Gerald Duckworth

Standard Name: Duckworth, Gerald

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Gerald Duckworth (1870-1937) established the firm that became Duckworth & Co. , publishers. He published VW 's first two novels, The Voyage Out, 1915, and Night and Day, 1919.
Leisure and Society Virginia Woolf
After VW turned down his request to photograph her, Cecil Beaton included two drawings and a negative character sketch of her in his Book of Beauty, which was issued by the publishing firm of...
Literary responses Dorothy Richardson
Reviews of the novel were not encouraging: the New York Times piece on it was titled Much Ado About Little. Even Richardson's publisher, Gerald Duckworth , was affected by reviews and began to suggest...
Publishing Virginia Woolf
VW submitted the completed manuscript of her first novel, The Voyage Out, to her half-brother Gerald Duckworth , who, on the advice of Edward Garnett , accepted it for publication on 12 April.
Bell, Quentin. Virginia Woolf: A Biography. Hogarth Press, 1972.
2: 10-11
Publishing Elinor Glyn
She began this novel knowing nothing about writing as a profession. She wrote the entire manuscript in a set of children's copy-books.
Glyn, Elinor. Romantic Adventure. E. P. Dutton, 1937.
93
She finished it quickly, and her husband showed it to Samuel Jeyes
Publishing Elinor Glyn
Her publisher, Gerald Duckworth , advertised this as a Novel for those who are neither old nor young.
Hardwick, Joan. Addicted to Romance: The Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn. Andre Deutsch, 1994.
120
EG addressed her American readers in the US edition in September, mentioning the criticisms made in...
Publishing Dorothy Richardson
H. G. Wells offered to find her another publisher than Duckworth , as he felt she could do better in terms of remuneration and publicity with someone else. Finally, after the manuscript was refused by...
Textual Production Virginia Woolf
VW submitted the completed manuscript of Night and Day to Gerald Duckworth , who accepted it for publication by Duckworth's on 7 May.
Bell, Quentin. Virginia Woolf: A Biography. Hogarth Press, 1972.
2: 232
Textual Production Virginia Woolf
She and Leonard took over the sheets from the original publisher, her half-brother Gerald Duckworth .
Violence Virginia Woolf
The six-year-old Virginia Stephen (later VW ) was sexually abused by her half-brother Gerald Duckworth , who was then eighteen. He left her with lasting feelings of shame.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
125-6

Timeline

1898
Gerald Duckworth (half-brother of Virginia Woolf ) founded his own publishing house at Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London.