John Gray

Standard Name: Gray, John,, editor

Connections

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Friends, Associates Ethel Wilson
Through parties hosted by her eventual publisher, the Macmillan Company , EW also met Morley Callaghan , who admired her writing. Other writers she knew included John Gray , A. J. M. Smith , Robert Weaver
Literary responses Ethel Wilson
The reviews appeared in the month of publication. On 21 August William Arthur Deacon at the Globe and Mail, finally won over, wrote that in contrast to EW 's other work, Swamp Angel was...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
In July 1947, John Gray approached EW with the news that a Hollywood agent was interested in the rights for a film production of Hetty Dorval. According to her contract, the rights required EW
Publishing Ethel Wilson
The book was produced in England but copies shipped to Canada bore a Canadian imprint.
Stouck, David. Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography. University of Toronto Press, 2003.
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Publication was delayed for some time. Upon first receiving the manuscript in early 1945, EW 's editors at Macmillan
Publishing Ethel Wilson
EW sent Gray a polished version of Tuesday and Wednesday, The Journey of a White Lady Friend, Mr Sleepwalker, and The Cut Off in July 1950. Readers at Macmillan found promise in...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
In 1962 Swamp Angel became the first of EW 's works to be reprinted in the New Canadian Library series. The cover features a not particularly appealing drawing of EW . The book was reissued...
Publishing Ethel Wilson
The early manuscript of Miss Cuppy departs from EW 's work significantly, as it is written in the first person. Ellen Cuppy explicitly announces her intention to write a book. After considering the problem of...
Reception Ethel Wilson
John Gray attempted to persuade the New York division of Macmillan to publish the two novellas together in an American edition, but the company thought that two novellas had even less of a market than...
Reception Ethel Wilson
Despite her evident passion regarding the material, John Gray wrote to EW on 30 April 1957 to say that The Vat and the Brew was not publishable. He noted that the characters were impossible to...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
EW expressed to John Gray some self-doubt as to whether she was truly qualified to speak to a university audience: How pretentious of me [to speak], who have [sic] nothing but a very treasured conferred...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
EW began work on Tuesday and Wednesday two years before The Equations of Love was published. She sent John Gray part of the manuscript on 21 March 1948. Shortly afterward, Wallace became extremely ill. In...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
EW sent John Gray the first two chapters of this story and an outline in July 1950. The published story remained true to the outine with the exception of one significant detail in which Eleanor...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
EW first mentioned the story in a letter to John Gray in December, 1951. At this point she called the story Country Manners. Another early version entitled Sweet Influence Doth Impart remained part of...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
In a letter of 25 July 1953 to editor John Gray , EW sounded characteristically uneasy about the worth of the new manuscript. First, she expressed some anxiety about the scope of her themes, reflecting...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
In addition to matters of love and relationships, Love and Salt Water explicitly engages with ethical and philosophical issues. EW downplayed its depth, calling it a temperate affair like the water and climate of our...

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