Harcourt Brace


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Publishing Flannery O'Connor
This collection was the first fruits of her life with her mother on the farm Andalusia, narrowed down by the constraints of her illness. Years later she wrote of the delusion that her writing...
Publishing Virginia Woolf
It its first six months it sold 8,104 copies in England (twice as many as To the Lighthouse) and 13,031 from Harcourt Brace in the USA.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
The Hogarth office boy, Richard Kennedy
Publishing Elizabeth Robins
The book was rejected by several publishers before Heinemann took it on.
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge, 1995.
One of those who rejected it in an earlier form was the Hogarth Press , probably because it turned out too long...
Publishing Dorothy L. Sayers
DLS 's final novel featuring Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane, Busman's Honeymoon, was published first in the USA by Harcourt Brace ; its UK publication, by Gollancz , followed in June this year.
Gilbert, Colleen B. A Bibliography of the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers. Macmillan, 1978.
Publishing Gertrude Stein
Friends and publishers had been calling on GS to write her memoirs. She refused on grounds that it was not her type of writing—though, she said, she would not mind if Alice wanted to pursue...
Publishing Djuna Barnes
Nightwood was published in New York in March 1937 by Harcourt Brace , with an introduction by Eliot praising its great achievement of a style, the beauty of phrasing, the brilliance of wit and characterization...
Publishing Jan Struther
JS 's final poetry volume, A Pocketful of Pebbles, published in New York by Harcourt Brace , is not held by either the British Library or the Bodleian Library ..
Maxtone Graham, Ysenda. The Real Mrs Miniver. John Murray, 2001.
Library of Congress Online Catalog.
Publishing Sylvia Beach
SB published with Harcourt Brace the Joyce portions of her memoirs as a Christmas gift book entitled Ulysses in Paris.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
Publishing Elizabeth Bishop
EB began submitting the manuscript of a first collection of poems in 1939, only to have it summarily rejected in turn by Random House , Viking , and Simon and Schuster . Harcourt Brace offered...
Publishing Lucy Boston
She wrote Persephone after the success of her first two books, but it was rejected by almost every publisher in England and by Harcourt Brace and others in America. It lay in oblivion for...
Publishing Catherine Carswell
She had been planning this book, as a secret, in February 1927.
Pilditch, Jan. Catherine Carswell. A Biography. John Donald, 2007.
She worked at it in the rooms she had taken for herself, away from her family, in Keats Grove, Hampstead, pressing...
Publishing P. L. Travers
Although the book has been received primarily as children's literature, PLT claimed that she never wrote specifically for children. This first book was published in London by Gerald Howe, and in New York by...
Publishing Catherine Carswell
A somewhat revised edition of the book (in which CC felt she made her case against Murry stronger) was published later the same year in New York by Harcourt Brace and in London by Martin Secker
Publishing Alice Walker
When McCall sent AW 's poems to Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , she pointed out that if they published them they would no doubt get the novel that Walker was working on, too. Hiram Haydn declined...
Publishing Alice Walker
She clashed with Harcourt editor Tony Godwin over this novel. Godwin, recently arrived in the USA from England, proposed corrections which stemmed from misunderstanding, a result of his unfamiliarity with the minor detail of American...


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