Cronin, John. Somerville and Ross. Bucknell University Press, 1972.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Evelyn Underhill|
|Friends, Associates||Elma Napier||
EN 's aristocratic lineage brought her into contact with many notable government and royal figures. As a young girl, she often visited the fifteenth-century Château de Breteuil, not far from Paris, home of her...
|Leisure and Society||Mary Wesley||
Her family were more interested in her social than her intellectual development. Having been presented at Court (to King George V ) in late 1932, she was presented twice more, to successive monarchs, before the...
|Leisure and Society||Martin Ross|
|Leisure and Society||Leonora Carrington||
Shortly before LC turned eighteen, she was presented at Buckingham Palace and joined the spring's coming out season for debutantes. This presentation was the first of the season and the last held during George V
|Literary Setting||Vita Sackville-West||
The novel centres on a great house (based, of course, on Knole House) and the central characters' passionate but conflicted feelings for it. These characters, the major ones a duchess and her grown-up son...
|Material Conditions of Writing||Susan Tweedsmuir||
ST , already a biographer, published The Scent of Water, a novel, written while court mourning for George V made a temporary hiatus in her official engagements as wife of the Governor-General of Canada...
This launched a period as a celebrity, lecturing and receiving acclaim for her adventures. According to her obituary she was the heroine of the hour, summoned by the king for a personal account of her...
However, she grew to be strongly opposed to most political and cultural institutions in their current form, regardless of their expressed ideologies. Public response to the British monarchy, which on the occasion of the funeral...
The protesters marched to Buckingham Palace, where King George V and Queen Mary appeared on the balcony.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. White, Terence de VereEditor , Richards Press, 1958.
Intensely political about issues involving war and pacifism, HD nevertheless limited her interest to particular areas of politics only. A few years before this she had been deeply invested in the British royal family, putting...
EB did, however, continue to compose poetry for an adult readership, some of it the expression of political opinion. Teachers' World published three of her poems marking royal occasions: King George V 's silver jubilee...
|Textual Production||Lady Cynthia Asquith|