St John Ervine

Standard Name: Ervine, St John

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Friends, Associates Betty Miller
She made literary friends early: Montagu Slater , St John Ervine , and Isaiah Berlin . Through the Parisian family friends Charlotte and Simone Richard , she met the French writer Francis Ponge .
Miller, Sarah, and Betty Miller. “Introduction”. On the Side of the Angels, Virago, 1985, p. vii - xviii.
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Friends, Associates Gladys Henrietta Schütze
GHS also knew and loved the greatOlive Schreiner .
Schütze, Gladys Henrietta. More Ha’pence Than Kicks. Jarrolds.
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Vernon Lee , she said, was primarily a friend of her scientist husband; they both stayed with her several times. Schütze pondered the paradox...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Whipple
Other speakers who came to stay were J. B. Priestley and St John Ervine , who at first talked like a river in spate and ignored his hostess. Later, however, he too, like Priestley, became...
Literary responses Muriel Box
The book's immediate success astonished the authors. When they opened their first royalty cheque they grabbed each other and, waving it triumphantly aloft, waltzed round the room, filling it with laughter.
Box, Muriel. Odd Woman Out. Leslie Frewin, 1974.
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St John Ervine
Literary responses Teresa Deevy
An interview with Deevy, conducted during the dress rehearsal, likened her creative vanquishing of her disability to that of Beethoven .
The Teresa Deevy Archive.
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The Irish Times reported that the play reflected an almost imperceptible change in...
Literary responses Betty Miller
St John Ervine responded unsympathetically to news of this novel's existence, suggesting that the world had enough novelists already. Aren't there far too many women novelists and not enough good cooks?
Miller, Sarah, and Betty Miller. “Introduction”. On the Side of the Angels, Virago, 1985, p. vii - xviii.
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Having read it...
Literary responses Betty Miller
Again St John Ervine offered an exacting critique. Words intoxicate you . . . other women get decently drunk on gin but you must have lexicons and lexicons before you will consent to fall on...
Literary responses Dorothy Whipple
St John Ervine called DWone of the best story-tellers we have, bracketing this with an acid complaint about her absence from Who's Who.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL characterised the United Suffragists organisation as one of militancy without violence.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Founding members included Sir Ronald Ross , St John Ervine , Major-General Sir Alfred Turner , and H. J. Gillespie . The Pethick-Lawrences...
Textual Production Betty Miller
Her literary mentors included Montagu Slater and St John Ervine , as well as some years later the French writer Francis Ponge .
Miller, Sarah, and Betty Miller. “Introduction”. On the Side of the Angels, Virago, 1985, p. vii - xviii.
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