Chapman and Hall


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Dedications Anna Steele
AS published her first novel, Gardenhurst, in three volumes with Chapman and Hall , dedicated to her younger sister, Katherine O'Shea (who had been married in January this year).
Times. Times Publishing Company.
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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.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Katharine O'Shea
Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Waugh
His father, Arthur Waugh , was a successful publisher and editor, managing director of Chapman and Hall .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Angela Dickens
Elizabeth's father, Mary Angela's other grandfather, Frederick Mullet Evans, co-founded the printing firm Bradbury and Evans , whose innovative use of a steam-driven rotary press brought it clients including the Illustrated London News and...
Friends, Associates Jane Welsh Carlyle
Markus also speculates that Jane is the inspiration for the unhappily married character of Alice Bryant in Jewsbury's novel The Half Sisters.
Markus, Julia. Across An Untried Sea: Discovering Lives Hidden in the Shadow of Convention and Time. Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Jane helped edit the novel for Geraldine, but was later dismayed...
Leisure and Society Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
Alec Waugh (son of Arthur Waugh of Chapman and Hall ) recollected Sappho Dawson Scott as a gifted salon hostess in the early twentieth-century London literary scene. Of her Sunday afternoons at home at 125...
Occupation George Meredith
GM worked as a journalist for the Ipswich Journal, the Pall Mall Gazette, and the Morning Post (where he was editor from 1867 to 1868). He served as literary critic for the Westminister...
Publishing Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The English Chapman and Hall edition cost 12s, the United States edition from C. S. Francis , for which he paid the author $100, was $1.
Garrett, Martin. A Browning Chronology: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. Macmillan, 2000.
Publishing Mary Anne Duffus Hardy
First published by Chapman and Hall in London and by R. Worthington in New York, it was quickly reprinted in the USA, at Chicago as well as New York. A facsimile from the first...
Publishing Olive Schreiner
Her publisher, Frederic Chapman (of Chapman and Hall ), was concerned about the character Lyndall, who bears a child out of wedlock. He asked Schreiner to rewrite parts of the novel, including the secret marriage...
Publishing Evelyn Waugh
EW published Decline and Fall, his first novel. Several sexually risqué passages were toned down at the request of his publishers, Chapman , but he restored them in a second edition.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Stovel, Bruce, and Bruce Stovel. “The Genesis of Evelyn Waugh’s Comic Vision. Waugh, Captain Grimes, and Decline and Fall”. Jane Austen and Company: Collected Essays, edited by Nora Foster Stovel and Nora Foster Stovel, University of Alberta Press, 2011, pp. 181 -01.
Publishing Mary Butts
MB ' first book, a volume entitled Speed the Plough and Other Stories, was advertised by her publisher, Chapman and Hall , with a kind of health warning to conventional buyers.
Speed the Plough...
Publishing Thomas Hardy
TH 's first novel, The Poor Man and the Lady, was rejected in turn by Macmillan (after reading by Alexander Macmillan and John Morley ), by Chapman and Hall (after reading by George Meredith
Publishing Olive Schreiner
Schreiner began writing the book in South Africa in 1873, and continued to work on it while living in England. She returned to it often, but it never reached a stage where she considered...
Publishing Gladys Henrietta Schütze
After her rejection by Pawling , P. R. said she should try another publisher. Arthur Waugh of Chapman and Hall liked her manuscript but judged it too outspoken because it mentioned corsets. He suggested another...
Publishing Ellen Wood
The novel had been twice offered to the publishing house of Chapman and Hall , and was recommended by William Harrison Ainsworth . After their reader (novelist George Meredith ) twice rejected it, EW took...


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