Treisman, Deborah. “Mavis Gallant”. The New Yorker.
Standard Name: Maxwell, William,, 1908 - 2000
Used Form: Bill Maxwell
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Birth||Sylvia Townsend Warner||
She was an only child. According to William Maxwell (an editor of her letters, to whom she dictated notes in 1966), her birth was marked by what amounted to portents. Her mother went into labour...
|Cultural formation||Sylvia Townsend Warner||
STW 's father was an atheist whose unconventional views undoubtedly inspired her own rejection of traditional thought. Her mother similarly showed little concern for religion, regarding most biblical characters as frauds, even though she taught...
|Friends, Associates||Eudora Welty|
|Literary responses||Mavis Gallant|
This acceptance marked the beginning of a long and fruitful publishing history with the magazine, with 116 of her stories appearing in it in the years until 1995.
However, the relationship had a more tumultuous...
Despite this promising request, she received no news regarding the subsequent stories she submitted from Europe. While living in poverty in Madrid, MG happened across one of her recently submitted stories, One Morning in...
US sales for stories soon followed. Harper's Bazaar published one extracted from A View from the Harbour in July 1947, and a year later, in September 1948, I Live in a World of Make-Beiieve (which...
|Publishing||Sylvia Townsend Warner|
|Publishing||Sylvia Townsend Warner||
Before she wrote these particular stories, STW was suffering from a period of insecurity and self-criticism, feeling that she had perhaps grown stale and that her characters were too facile. She changed the ending of...
|Textual Features||Sylvia Townsend Warner|
|Textual Production||Sylvia Townsend Warner||
Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner, edited by William Maxwell , appeared five years after her death.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
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Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Introduction”. Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner, edited by William Maxwell, Chatto and Windus, 1982, p. vii - xvii.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner. Editor Maxwell, William, Chatto and Windus, 1982.