Havelock Ellis

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Standard Name: Ellis, Havelock

Connections

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Cultural formation Una Troubridge
From 29 November 1915, the day UT and Hall consummated their love, Troubridge began to define herself as an invert, though at this point she was still married.
The term invert became widely used...
Cultural formation Vernon Lee
In her biography of Lee, Vineta Colby repeats longstanding judgments about the author's sexuality by emphasizing that she made no effort to conceal her attachments to women,
Colby, Vineta. Vernon Lee: A Literary Biography. University of Virginia Press, 2003.
335
but was hesitant about—even repelled by—sexual intimacy...
Education Muriel Box
MB early learned to read for herself (with some help from Reading Without Tears, a mid-Victorian textbook by Favell Lee Bevan, later Mrs Mortimer ) because her parents were often too busy to satisfy...
Family and Intimate relationships Olive Schreiner
OS met Havelock Ellis when she agreed to attend a meeting of the Progressive Association with him; they became lifelong friends.
First, Ruth, and Ann Scott. Olive Schreiner. André Deutsch, 1980.
130
Friends, Associates George Egerton
After the success of her Keynotes, GE became acquainted with the literary and intellectual world. Among her new acquaintances she expressed admiration for Havelock Ellis but called W. B. Yeats a poseur.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. White, Terence de VereEditor , Richards Press, 1958.
34
Friends, Associates Michael Field
They made a friend of George Meredith some time before 1890 and visited him often.
Field, Michael, and William Rothenstein. Works and Days. Moore, Thomas Sturge and D. C. Sturge MooreEditors , J. Murray, 1933.
66
(When he sent them a signed copy of Modern Love, they were inspired to dance a Dionysic dance...
Friends, Associates Mary Gawthorpe
Friends, Associates H. D.
In the 1920s, while HD and Bryher were living rootlessly, sometimes in London, sometimes in Europe, HD's list of acquaintances grew to include Gertrude Stein , Alice B. Toklas , Ernest Hemingway , James Joyce
Friends, Associates Bryher
Bryher and sexologist Havelock Ellis began a twenty-year association. This was encouraged by H. D. , who knew of their mutual interest in depictions of cross-dressing women in Elizabethan drama.
Collecott, Diana. H.D. and Sapphic Modernism, 1910-1950. Cambridge University Press, 1999.
67 and n68
Bryher,. The Heart to Artemis: A Writer’s Memoirs. Collins, 1963.
287
Friends, Associates Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
At the Working Girls' Club in the summer of 1892, EPL met the essayist and novelist Edith Ellis (wife of sexologist Havelock Ellis ). She admired Edith Ellis's unconventionality and freedom, and the two women...
Health H. D.
HD was referred to Freud by her previous therapist, Hanns Sachs . Before agreeing to take her on as a patient and student, Freud read her writings, as well as those of D. H. Lawrence
Intertextuality and Influence Doris Lessing
The novel opens with Martha at fifteen, reading (or planning to read) Havelock Ellis on sex, and despising the knitting and gossip of her mother and a neighbour. It ends with her marriage, which is...
Leisure and Society Bryher
Carrying a letter of introduction from Havelock Ellis , Bryher met Sigmund Freud in Vienna.
Bryher,. The Heart to Artemis: A Writer’s Memoirs. Collins, 1963.
244-5
Material Conditions of Writing Olive Schreiner
She gave Havelock Ellis a free hand to help her with the publishing arrangements. Her dedication, the only part of the publication about which she was adamant, is to A small girl-child.
First, Ruth, and Ann Scott. Olive Schreiner. André Deutsch, 1980.
191
The book...
Occupation Nancy Cunard
Her purpose in founding the press was to publish mainly contemporary poetry of an experimental kind. Virginia Woolf warned her that Your hands will always be covered with ink,
Ford, Hugh, editor. Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel 1896-1965. Chilton Book Company, 1968.
69
but the Hours Press became...

Timeline

1888
Eleanor Marx 's translation of An Enemy of the People by Ibsen appeared in The Pillars of Society and Other Plays, edited by Havelock Ellis .
1894
Havelock Ellis ' Man and Woman: A Study of Human Secondary Sexual Characteristics, which investigated gender differences, was published in London.
1896
Havelock Ellis 's Studies in the Psychology of Sex: Sexual Inversion was published first in German, in Leipzig, when no British publisher would take it.
1897
With her publication of Grains of Sense, philosopher Victoria, Lady Welby , shifted from theology towards a more academic and analytic study of meaning.
1897-1910
Havelock Ellis published Studies in the Psychology of Sex, in 6 volumes. Volume one, Sexual Inversion, had appeared in German a year before its appearance in English.
31 May 1898
George Bedborough , secretary of the Legitimation League which sought to change the law to improve the position of illegitimate children, was arrested, largely in an attempt to damage the League through him.
30 October 1898
George Bedborough avoided trial for publishing an obscene libel (regarding volumes in Havelock Ellis 's series Studies in the Psychology of Sex, and the Legitimation League 's journal The Adult) by pleading guilty...
1910
Havelock Ellis 's sixth volume of the series Studies in the Psychology of Sex was the earliest to be published in Britain.
1918
Havelock Ellis published two sexological another essays in the same volume: The Erotic Rights of Women and The Objects of Marriage.
1928
The World Sexual Reform League was established to try to build up knowledge and awareness of sexuality and sexual practices.
1928
The seventh volume of Havelock Ellis 's Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Eonism and Other Supplementary Studies was published.
2 June 1942
The criminal trial by jury of Dr Eustace Chesser for his educational book Love without Fear began; he was charged with publishing an obscene libel.