Jill Balcon

Standard Name: Balcon, Jill


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Jane Howard
EJH met Arthur Koestler at a party and was bowled over by his whirlwind energy, but when he proposed marriage she had enough sense to counter-suggest living together for some months instead to see how...
Family and Intimate relationships Rosamond Lehmann
RL was finally abandoned by Cecil Day-Lewis , who left her to marry the actress Jill Balcon , a woman twenty-one years younger than himself.
Hastings, Selina. Rosamond Lehmann. Chatto and Windus.
Simons, Judy. Rosamond Lehmann. St Martin’s Press.
Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang.
136, 138, 149
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Jane Howard
Her friends during the 1950s included Stephen and Natasha Spender , Alec Waugh , Margaret Lane , Malcolm Sargent , and Joyce Grenfell . She also met Cyril Connolly , Olivia Manning , Stevie Smith
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Jane Howard
When EJH 's old friend and one time lover Cecil Day-Lewis fell terminally ill with pancreatic cancer, he and his wife Jill Balcon both came to stay at Lemmons. Day-Lewis died there.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Slipstream. Macmillan.
Leader, Zachary. The Life of Kingsley Amis. Jonathan Cape.
Textual Production Carol Ann Duffy
Individual poems for this collection appeared in the TLS, Poetry Ireland Review, and the New Statesman and Society.
Duffy, Carol Ann. Selected Poems. Penguin.
CAD said it took so long to write because each poem had to...
Textual Production Anne Stevenson
Correspondences by AS was published both by Wesleyan University Press and Oxford University Press .
Stevenson, Anne. Selected Poems, 1956-1986. Oxford University Press.
She worked on it from 1970, researching (while her husband, Mark Elvin , held an appointment at Harvard between...
Travel Elizabeth Jane Howard
During the 1970s EJH several times went on holiday without Kingsley Amis. In summer 1972 she went to Provence with Jill Balcon , and the next summer to France again and to Tuscany. In...


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