Hugh Walpole

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Standard Name: Walpole, Hugh

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Dedications Richmal Crompton
She dedicated this book to her sister, Gwen , and quoted Hugh Walpole as her epigraph.
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
Violet Keppel (later VT ) and Vita Sackville-West went together to Polperro in Cornwall. They stayed at a fisherman's cottage lent to them by novelist Hugh Walpole .
Trefusis, Violet. “Introduction”. Violet to Vita, edited by Mitchell A. Leaska, Methuen, 1989, pp. 1 - 52.
20-1
Fictionalization Virginia Woolf
Versions of VW appeared in many writings by other authors both during and after her own lifetime. On 8 March 1928, Vita Sackville-West informed her that Phyllis Bottome (a popular author and great Woolf fan)...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
Violet Keppel (later VT ) became acquainted, initially through her mother 's connections, with Diaghilev , Nijinsky , and Russian prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina , as well as authors George Moore and Hugh Walpole .
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
32-3
Friends, Associates Dorothy Richardson
During her first visit to Cornwall DR met and became friendly with novelist Hugh Walpole , who was there on holiday.
Fromm, Gloria G. Dorothy Richardson: A Biography. University of Illinois Press, 1977.
63
Friends, Associates Elizabeth von Arnim
At Nassenheide, her home in Germany, EA employed the first of a series of Cambridge tutors for her children, who famously included future writers E. M. Forster and Hugh Walpole .
Usborne, Karen. "Elizabeth": The Author of Elizabeth and Her German Garden. Bodley Head, 1986.
96, 102, 120
Friends, Associates Elizabeth von Arnim
Of the tutors Charles Erskine Stuart became her admirer; E. M. Forster discussed novel-writing with her; and Hugh Walpole became her life-long friend. She invited Forster to Nassenheide on the recommendation of her nephew Sydney Waterlow
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
Since VW moved in a variety of social circles, her range of literary acquaintance was very wide. Her associates included such established, celebrated writers as Thomas Hardy and Henry James , popular authors such as...
Friends, Associates Naomi Royde-Smith
NRS was a close friend of Rose Macaulay , with whom in the immediate postwar period she shared entertaining duties at her flat, in something similar to a salon. They apparently met through Macaulay contributing...
Friends, Associates Clemence Dane
After the death of Ethel M. M. McKenna (editor of The Woman's Library, 1903), CD became the closest woman friend of the novelist Hugh Walpole .
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. The Merry Wives of Westminster. Macmillan, 1946.
143
Friends, Associates Gladys Henrietta Schütze
Through her early mentor W. Pett RidgeGHS met various literary men: W. W. Jacobs , Barry Pain , Jerome K. Jerome , Hugh Walpole , and Ernest Temple Thurston . Pett Ridge (P...
Friends, Associates Nina Hamnett
At this time NH also became acquainted through a mutual friend with the writer Arthur Ransome ; he fondly nicknamed her Ham or Mademoiselle de Jambon.
Hamnett, Nina. Laughing Torso. Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, Inc., 1932.
23
Hooker, Denise. Nina Hamnett: queen of bohemia. Constable and Company Limited, 1986.
23
Recounting a night out on the...
Friends, Associates Violet Hunt
VH entertained here frequently: her sometimes piquantly mixed invitation lists included the names of H. D. , D. H. Lawrence , Ezra Pound , Joseph Conrad , Wyndham Lewis , Walter de la Mare ...
Literary responses Molly Keane
At this time Hugh Walpole called her one of the best half-dozen younger women writers now writing in England.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Literary responses Rosamond Lehmann
Given both the nature of the central event—a ball—and Olivia's youthful enthusiasm, the novel has been compared to Katherine Mansfield 's short story Her First Ball. It was an immediate success with the reviewers...

Timeline

1921
Hugh Walpole founded the Society of Bookmen .
By April 1929
The Book Society (first conceived of by Arnold Bennett ) was launched by Hugh Walpole with himself as chairman; it was the first such society in Britain.
After February 1932
An appeal of Count Potocki of Montalk 's case was heard; and although he was not cleared, an advance in obscene libel cases was made.