William Pett Ridge

Standard Name: Pett Ridge, William
Used Form: P. R.


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Dedications Gladys Henrietta Schütze
It is dedicated, in gratitude and affection, to W. Pett Ridge , who was known as a novelist of the London lower classes. It bears as epigraph an unascribed quotation from the Roman poet Horace
Friends, Associates Gladys Henrietta Schütze
Through her early mentor W. Pett RidgeGHS met various literary men: W. W. Jacobs , Barry Pain , Jerome K. Jerome , Hugh Walpole , and Ernest Temple Thurston . Pett Ridge (P...
Intertextuality and Influence Gladys Henrietta Schütze
As a child GHSimagined that a person, particularly a lady, would have to be something very unusual to produce real books.
Schütze, Gladys Henrietta. More Ha’pence Than Kicks. Jarrolds.
She was reassured by the ordinary appearance of Effie Adelaide Rowlands (pen-name...
Occupation Gladys Henrietta Schütze
She, who had never left the house alone or paid a bill, was now responsible for her husband's finances as well as her own, for entertaining lavishly without running in debt, and for chaperoning unmarried...
Publishing Gladys Henrietta Schütze
After her rejection by Pawling , P. R. said she should try another publisher. Arthur Waugh of Chapman and Hall liked her manuscript but judged it too outspoken because it mentioned corsets. He suggested another...
Publishing Gladys Henrietta Schütze
She worked on her first novel in secret and was advised by William Pett Ridge (P. R.) to send it to Sydney Pawling at Heinemann , but Pawling sent it back with a...


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