Israel Zangwill

Standard Name: Zangwill, Israel


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Friends, Associates Frances Hodgson Burnett
Her newly-made friends from 1887-9 included the writer Israel Zangwill in London, Prime Minister W. E. Gladstone and his wife in Florence. Back in the USA she made another friend-as-collaborator, the dramatic-rights agent Elisabeth Marbury
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
She became a close friend of Dr Louisa Garrett Anderson , of Hertha Ayrton , physicist and suffragist, and of Ayrton's daughter, Barbara Gould . These two women, mother and daughter, embodied a thread linking...
Literary responses Frances Hodgson Burnett
Israel Zangwill , hearing this book read aloud as work-in-progress, called it the book of [her] life . . . so virile that it is amazing.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Frances Hodgson Burnett. Chatto and Windus.
As in her best-known works (some of those...
Literary responses Amy Levy
The Jewish press was outraged by what it saw as the antisemitism of this novel. The Jewish Chronicle did not review it, but implied strong disapprobation in an article entitled Critical Jews. The Jewish...
Reception Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
This novel received excellent reviews and in early 1920 reached the short-list of three English submissions for the Prix Femina Vie Heureuse, which however went in the end to Cicely Hamilton . In The Observer...
Textual Production Emmeline Pankhurst
The other contributors to this important collection were Shaw himself (again pseudonymous) and Mabel Atkinson , Florence Balgarnie , Eva Gore-Booth , Robert F. Cholmeley , Charlotte Despard , Millicent Garrett Fawcett , Keir Hardie


1892: Israel Zangwill published his novel Children...

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Israel Zangwill published his novelChildren of the Ghetto, set in East London.

28 March 1912: The Conciliation Bill (on suffrage) was defeated...

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28 March 1912

The Conciliation Bill (on suffrage) was defeated in a House of Commons vote, after passing its second reading (the previous year) with a huge majority.


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