Kingston University London


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Employer Winsome Pinnock
In her late teens WP planned to become an actor. She abandoned a brief career on stage partly because she found herself being typecast in maternal roles. She sees her work as a writer as...
Employer Willa Muir
Willa Anderson (later WM ) became the vice-principal of London's Gipsy Hill Training College for teachers. She also lectured there, on English literature, education, and psychology.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Willa Muir
The training college (now part of Kingston University ) had been founded only the previous year, to train teachers who would apply innovative contemporary ideas to the education of young children.
“Gipsy Hill College of Education”. AIM25: Kingston University.
At this same date...
Occupation Willa Muir
Once married, WM was forced by the principal to resign from Gipsy Hill Training College , because her husband had expressed atheist views in We Moderns, 1918 (which he first published under the pseudonym...
Reception Iris Murdoch
Her manuscripts are at the University of Iowa , except for some which were sold with her books to the University of Kingston in Surrey in April 2004. Her wide-ranging book collections include a number...
Reception Iris Murdoch
IM destroyed many letters and diaries on moving from Cedar Lodge in Steeple Aston to 68 Hamilton Road in Oxford in March 1986. She not only destroyed war journals, but also used a razor blade...


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