Jonathan Cape

Standard Name: Cape, Jonathan

Connections

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politics Amabel Williams-Ellis
AWE , Rose Macaulay , Victor Gollancz , Jonathan Cape , and others formed the Civil Liberties Press Bureau , to protest publicly against the banning of books and to criticise newspaper coverage of various social issues.
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. All Stracheys Are Cousins. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1983.
153
Publishing Elizabeth Jane Howard
The book was accepted by Jonathan Cape . Mr Cape had EJH to lunch, made a pass at her, and suggested cutting the manuscript, but when she demurred said he would publish it as it...
Publishing Naomi Mitchison
NM says this book came out at white heat and, what is more, I wrote all the best bits, the juicy bits, first, all the bits that were most exciting and satisfying to write, like...
Publishing Naomi Mitchison
She had finished this book, and her publisher had read it by 1933. She argued for months over its acceptability with her usual publishers, Jonathan Cape (who had been fined for publishing Radclyffe Hall 's...
Publishing Dorothy Whipple
She wrote in her diary about taking it to the post office and registering it for a shilling. She also recorded her mixed feelings: At one minute I feel it is quite good enough to...
Publishing E. H. Young
Jonathan Cape proved an ideal publisher for EHY , who lacked confidence and found composition difficult. For the rest of her career he offered her unstinting support, affection, and admiration.
Mezei, Kathy, and Chiara Briganti. “’She must be a very good novelist’: Rereading E. H. Young (1880-1949)”. English Studies in Canada, No. 3, pp. 303 - 31.
311-12
The American edition of...
Publishing Radclyffe Hall
RH 's landmark lesbian novel, The Well of Loneliness, was published by Jonathan CapeJonathan Cape after having been rejected by several other publishers.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
234-7, 240
Publishing Radclyffe Hall
RH 's The Well of Loneliness was reissued by Pegasus Press , an English-language press based in Paris, after the Home Secretary suppressed Jonathan CapeJonathan Cape 's first edition.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
247-8
Reception Radclyffe Hall
Police raided London booksellers and Jonathan Cape 's offices, seizing both Cape and Pegasus Press editions of The Well.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
253
Reception Radclyffe Hall
Sir William Joynson-Hicks , Home Secretary, wrote to order Jonathan CapeJonathan Cape to discontinue publication of RH 's The Well of Loneliness, calling it inherently obscene and gravely detrimental to the public interest.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
247
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
395n10
Textual Production Radclyffe Hall
Cape had arranged for moulds of the type to be sent to Pegasus Press on the same day that Sir William Joynson-Hicks had ordered him to discontinue publication.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
247
Textual Production Dora Carrington
A selection of DC 's writings, titled Carrington: Letters and Extracts from her Diaries, was edited by David Garnett and published by Jonathan Cape ; it was an astonishing success,
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
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according to biographer Gretchen Gerzina
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Timeline

1921
Jonathan Cape publishing house was founded in London by Jonathan Cape and G. Wren Howard , who had met through the Medici Society .