Eric Siepmann

Standard Name: Siepmann, Eric

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Cultural formation Mary Wesley
MW and her husband converted together to Roman Catholicism , after only six sessions of instruction.
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus.
172
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Wesley
In wartime London in 1944 she met journalist, linguist, and playwright Eric Siepmann .
Wright, Daphne. “Mary Wesley”. Guardian Weekly.
19
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus.
127
While they dined in the same restaurant, but not together, he sent her a series of increasingly drunken notes...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Wesley
During his last years her husband struggled with depression, quarrels, and writer's block. She wrote later: He was his own destroyer.
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus.
195
In January 1964 he had a nasty car crash, and the following year...
Family and Intimate relationships Antonia White
Other lovers reputedly included George Barker , writer and journalist, Eric Siepmann (who was later married to the novelist Mary Wesley ), Jamaican sculptor Ronald Moody , and Ian Henderson .
Vaux, Anna. “Biscuits. Oh good!”. London Review of Books, pp. 32-4.
32, 33
Dunn, Jane. Antonia White: A Life. Jonathan Cape.
182-3, 184, 198
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Wesley
Mary Eady, Lady Swinfen (later MW ) married her second husband, writer Eric Siepmann , whose ancestry was German and Irish though his birth and education were upper-class English.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black.
Friends, Associates Antonia White
While working for the Special Operations ExecutivePolitical Intelligence Department , AW met Graham Greene , Simone Weil , and Kathleen Raine .
Chitty, Susan. Now To My Mother. Weidenfeld and Nicholson.
137
Early in the war, as she gradually moved closer to the Church, she wrote...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Wesley
She began writing seriously after the war, driven by the need for money. Siepmann had no job and they both intended to earn by writing. By 1947 she had apparently completed the draft of one...
Material Conditions of Writing Mary Wesley
Early in the second world war she wrote a short, satiric novel about people hurrying out of London for fear of expected air-raids; this manuscript was lost. Also during the war she wrote short stories...
Residence Mary Wesley
Mary Eady, Lady Swinfen (later MW ) and Eric Siepmann (later her second husband) bought a house called Peakswater in the little village of Lansallos in Cornwall.
Wesley, Mary, and Kim Sayer. Part of the Scenery. Bantam.
88
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus.
140
Residence Mary Wesley
MW and her husband Eric Siepmann moved southwards across Dartmoor to Cullaford Cottage in Combe, an ancient cottage, half tiled and half thatched.
Wesley, Mary, and Kim Sayer. Part of the Scenery. Bantam.
148
Textual Production Mary Wesley
When Faber accepted the first of these books, MW 's husband Eric Siepmann wept with joy.
Wesley, Mary, and Kim Sayer. Part of the Scenery. Bantam.
17
Travel Antonia White
AW spent some weeks in Spain, which was poised on the brink of civil war, visiting Eric Siepmann .
Dunn, Jane. Antonia White: A Life. Jonathan Cape.
197-8, 454n11

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