University of Newcastle

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Education Catherine Cookson
As a young adult CC took on her own education. With varying degrees of success she studied grammar, elocution, French, and the violin. She also discovered the public library. Colleagues at work got her to...
Employer U. A. Fanthorpe
After becoming known as a poet Fanthorpe held several writer-in-residence posts. The offer of a year as Arts Council writer in residence at St Martin's College , Lancaster in 1983 moved the hospital to give...
Employer Jackie Kay
As a teacher of creative writing at the University of Newcastle , JK has worked with students on their literary manuscripts. She frequently does readings (and mocks the way writers try to glamorize this activity...
Employer Fleur Adcock
In LondonFA worked as a librarian at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (which bought her a few hours of solitude each day to write in) until she took the plunge and became a...
Employer Carol Rumens
She has also held writer-in-residence positions at the Universities of Newcastle and Durham (as Northern Arts Literary Fellow, 1988-90), Queen's University, Belfast (1991-3 and again 1995-8), University College, Cork (1994), and the Stockholm University (Spring...
Employer Jo Shapcott
JS began teaching English at Rolle College in Exmouth (one of the three main campuses of the University of Plymouth , which, however, is due to be relocated in a movement towards centralization). She then...
Family and Intimate relationships Julia Strachey
They had first met and begun to live together in 1939. Gowing (seventeen years younger than Strachey) was a painter, educator, and critic who acted as a Tate Gallery trustee,
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
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from 1948 to 1958...
Literary responses Elizabeth Bishop
The strength of EB 's influence on British and Irish poetry was variously recognised during the 1980s by Andrew Motion , Seamus Heaney , James Fenton , and Eavan Boland , and during the 1990s...
Publishing Catherine Cuthbertson
A re-issue of 1833 is known only from a single copy at the University of Newcastle .
Reception Anne Stevenson
AS has held a number of awards: a Scottish Arts Council award, 1974, a Welsh Arts Council award, 1980, a Northern Arts Literary Fellowship at the Universities of Newcastle and Durham , 1981-2,
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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Reception Catherine Cookson
Also in 1982, CC received an honorary master's degree from Newcastle University . With typical doubleness, she said the degree had finally replaced the chip on her shoulder while simultaneously expressing disappointment at only receiving...
Reception Gillian Allnutt
GA was appointed to a two-year Royal Literary Fund Fellowship at the University of Newcastle .
“Gillian Allnutt”. The Royal Literary Fund: Former Fellows.
Textual Production Catherine Cookson
While writing Tilly Trotter, CC also worked on A Dinner of Herbs, a single volume of 250,000 words published in 1985. The manuscript, now at Newcastle University , demonstrates how her notes relate...
Textual Production Catherine Cookson
In 1991, told that she might die at any time, CC instructed her husband to burn her manuscript notes, diaries, and letters, as well as the autobiography in progress.
Jones, Kathleen. Catherine Cookson: The Biography. Constable, 1999.
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Her annotated copy of Lord Chesterfield
Textual Production Catherine Fanshawe
These were probably the final publications of her lifetime, though this is not particularly significant for someone who did not publish voluntarily. Each was reprinted separately in pamphlet form. Two copies in the world are...

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