J. B. S. Haldane

Standard Name: Haldane, J. B. S.


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Dedications Naomi Mitchison
NM says this book came out at white heat and, what is more, I wrote all the best bits, the juicy bits, first, all the bits that were most exciting and satisfying to write, like...
Education William Empson
Sent to preparatory school at the age of seven, WE obtained the rest of his education on scholarships, first at Winchester School , where his schoolmates included future academics William Hayter and John Sparrow and...
Family and Intimate relationships Naomi Mitchison
NM was always intensely involved with her brother Jack , whose family nickname was Boy. According to her biographer Jill Benton , Naomi's love for Jack was erotic as well as sisterly. NM suggests...
Friends, Associates Amabel Williams-Ellis
Her political activities kept AWE at the centre of London's socially-conscious literary circles. Guests at The Well of Loneliness tea-party included Virginia Woolf , Rose Macaulay , Vita Sackville-West , G. B. Shaw , and...
Friends, Associates Vernon Lee
Back in Italy after the end of the First World War, VL continued to read widely. She returned to Dante , Shakespeare , and Goethe . She introduced herself to newer writings on philosophy, science...
Friends, Associates Amabel Williams-Ellis
Shortly before coming out into society, Amabel and her family were invited to visit the Haldane family in Scotland. Here, she began a friendship with future scientist J. B. S. Haldane to the envy...
Intertextuality and Influence Amabel Williams-Ellis
AWE began writing science books for children partly because of her own belief in the importance of scientific ethics and methodologies, and because available texts could not answer the questions of her young children, which...
Textual Features Aldous Huxley
Brave New World (titled from the words of Shakespeare 's Miranda on her first sight of human social community) is in some ways remarkably prescient, in its forecast of extra-uterine pregnancy and a universal drug...
Textual Features Vernon Lee
This small volume was issued by Kegan Paul and E. P. Dutton 's Today and Tomorrow Series; other authors to publish here included Rebecca West , Bertrand Russell , and J. B. S. Haldane ...
Textual Production Naomi Mitchison
Reduplication in Mice, a scientific article which Naomi Haldane (later NM ) wrote with her brother, J. B. S. Haldane , and A. D. Sprunt , was published.
Andrews, Oliver Hill. “Hit by Donald Duck”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 10, pp. 37-9.


22 June 1925: The Film Society was incorporated in London,...

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22 June 1925

The Film Society was incorporated in London, where it operated until 1939.


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