Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 2000.
Standard Name: James, Henry
HJ (who began publishing in 1871 and continued into the twentieth century) left his native USA to settle in England early in his writing career. Known for his extreme subtlety, verging at times on obscurity,
he was hugely influential as a novelist, short-story writer, and critic. His also wrote plays, which, however, were unsuccessful on stage.
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|Birth||Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit|
Catherine Macfarlane (later CC ) was born on top of a steep, grey, stony hill in and overlooking that seat of discipline—as Henry James has called it—the city of Glasgow.
Carswell, Catherine. Lying Awake: An Unfinished Autobiography and Other Posthumous Papers. Carswell, JohnEditor , Secker and Warburg, 1950.
Royle, Trevor. The Macmillan Companion to Scottish Literature. Macmillan Reference Books, 1983.
Her funeral was arranged for 20 January, and she was buried in Kensal Green Cemetery. Henry James published a forty-page essay by way of eulogy in Temple Bar.
Clinton, Catherine. Fanny Kemble’s Civil Wars. Simon and Schuster, 2000.
|Education||Lady Cynthia Asquith||
It was perhaps her performance in Miss Jourdain's Greek lessons that caused her mother to send her to school. Apart from her slight taste of Cheltenham , Cynthia's only experience of a proper school. was...
|Education||Q. D. Leavis||
Queenie also was known for her bookish habits: her tastes ran especially to Henry James , along with the journals the New Statesman, The Spectator, the Times Literary Supplement, and Time and...
|Education||Ruth Prawer Jhabvala|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Radclyffe Hall||
Violet Hunt acted as a literary mentor to RH , who met many writers at Hunt's literary salons, including Henry James .
Hall tried to initiate a sexual relationship with Hunt; but in the...
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Adelaide Procter|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Rudyard Kipling||
RK 's mother was unenthusiastic about the marriage; his father showed his approval of Caroline's general competence by calling her a good man spoiled by her gender.
Novelist Henry James , a family friend...
Carrington, Charles. Rudyard Kipling. His Life and Work. Macmillan, 1955.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Anne Stevenson|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Q. D. Leavis||
The Roths were devastated by their daughter's decision to marry a gentile. They disowned her and ceased to give her any financial support. However, this period had its happy moments as well. Q. D. introduced...
|Family and Intimate relationships||John Oliver Hobbes||
John Morgan Richards , a successful businessman, was the son of a clergyman. In his earlier adulthood he travelled extensively as a salesman. One trip, accompanied by his wife, took him as far as San...
9 November 1857
The first issue appeared of the US magazineAtlantic Monthly. It set out to provide articles of an abstract and permanent value, while not ignoring the healthy appetite of the mind for entertainment in...
Alfred Richard Orage and Holbrook Jackson acquired the weekly reviewNew Age (founded in 1894).
Kindley, Evan. “Ismism”. London Review of Books, No. 2, pp. 33 - 5.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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