Constable

Connections

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Employer Rose Macaulay
After the war, RM went to work as a reader of fiction for the Constable publishing house, who shortly afterwards published her books What Not and Three Days.
Emery, Jane. Rose Macaulay: A Writer’s Life. John Murray, 1991.
178
Lefanu, Sarah. Rose Macaulay. Virago, 2003.
139
Employer Helen Waddell
In Michaelmas Term 1926 HW had a second public academic success with an immensely popular course of lectures, contributed to the Oxford University programme by Lady Margaret Hall (LMH) , under the title The Wandering...
Employer Helen Waddell
Meanwhile, because members of Constable 's were serving in the armed forces, HW went back to work in publishing. She became assistant editor of the Conservative monthly the Nineteenth Century and After (published by Constable)...
Family and Intimate relationships Helen Waddell
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography describes several of HW 's relationships with older men (like Gregory Smith , George Saintsbury , and Otto Kyllmann , chairman of Constable ) as platonic love affairs.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Kyllmann
Friends, Associates Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
During these last years many friends, both from Edinburgh and from earlier times in HCJ 's life, remained faithful visitors or letter-writers: these included members of the Constable publishing family, John Ruffini , and Vernon Lee .
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
cxlvii
Literary responses F. Tennyson Jesse
The New Yorker described the letters as having vigour, clarity, humour and elegance, and found FTJ and her husband a tough pair of gentle writers.
Colenbrander, Joanna. A Portrait of Fryn. A. Deutsch, 1984.
213
In London, Pamela Hansford Johnson called the...
Other Life Event Helen Waddell
During the second world war Constable 's publishing office, where HW still worked, was bombed but quickly repaired.
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable, 1973.
152, 154
Her own house twice suffered damage from bombing: in 1944 and 1945. On the first...
Publishing Anna Seward
AS had been in some kind of publishing negotiation with Constable of Edinburgh for several years. Archibald Constable visited her in April 1807. After this he consulted John Murray in London, who advised him against...
Publishing Helen Waddell
The book was related to her highly successful lecture series of the same title given at Oxford the previous year, under the auspices of Lady Margaret Hall , and based on research in the Bibliothèque Nationale
Publishing Rose Macaulay
Many of the poems here, according to a friend, were written on trains.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape, 1944.
138
Two were reprinted in Catherine Reilly 's Scars Upon My Heart, 1981. Sidgwick and Jackson , who had published RM
Publishing Anna Seward
She had herself carefully revised her twelve manuscript volumes of copies, and had left them to a publisher. Scott (himself among her correspondents) said he would not help to perpetuate such gossip as the letters...
Publishing Anne Grant
Publishing Naomi Mitchison
After long-drawn-out struggles with publishers over its sexual aspects, NM succeeded in publishing (with Constable ) her first novel with a contemporary setting, We Have Been Warned.
The date is that of the Times...
Publishing May Sinclair
For The Three BrontësMS changed her publisher to Hutchinson , who had offered her a generous advance on her next three novels. She probably felt that Constable had not made enough effort on the...
Publishing Gwen Moffat
In 1998 GM tried two new publishers: Severn House for A Wreath of Dead Moths (about investigating the legacy of a plane crash in the mountains of Scotland soon after the second world war) and...

Timeline

1811
Publisher John Murray in London began working with William Blackwood in Edinburgh.
January 1873
Women were recruited for compositors' jobs during the Scottish printers' strike which had begun 15 November 1872.