Henry Green

Standard Name: Green, Henry
HG 's unusually spare novels, which experiment with a steadily increasing proportion of dialogue to narrative, appeared during the mid twentieth century. He also published an autobiography.


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Family and Intimate relationships Emma Tennant
ET made her first marriage, to Sebastian Yorke , the son of Henry Yorke (who is better known as the novelist Henry Green ).
Burke, John, editor. Burke’s Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage of the United Kingdom. Burke’s Peerage.
Hill, Rosemary. “Boulevard Brogues”. London Review of Books, pp. 10-11.
Montague-Smith, Patrick, editor. Debrett’s Peerage and Baronetage. Debrett’s Peerage and Gale Research, http://HSS Ref CS 420 D28.
Family and Intimate relationships Olivia Manning
Though her biographers say she was still in love with Reggie Smith after the end of the second world war, OM had by then had various brief affairs. One with John Mair , detective-story writer...
Friends, Associates Lady Ottoline Morrell
LOM continued to entertain in London, hosting such guests as Ethel Smyth , Elizabeth Bowen , Stephen Spender , Max Beerbohm , Hope Mirrlees , Djuna Barnes , Charlie Chaplin , the novelist Henry Green
Friends, Associates Rosamond Lehmann
During RL 's involvement with Goronwy Rees, they both encouraged novelist Henry Green (actual name Henry Yorke ) to submit the manuscript of his Party Going to John Lehmann, who promoted it with Leonard and...
Intertextuality and Influence Philip Larkin
He described it as allegorical, a Virginia Woolf -Henry Green novel.
Motion, Andrew. Philip Larkin: A Writer’s Life. Faber and Faber.
Its theme, he wrote, was the relinquishing of live response to life.
Brennan, Maeve. The Philip Larkin I Knew. Manchester University Press.
Its protagonist, Katherine, hails from somewhere unspecified in Central...
Literary Setting Emma Tennant
Although she was already divorced and re-married, this depiction of the shallowness of the young London upper class
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
reflects the stylistic influence of her first father-in-law, Henry Green .
Residence Rosamond Lehmann
After leaving her husband RL lived very briefly in a room in the house of Henry Yorke (Henry Green the novelist) in London, regardless of the blitz. She then settled at Aldworth in Berkshire.
Hastings, Selina. Rosamond Lehmann. Chatto and Windus.
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Green, Henry. Blindness. Dent, 1926.
Green, Henry. Caught. Hogarth Press, 1943.
Green, Henry. Concluding. Hogarth Press, 1948.
Green, Henry. Doting. Hogarth Press, 1952.
Green, Henry. Living. Dent, 1929.
Green, Henry. Loving. Hogarth Press, 1945.
Green, Henry. Pack My Bag: A Self-Portrait. Hogarth Press, 1940.
Green, Henry. Party Going. Hogarth Press, 1939.