Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Standard Name: Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur Thomas
Used Form: Sir Arthur Quiller Couch

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Anthologization Alice Meynell
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 's Oxford Book of English Verse, published the year before Later Poems, helped to make two of AM 's poems known to every schoolboy.
OCLC WorldCat.
These were Renouncement and The Lady of the Lambs.
Anthologization Isabel Pagan
Not all IP 's writing went into her printed volume. She was believed to be the author of two songs which became popular: Crook and Plaid and (the most famous among her works) Ca' the...
Family and Intimate relationships Sir J. M. Barrie
Without children of his own, Barrie had a habit of monopolising the children of friends, for whom he invented elaborate games. Among children so situated were Bevil Quiller-Couch (who was later the fiancé of the...
Family and Intimate relationships May Cannan
One of MC 's three best friends was almost certainly Bevil Quiller-Couch , son of her father's ex-pupil and close friend Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch . The father, called Q, was a leader in the...
Family and Intimate relationships May Cannan
He then went back to his Battery to march with them into Germany. He spent two weeks' leave in England with May (and their families) in January 1919, which she called heaven on earth...
Family and Intimate relationships May Cannan
At their fifth meeting he asked her to marry him. She was not in love. She agonised about her love for Bevil; she wrote with tears
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Fyfe, CharlotteEditor , Cavalier Books, 2000.
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to consult Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch . He responded...
Fictionalization Mehetabel Wright
MW 's poetry was largely forgotten after her lifetime. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 's novel Hetty Wesley, 1903, fictionalises her family situation and her rebellion rather than her writing.
Wesley, Susanna. Susanna Wesley: The Complete Writings. Wallace, CharlesEditor , Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Instructor Rosamond Lehmann
She was over-awed at first by the prospect of reading an essay aloud to the eminent Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (who was notorious for addressing as Gentlemen a roomful of students which included women—who were, however...
Literary responses Daphne Du Maurier
DDM was paid ¥125 by Heinemann for this novel, which was an increase since her first book and of which she felt very proud. Many of her family and friends expressed dislike of this novel...
Literary responses Emily Lawless
Stopford A. Brooke in his preface notes that the personal intensity of the patriotic poems is unusual for its time, as is the wrath that leads to broken cries in broken metre, as sorrow naturally...
Literary responses Sylvia Townsend Warner
Louis Untermeyer , an early supporter of STW 's poetry, commented favourably on her marked accent,half-modern, half-archaic blend of naivete and erudition, and the low-pitched but tart tone of voice.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Editorial Materials”. Sylvia Townsend Warner: Collected Poems, edited by Claire Harman, Carcanet New Press, 1982, pp. xi - xxiii; 275.
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He also suggested...
Literary responses May Cannan
MC wrote, It mattered to me . . . what Q thought of my poems more than anyone except my father .
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Fyfe, CharlotteEditor , Cavalier Books, 2000.
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Rouen, April 26 - May 25, 1915 became MC 's best-known work...
Occupation May Cannan
She accepted because I knew well enough that the only antidote to pain is work and I loved the Press.
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Fyfe, CharlotteEditor , Cavalier Books, 2000.
142
This job was a return to the familiar: her old desk, her old colleagues...
Textual Production Daphne Du Maurier
DDM 's Castle Dor, her completion of an unfinished novel by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch , was published by J. M. Dent .
Forster, Margaret. Daphne du Maurier. Chatto and Windus, 1993.
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TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
3131(2 March 1962):141
Travel May Cannan
After her father died, on 15 December 1919, MC 's mother left Magdalen Gate House in Oxford. MC seems to have lived an unsettled life, spending time at Fowey with Q , then at Penzance...

Timeline

1900
Oxford University Press published The Oxford Book of English Verse, selected and edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch .
By June 1919
The new English Tripos (or BA degree course) at Cambridge was declared by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch to be an established success.
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Fyfe, CharlotteEditor , Cavalier Books, 2000.
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By 26 October 1972
Helen Gardner edited The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950, designed to update and replace Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 's Oxford Book of English Verse, 1900.