Fletcher, Sheila. Maude Royden: A Life. Basil Blackwell.
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|Friends, Associates||Storm Jameson|
She most probably wrote this novel after the Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June 1919. It was published by Allen and Unwin (where Stanley Unwin was her personal friend) only after rejection by...
Stanley Unwin 's wife read the manuscript and told her husband that he had got to publish the novel for the sake of its ideas. (Unwin was an internationally-minded pacifist.) The firm signed a contract...
At this hearing (the second part of the prosecution, following a meeting on 25 September), the political content of the novel was the text, and the (homo)sexual content the subtext. Counsel for the defence pointed...
|Reception||D. H. Lawrence||
Penguin was emboldened to embark on the course of action that led to the trial by the Obscene Publications Act of the previous year, which admitted the defence of literary merit against charges of obscenity...
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