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Standard Name: Starkie, Enid
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|Friends, Associates||Kate O'Brien||
During her time at Oxford, KOB developed friendships with the Irishwoman Enid Starkie (a French scholar of note and later the holder of the Légion d'Honneur) and the English novelist E. M. Delafield . The...
|Friends, Associates||Helen Waddell||
Friends from HW 's time at Somerville included Maude Clarke , whom she had known as a child and whose Oxford position had been one of the incentives to go there, and archaelogist Helen Lorimer
NB wanted to leave school to be a war correspondent, but a strong-minded aunt persuaded her to try for Somerville College, Oxford. In the general paper of the entrance exam, she wrote on the future...
|Material Conditions of Writing||Kate O'Brien||
KOB wrote this novel as a worker for the Ministry of Information early in the Second World War, during which time she was renting accommodation in or near Oxford and enjoying the stimulation of...
|Textual Production||Helen Waddell||
HW provided an introduction for William Forbes Marshall 's Ballads and Verses from Tyrone, published by the Talbot Press of Dublin in 1929, and an Appreciation for George Saintsbury 's Shakespeare, 1934.
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