J. D. Beresford

Standard Name: Beresford, J. D.
Used Form: Jack Beresford
Used Form: John Davys Beresford


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Friends, Associates Storm Jameson
Jameson met Romer Wilson , Charles Morgan , and J. W. N. Sullivan through her Knopf connections. By about 1924 she and Edith Sitwell had visited each other's homes. Jameson felt that in spite of...
Friends, Associates Naomi Royde-Smith
Another close friend of NRS , J. D. Beresford , a highly-regarded novelist, was also an important friend to Dorothy Richardson , and a mentor and support to Macaulay as well as Royde-Smith, and such...
Friends, Associates Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
Neighbours and guests of CADS in Cornwall included J. D. Beresford , Dorothy Richardson , and E. M. Delafield . Noël Coward came for a miserable weekend, when he was ostracized by the family because...
Literary responses Marie Belloc Lowndes
The Times Literary Supplement remarked that MBL and J. D. Beresford , the first two authors in the series, were of sufficient stature to launch it effectively. After this, however, it criticised Lowndes for allowing...
Material Conditions of Writing Dorothy Richardson
She was encouraged to write this book by J. D. Beresford and his wife Beatrice , by H. G. Wells , and by the editors of the Saturday Review. The Beresfords introduced her to...
Occupation Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
She served as the club's organizer and hostess. She intended it as a space where fledgling writers could gather and make contact with established authors. Her friend J. D. Beresford , novelist, was the club's...
Textual Production Dorothy Richardson
DR published Pointed Roofs, an autobiographical novel introduced by her friend J. D. Beresford . It is the first volume of her well-known and influential series, Pilgrimage.
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 36. Gale Research.
Fromm, Gloria G. Dorothy Richardson: A Biography. University of Illinois Press.
Travel Dorothy Richardson
Shortly after her extended stay in Sussex, DR made the first of many visits to Cornwall, where she stayed with the writer J. D. Beresford and his wife Beatrice .
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 36. Gale Research.


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Beresford, J. D. “Life Sentence”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 1729, p. 174.
Richardson, Dorothy, and J. D. Beresford. Pointed Roofs. Duckworth, 1915.