Alfred Leslie Rowse

Standard Name: Rowse, Alfred Leslie
Used Form: A. L. Rowse


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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Jenkins
In her day EJ knew most of the London literary world. She met Agatha Christie , whom she described as the most elegantly dressed elderly woman I have ever seen.
Jenkins, Elizabeth. The View from Downshire Hill. Michael Johnson.
She counted among her...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Jennings
She had a remarkably catholic talent for friendship. During her student days she became a friend of Philip Larkin and Kingsley Amis . Her correspondents at this and later periods of her life included her...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Jenkins
This book was inspired by the scholar A. L. Rowse , and by a visit to him and her publisher friend Raleigh Trevelyan at their houses in Cornwall. It treated Arthur not as a...
Literary responses Elizabeth Jenkins
The TLS review pointed out two small errors and suggested that both Elizabeth's relationship with Mary Queen of Scots and the nature of England's rivalry with Spain were somewhat oversimplified here, but it praised the...
Literary responses Aemilia Lanyer
AL suffered the fate of many early women writers in being not so much discouraged as ignored. Despite the presentation copies, it does not appear that her splendid poem had a wide circulation. When she...
Literary responses Barbara Pym
The sales of this second novel nearly doubled those of Pym's first: Excellent Women sold 5,477 copies in the two months to June 1952, while Some Tame Gazelle sold only 3,722 in the thirteen years...
Reception Susan Tweedsmuir
The book reached a second printing early the next year, and was widely praised by reviewers (including A. L. Rowse in the Sunday Times) as an evocation of the past.
Tweedsmuir, Susan. The Lilac and the Rose. G. Duckworth.
Tweedsmuir, Susan. A Winter Bouquet. G. Duckworth.
Textual Production Susan Tweedsmuir
In July 1946 there appeared ST 's first edited volume of her late husband's work: The Clearing House, a Survey of One Man's Mind: A Selection from the Writings of John Buchan, with a...


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Shakespeare, William. “Introduction”. Sonnets, edited by Alfred Leslie Rowse, Macmillan, 1964, p. vii - xxxvii.
Shakespeare, William. Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Editor Rowse, Alfred Leslie, Macmillan, 1964.
Lanyer, Aemilia. The Poems of Shakespeare’s Dark Lady. Editor Rowse, Alfred Leslie, Jonathan Cape, 1978.