Reginald Donald Smith

Standard Name: Smith, Reginald Donald
Used Form: R. D. Smith

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Family and Intimate relationships Olivia Manning
Shortly before war broke out, OM married R. D. Smith , or Reggie, British Council lecturer and, later, BBC drama producer and university teacher of English.
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
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Friends, Associates Harold Pinter
Simon Gray was Pinter's favourite living playwright and favourite friend.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
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Other friends included Sam Spiegel (who offered him a place to stay when he left his first marriage) and Reggie Smith (husband of the...
Intertextuality and Influence Olivia Manning
Her title, supplied by Reggie Smith
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
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and adapted from Shakespeare 's witches in Macbeth, catches the swirl of contradictory rumours in Cairo about the battle of El Alamein, out in the desert....
Intertextuality and Influence Olivia Manning
OM dedicated this novel to the memory of J. G. Farrell . Its brief coda, like the one that ends the first trilogy, was written at the suggestion of Reggie Smith .
David, Deirdre. Olivia Manning: A Woman at War. Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
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Publishing Mary Augusta Ward
It was initially serialised in Harper's in the US. At the suggestion of publisher Reginald Smith , the preface intimated the connection of the novel with the notorious story of Lady Caroline's love-affair with...
Publishing Mary Augusta Ward
Daphne and the novels that followed it (discussed below among her other later novels) sold so badly that publication of Delia Blanchflower, another major attack on women's suffrage, was delayed because Reginald Smith of...
Publishing Anna Wickham
Virago Press published The Writings of Anna Wickham , Free Woman and Poet, edited by R. D. Smith , a collection of her poetry and prose which includes several previously unpublished works.
R. D...
Publishing Anna Wickham
Since AW 's death, however, attention to her has been largely confined to two posthumous editions of her work: Selected Poems, edited by David Garnett (Chatto & Windus, 1971), and Writings, edited by...
Publishing Olivia Manning
As O. M. Manning she drafted and sent out for consideration two novels whose manuscripts she later burned, against the wishes of her husband .
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 2004.
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Reception Mary Augusta Ward
Despite the fact that MAW had been a best-selling author, the poor showing of her recent books meant that Reginald Smith of Smith, Elder was for some time unable to place her next novel, the...
Textual Features Anna Wickham
AW frankly expresses her frustrations with domestic duties and the disillusionment of married life: By the sacrifice of myself I have attempted to serve three generations of men. I seem to have ruined them all...
Textual Production Anna Wickham
Smith gives the date as 1915, but library catalogues agree on 1916.
AW contributed two poems for children to Princess Marie-José 's Children's Book, an anthology created to raise funds to feed and clothe...
Textual Production Anna Wickham
R. D. Smith , AW 's editor (and widower of Olivia Manning ), indicates that she wrote a number of prose pieces between 1910 and 1915, of which only a handful are published in his...
Textual Production Anna Wickham
Many of AW 's papers and letters—including most of Natalie Barney 's letters to her—were lost when Wickham's attic was destroyed by a fire-bomb in 1943.
Schenck, Celeste. “Anna Wickham”. The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology, edited by Bonnie Kime Scott, Indiana University Press, 1990, pp. 613 - 17.
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Hepburn, James, Anna Wickham, and James Hepburn. “Editor’s Note and Acknowledgements”. The Writings of Anna Wickham, Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, p. xxv - xxvi.
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Hepburn, James, Anna Wickham, and James Hepburn. “Anna Wickham: A Memoir”. The Writings of Anna Wickham, Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, pp. 1 - 48.
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Some of her letters to Natalie Barney
Textual Production Olivia Manning
OM 's The Balkan Trilogy consists of three novels, The Great Fortune, The Spoilt City, and Friends and Heroes, published between 1960 and 1965. L. W. Bailey writes that OM 's husband

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