opening as an exclusive boarding school at Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. For some years this school filled the function of a University...
October 1879
Somerville College , one of the two first residential women's colleges at Oxford University, opened its doors to students.
1893
St Hilda's College , later a women's college of Oxford University, was founded as St Hilda's Hall by Dorothea Beale ; she appointed Esther Burrows as its first principal.
1964
When Julia Ballam (an undergraduate at St Hilda's College, Oxford , who later became the scholar Julia Briggs) got pregnant, the college stripped her of her scholarship, but more remarkably for this date they did...