Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

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Education Mary Butts
MB was enrolled as a General Student at Westfield College, London University .
Blondel, Nathalie, and Mary Butts. “Introduction”. The Journals of Mary Butts, edited by Nathalie Blondel and Nathalie Blondel, Yale University Press, 2002, pp. 1 - 41.
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Blondel, Nathalie. Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life. McPherson & Company, 1998.
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“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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Education Eva Figes
Eva Unger (later EF ) attended Queen Mary College, University of London ; she received a BA (honours) degree in English.
Kester-Shelton, Pamela, editor. Feminist Writers. St James Press, 1996.
Education Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Ruth Prawer enrolled to read for a BA in English at Queen Mary College , University of London , from which she went straight on to a graduate degree.
Crane, Ralph J. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Twayne, 1992.
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Education Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Ruth Prawer received her MA (a degree which was then London's equivalent to the PhD) from London University as a member of Queen Mary College .
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 Sarah Waters
Having always been an avid reader but consuming nothing memorable,
McCrum, Robert. “What lies beneath”. Guardian.com.uk.
SW discovered demanding imaginative fiction when facing her A-levels (which included English literature) at Milford Haven Grammar School
McCrum, Robert. “What lies beneath”. Guardian.com.uk.
Brace, Marianne. “Bodice-grippers with staying power”. The Independent.
She then found, having been formerly...
Family and Intimate relationships Nina Bawden
Nina's father, Charles Mabey (actually christened Mario Angelo Bennati), born a month after his parents were married, became a marine engineer with the P and O Company . He had left school at eleven and...
Friends, Associates Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP knew personally and corresponded with many of the Victorian intelligentsia. In addition to her Langham Place associates already mentioned, her literary friends and acquaintances included Matilda Hays , Harriet Martineau , Anthony Trollope ,...
Material Conditions of Writing Mary Butts
MB began while a student at Westfield College between 1909 and 1912 to write poems about the stigma of same-sex relationships and more generally about sexuality in contemporary society.
Blondel, Nathalie, and Mary Butts. “Introduction”. The Journals of Mary Butts, edited by Nathalie Blondel and Nathalie Blondel, Yale University Press, 2002, pp. 1 - 41.
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Blondel, Nathalie. Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life. McPherson & Company, 1998.
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Occupation Sir Walter Besant
On 28 September 1883 SWB chaired a meeting from which came the founding of the Society of Authors . From 1868 he served as secretary of the Palestine Exploration Fund . He also helped establish...
Occupation Constance Garnett
Following the successful completion of her studies, Constance Black (later CG ) was appointed as a lecturer in classical studies at Newnham College . However, it was only a single-term appointment and she soon began...
Publishing Sarah Waters
Her London University PhD dissertation, Wolfskins and Togas: lesbian and gay historical fictions, 1870 to the present, is now digitally available through the British Library .
British Library Catalogue.
Reception Eva Figes
EF was made an Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary and Westfield College , London University.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Reception Marina Warner
Subsequently, Warner has been a Visiting Fellow at the British Film Institute (1992), Trinity College, Cambridge (1998), the Humanities Research Centre, Warwick University (1999), Stanford University (2000), and All Souls College , Oxford (2001). She...
Textual Production Jane Austen
Volume the Third was bought by the British Library . The incomplete manuscript of The Watsons was bought at this sale by a private buyer who placed it on deposit at Queen Mary and Westfield College

Timeline

1882
Westfield College for women was founded in North London.
1882
Westfield College for women was founded in North London.
1887
The institution which became Queen Mary College was founded in London as the People's Palace .
1887
The institution which became Queen Mary College was founded in London as the People's Palace .
1902
Westfield College , a residential college of higher education for women, was admitted to the status of a School of London University .
February 1987
The St Hilda Community , activists for Anglican women's ordination, held its first Eucharist service in the student chapel of Queen Mary College , London, celebrated by an ordained American, Suzanne Fageol .