Theophilus E. M. Boll

Standard Name: Boll, Theophilus E. M.

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships May Sinclair
MS 's father was William Sinclair , a wealthy third-generation shipowner. Her biographer Theophilus Boll notes: The only visible sign of family sentiment in the naming of the ships was the Saint Clair, the smallest...
Friends, Associates May Sinclair
Her articles and critical reviews were encouraging for many writers, including T. S. Eliot .
Scott, Bonnie Kime. Refiguring Modernism. Indiana University Press, 1995.
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Sinclair also made the acquaintance of other women writers, including Alice Meynell , Ida Wylie (a close friend), Rebecca West
Literary responses May Sinclair
Reviewers were less positive than about MS 's previous book: most of them found something or other to cavil at in the moral positions taken. But when Eleanor Cecil gave it a bad review, Evelyn Underhill
Textual Features May Sinclair
According to Theophilus Boll , MS reported to a friend that Mary Olivier was substantially her life story, excepting only the love episodes; the brothers were true.
Boll, Theophilus E. M. Miss May Sinclair: Novelist: A Biographical and Critical Introduction. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1973.
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Textual Features May Sinclair
Of Sinclair's biographers and critics, Theophilus Boll considers the novel an allegory of MS 's conversion from poet to novelist, while Suzanne Raitt calls it a critique of the book trade in which she was...

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