Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Uttley, Alison
Birth Name: Alice Jane Taylor
Self-constructed Name: Alison Jane Taylor
Married Name: Alice Jane Uttley
is remembered as a writer for small children. In fact, her output extended from fairy tales to finely fashioned autobiographical works; from magic and nursery rhyme to studies of place and dreams and space, even cookery; from two novels for adults to a few plays for children and a host of stories, articles and reviews.
Fredeman, William E., and Ira Bruce Nadel, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 35. Gale Research.
Babington and his associates were executed with great cruelty on 18-19...
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She relates how jigsaws were developed from maps pasted on wood and sawn round international frontiers so that children could learn geography by re-assembling them, and details the solace brought by them to the spinster...
4 October 1957: The USSR launched the 185-pound Sputnik I,...
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4 October 1957
The USSR launched the 185-pound Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit earth; this caused panic in the USA about perceived Soviet research superiority.
By 20 June 2000: Jane Nissen, a former editor at Penguin,...