Elizabeth Longford

Standard Name: Longford, Elizabeth


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Dedications Antonia Fraser
She had floated the idea of writing a study of women in the seventeenth century in September 1979, and publishers George Weidenfeld and Bob Gottlieb both seem[ed] keen.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada.
She dedicated it to her...
Dedications Judith Kazantzis
She dedicated this book to her mother and her daughter .
Family and Intimate relationships Queen Victoria
John Brown , a Highlander, had first entered the service of the royal family in 1851; Victoria's biographer Elizabeth Longford says she first mentioned him in her journal on 11 September 1849. After Prince Albert
Family and Intimate relationships Antonia Fraser
Her mother, born Elizabeth Harman, has been described as one of the most brilliant women of her generation and as the radical force in her marriage.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
under Elizabeth Pakenham, Francis Aungier Pakenham
She ran for...
Family and Intimate relationships Antonia Fraser
All three generations of women are seen combining in the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, given in affectionate memory of the grandmother, and awarded in 2004 by judges Antonia and Flora Fraser (mother and...
Family and Intimate relationships Judith Kazantzis
Her mother, known as Elizabeth Longford (from her husband's peerage) on the title-pages of her books, was a historical writer and biographer who was called one of the most brilliant women of her generation and...
Performance of text Harold Pinter
When Fraser and her brother were registering their mother 's death, the brother read Pinter's poem Death aloud to the registrar.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada.
Textual Production Susan Hill
SH edited People: Essays & Poems, issued to benefit Oxfam . Contributors (including Iris Murdoch , Margaret Drabble , Anne Ridler , and Elizabeth Longford ) were invited to write about someone influential in their life.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Hill, Susan, editor. People: Essays & Poems. Chatto and Windus.
Textual Production Judith Kazantzis
JK titled a poetry volume from the hour when my mother died:
Judith Kazantzis. http://www.judithkazantzis.com/.
Just After Midnight. She remembers her and my extraordinary father
Judith Kazantzis. http://www.judithkazantzis.com/.
in the book's last section.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop. http://Bookshop.Blackwell.co.uk.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Judith Kazantzis
The title-poem deals with her relationship with her mother . The whole, she says, breathes imprisonment in mother/family stereotypes, and the violent clumsy effort to break free.
Kazantzis, Judith. “The Errant Unicorn”. On Gender and Writing, edited by Michelene Wandor, Pandora Press, pp. 24-30.


1965: Giles Gordon did a series of interviews for...

Women writers item


Giles Gordon did a series of interviews for The Scotsman with female authors: a species of writer that at the time wasn't particularly recognised, although it certainly had been in the previous century.


Longford, Elizabeth. Eminent Victorian Women. Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.
Longford, Elizabeth. “Lady Gregory and Wilfrid Scawen Blunt”. Lady Gregory, Fifty Years After, edited by Ann Saddlemyer and Colin Smythe, Colin Smythe, 1987, pp. 85-97.
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.