Faber and Faber

Connections

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Anthologization Anne Enright
AE first reached print, with four short stories entitled Smile, Felix, Thirst, and Seascape, included in Faber 's First Fictions number 10.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
Bracken, Claire, and Susan Cahill, editors. “Introduction”. Anne Enright, Irish Academic Press, 2011, pp. 1 - 12.
2, n4
Anthologization Elaine Feinstein
EF was elated when she was invited by Faber and Faber to contribute to Poetry: introduction 1, 1969 (at the instigation, she said, of Ted Hughes ). Her elation was short-lived since this news...
Anthologization Winsome Pinnock
Can You Keep a Secret? appeared in a volume edited by Nick Drake , Joanne Reardon , and Suzy Graham-Adriani : New Connections 99: New Plays for Young People, published by Faber and Faber in 1999.
Anthologization Seamus Heaney
SH issued from Faber his translation of the Old English epic poem Beowulf (commissioned for the NortonAnthology of English Literature), which he dedicated to the memory of Ted Hughes .
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
5035 (1 October 1999): 9
Beowulf. Heaney, SeamusTranslator , Faber, 1999.
prelims
Anthologization Bryony Lavery
BL 's More Light, a play for children of secondary-school age commissioned by the Education Department of the Royal National Theatre , was published by Faber and Faber in New Connections: New Plays for Young People.
OCLC WorldCat.
Dedications Ann Jellicoe
AJ wrote the play at the request of Bill Gaskill , the Court's new manager. She was dissatisfied with her own direction of this production, and preferred the student production she directed at RADA ...
Employer Anne Ridler
AR worked at Faber & Faber as secretary and copy-editor, first for Richard de la Mare and from late 1936 for T. S. Eliot . Her duties included helping Eliot select poetry for The Criterion...
Employer T. S. Eliot
TSE took leave of absence from his job with Faber and Faber to accept an invitation from Harvard University to hold the Charles Eliot Norton professorship at Harvard for the academic year 1932-33.
Ackroyd, Peter. T.S. Eliot. Hamish Hamilton, 1984.
192-3
Employer Anne Ridler
This work, however, was not paid. AR decided that the only way to get into publishing professionally would be to become a secretary. In this capacity she started work for Faber and Faber at the...
Employer T. S. Eliot
TSE was appointed by Geoffrey Faber as literary editor and member of the board of directors at the new publishing house Faber and Gwyer (later Faber and Faber) , a position he held until his death.
Ackroyd, Peter. T.S. Eliot. Hamish Hamilton, 1984.
152
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
45
Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
Lowell, her third husband, was called by his friends Cal, short for Caligula). In spring 1970, at a time when his bipolar disorder was making him crazy, he stayed the night at CB 's London...
Intertextuality and Influence Phyllis Bottome
PB published with Faber and Faber a biography of her mentor Alfred Adler , entitled Alfred Adler, Apostle of Freedom.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
197
OCLC WorldCat.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1970 (4 November 1939): 638
Literary responses Edna O'Brien
Lee Brackstone, who bought the manuscript of this book for Faber and Faber , alerted its potential readership, pre-publication, to expect the masterpiece of O'Brien's career, a book which reminds us why she is...
Literary responses Anne Ridler
When Anne Bradby (later AR ) plucked up courage to show some early poems to T. S. Eliot (though not requesting publication by Faber and Faber ), she was encouraged by his advice: I should...
Literary responses Cecily Mackworth
T. S. Eliot , an early and appreciative reader of this book, invited the author to meet him over tea at his Faber and Faber office in Russell Square. Mackworth, however, felt intimidated by...

Timeline

1924
Geoffrey Cust Faber entered into partnership with Maurice and Alsina Gwyer , owners of the Scientific Press at 28 Southampton Street, near the Strand, to establish the firm Faber and Gwyer Limited .
1928
The first prose work by poet Siegfried Sassoon , his early autobiographyMemoirs of a Foxhunting Man, became the first best-seller published by Faber and Faber (which adopted this name the following year).
1929
The publishing firm of Faber and Gwyer became Faber and Faber, when the Gwyer family pulled out.
17 September 1954
William Golding 's first novel, The Lord of the Flies, reached print from Faber and Faber after being rejected by twenty-one other publishers.