The shifting, erratic, oddly mixed wartime social scene
Spurling, Hilary. Secrets of a Woman’s Heart. Hodder and Stoughton.
to become more outgoing, and she established friendships with H. D.
, and Una Pope-Hennessy
. She called HD Mrs Aldington...
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Her literary friends of a generation before her own included George Meredith
, Rhoda Broughton
, and Henry James
. She participated in the friendship of the two last-named by being regularly at Broughton's house...
Intertextuality and Influence
's biography remained the primary source on the life of Charles Kingsley through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; all subsequent biographies have relied on it to varying degrees. The first twentieth-century biography, Charles Kingsley...
Leisure and Society
in time became something of a social celebrity as a result of various factors: the popularity of her published works, their royal and romantic subject-matter, and the reclusiveness of her elder sister, who left...