Peter Quennell

Standard Name: Quennell, Peter


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Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
By the 1920s most of AL 's earlier friends were either dead or living abroad. But she was sought out by the novelists Somerset Maugham and Ronald Firbank , and by Wilde's younger son, Vyvyan Holland
Literary responses Dorothy Whipple
Reviews, however, were good: in the Times, the New Statesman (by Peter Quennell ), John o' London's (by Richard Church ), and Manchester Guardian (by Norah Hoult , who was herself a novelist).
Whipple, Dorothy. Random Commentary. Michael Joseph.
Material Conditions of Writing Angela Thirkell
She began working on this a little before her collection of children's stories. She was at first intimidated by the idea of doing historical, archival research. Her publisher, Hamilton , encouraged her, and when she...
Publishing Elizabeth Bowen
EB contributed to Marcel Proust, an expensive volume with illustrations, edited by Peter Quennell , an essay entitled The Art of Bergotte.
Brown, Spencer Curtis, and Elizabeth Bowen. “Foreword”. Pictures and Conversations, Alfred A. Knopf, p. vii - xlii.
Textual Production George Paston
"To Lord Byron ": Feminine Profiles Based Upon Unpublished Letters, a volume of women's letters that GP left unfinished, was posthumously issued, completed by a younger historian, Peter Quennell .
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1948 (3 June 1939): 329
Miller, Anita, and George Paston. “Afterword”. A Writer of Books, Academy Chicago Publishers, pp. 261-5.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Travel George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron
He travelled through Switzerland to Italy, where he lived for years in Venice and in Genoa, besides shorter periods in other towns. In Venice he believed that the palazzo he lived in had been...


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Paston, George, and Peter Quennell. "To Lord Byron". J. Murray, 1939.
Quennell, Peter. Byron in Italy. Penguin, 1955.
Glendinning, Victoria. “Speranza: A Leaning Tower of Courage”. Genius in the Drawing-Room, edited by Peter Quennell, Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1980, pp. 101-16.
Bowen, Elizabeth. “The Art of Bergotte”. Marcel Proust, 1871-1922: A Centenary Volume, edited by Peter Quennell, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971.