Dana Greene

Standard Name: Greene, Dana


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Education Evelyn Underhill
EU began attending Sandgate House, a boarding school in the village of Sandgate, near Folkestone in Kent.
Some sources declare that EU went to Sandgate at ten years old, but biographer Dana Greene
Literary responses Evelyn Underhill
George Sydney Freeman praised EU for her powers of description shown here, her humour, and her splashes of satire,
Freeman, George Sydney. “Review of <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>The Lost Word</span> by Evelyn Underhill”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 265, p. 45.
but recent biographer Dana Greene states categorically that The Lost Word is not a good...
Literary responses Evelyn Underhill
Marie Belloc Lowndes thought this novel and The Grey World had a quality of poetical beauty no writer has since attained. She deplored a later slighting reference to these novels, and liked them better than...
Literary responses Evelyn Underhill
Mysticism was an immediate success. Biographer Dana Greene notes, Many thought it the work of a man (the name Evelyn being given to people of both genders), a trained theologian.
Greene, Dana. Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life. Crossroad.
The Independent called it...
Literary responses Evelyn Underhill
According to her biographer Dana Greene , EUknew her position was an iconoclastic one but she was nonetheless unprepared for the attacks it engendered.
Greene, Dana. Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life. Crossroad.
Her friend Arthur Machen , a Catholic, wrote a...
Reception Elizabeth Jennings
EJ described her method as that of working through many successive drafts of the whole poem until she had satisfied herself. Art is not self-expression while, for me, confessional poetry is almost a contradiction in...
Reception Denise Levertov
Among much critical comment on her, Linda Wagner-Martin edited and published by autumn 1979 a book of essays entitled Denise Levertov: In Her Own Province.
Book Review Index. Gale Research.
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The immense respect accorded in her early...
Reception Evelyn Underhill
A volume of EU 's letters was published in 1944, edited and introduced by Charles Williams . Dana Greene has edited two selections from her writings, in 1988 and 1993. In her biography, Evelyn Underhill...
Textual Features Evelyn Underhill
Its central character, Paul Vickery, a young man with mystical tendencies, turns to architecture as a way of representing the spiritual world on earth.
Biographer Dana Greene mistakenly calls the main character Paul Valéry.
Greene, Dana. Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life. Crossroad.
Textual Production Evelyn Underhill
EU issued her first full-length biographical study, Ruysbroeck, about the fourteenth-century Flemish mystic Jan van Ruusbroec (or John Ruysbroeck).
Dana Greene and theDictionary of Literary Biography mistakenly give the original publication date as 1915.
Greene, Dana. Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life. Crossroad.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Textual Production Evelyn Underhill
Following Mysticism, EU made a brief foray into publishing devotional works. The Path of Eternal Wisdom: A Mystical Commentary on the Way of the Cross, 1911, concerns Jesus 's passion and death. This...
Travel Evelyn Underhill
She was impressed by the physical beauty of Italy—the landscape, architecture, and art—but also by the lingering, medieval sense of ritual and religion there. Biographer Dana Greene writes that in Italy EU found powerful and...


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Greene, Dana. Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life. Crossroad, 1990.