Percival James Slater

Standard Name: Slater, Percival James

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Family and Intimate relationships May Cannan
Five years after she was to have married Bevil Quiller-Couch , MC got married very quietly,
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Fyfe, CharlotteEditor , Cavalier Books, 2000.
172
at Camden Hill in London, to Percival James Slater (PJ); the wedding was the...
Family and Intimate relationships May Cannan
MC received letters about her second and third books of poetry from Percival James Slater (known as PJ), a solicitor in some obscure town called Walsall,
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Fyfe, CharlotteEditor , Cavalier Books, 2000.
168
who had also served with distinction...
Literary responses May Cannan
Her husband, PJ, evidently could not stand this plot which seemed to negate his own existence. MC later wrote, I had married a man who had sought and found me across time and space...
Literary responses May Cannan
The critic and family friend Sir Walter Raleigh , who saw these poems before publication, called them heart-breaking and terribly naked.
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. “Editorial Materials”. The Tears of War, edited by Charlotte Fyfe, Cavalier Books, 2000, p. Various pages.
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Once published, they brought MC many letters, among them one from Percival James Slater
Literary responses May Cannan
Another letter from Percival James Slater was among the many that MC received about this book; it made him long to meet her, but raised some question about the utility of her view that all...

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