King's College, Cambridge University


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Education Rupert Brooke
He was educated at Rugby School , where his father was by this time a housemaster, so that the worlds of home and school were perhaps uncomfortably intertwined. He then went on to King's College, Cambridge
Education Zadie Smith
She did, however, secure a place at what she calls this posh university.
Tew, Philip. Zadie Smith. Palgrave Macmillan.
ZS entered King's College, Cambridge , to read for her BA in English and graduated in 1997 at the age of twenty-one.
Tew, Philip. Zadie Smith. Palgrave Macmillan.
Education Roger Fry
RF graduated with a first-class degree from King's College, Cambridge , where he read Natural Science and was a member of the Apostles , a secret society.
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File.
Education Candia McWilliam
After finishing at St George's, she sought to go to boarding school as a means of escape, and following a rupture and detachment from my father's house she entered Sherborne School for Girls , an...
Family and Intimate relationships Zadie Smith
ZS married Nick Laird in the chapel at King's College , Cambridge.
Tew, Philip. Zadie Smith. Palgrave Macmillan.
Family and Intimate relationships E. B. C. Jones
EBCJ married Cambridge scholar F. L. Lucas (always known as Peter), a Fellow of King's College who was making a name for himself as a literary critic. The wedding took place at the registry...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Ann Kelty
MAK 's brother Sterling Kelty was a fellow of King's College , and she had many university friends.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Kelty, Mary Ann. Reminiscences of Thought and Feeling. W. Pickering.
Family and Intimate relationships Q. D. Leavis
Though both husband and wife were to influential, F. R. Leavis became one of the leading literary critics of the twentieth century. A dynamic speaker and teacher, he was known for his uncompromising, exclusive, often...
Friends, Associates E. M. Forster
EMF went up to study at King's College , Cambridge . While there, he became a member of the Apostles, and met several future member of the Bloomsbury Group, including J. M. Keynes , Thoby Stephen
Literary responses Q. D. Leavis
However, an early and strongly condemnatory review appeared from F. L. Lucas of King's College . Lucas argued that QDL 's élitist, ineffective scholarship idealized both pre-industrial literacy and contemporary highbrow culture. To inform one's...
Literary responses Q. D. Leavis
Much later estimates continued to assimilate Q. D.'s work to that of F. R., and to repeat the original Lucas estimate. Near the end of QDL 's life, Francis Mulhern in The Moment of "Scrutiny"...
Literary responses Naomi Royde-Smith
The papers of Rupert Brooke at King's College, Cambridge , include a manuscript review of the first poetry anthology.
under Brooke, Rupert Chawner
Material Conditions of Writing Zadie Smith
Rumour has it that Hamish Hamilton accepted the manuscript for publication and paid its advance of £250,000 on the strength of eighty pages which ZS submitted to them in the year of her graduation from...
Textual Features Ivy Compton-Burnett
Pastors and Masters takes place in a university town resembling pre-first-World-War Cambridge , which ICB had visited when her brother Noel was there. Like King's College at that date, her fictional academic community is pervaded...
Textual Production Elizabeth Boyd
Complimentary verses were included from writers at King's College Cambridge and at Gray's Inn . In a note EB equivocated as to whether or not her story was true. She disclaimed literary ambition and urged...


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