Frances Partridge

Standard Name: Partridge, Frances
Used Form: Frances Marshall

Connections

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Cultural formation Julia Strachey
JS grew up in a middle-class, intellectual, predominantly English family, though she spent part of her childhood with her English father and Swiss mother in India. Her father's militant atheism seems not to have...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
Partridge became involved with women including Valentine Dobrée and Frances Marshall (whom he later married), while Carrington began a relationship with Gerald Brenan this year.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
187-93, 202-3
Friends, Associates Julia Strachey
JS 's lifelong friendship with writer Frances Marshall (later Partridge) first began when the two were girls together at Brackenhurst school.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
51
As an adult, JS spent much time at Ham Spray, the Wiltshire home...
Friends, Associates Julia Strachey
Friends and neighbours here included James and Alix Strachey , Clive Bell , and Virginia and Leonard Woolf .
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
105
Frances Partridge writes that JS was generally judged by them to be a lively and...
Health Julia Strachey
Constantly lonely (Gowing was currently in a sanatorium for tuberculosis), JS began in 1951 to see a psychologist, a woman who advised her that her recurring dreams of small animals desperate for love and attention...
Intertextuality and Influence Julia Strachey
The novel's first published title was inspired, according to Frances Partridge , by Virginia Woolf 's description of painter Henry Lamb as nipped, like a man on a pier.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
11
In 1978, when Penguin Books
Occupation Dora Carrington
Carrington was fascinated by film, and in August 1929, in addition to other projects, she co-ordinated the filming of Dr Turner's Mental Home, recorded on a cinecamera by some of her friends and featuring...
politics Julia Strachey
JS wrote to Frances Partridge in July 1940 about the strange calm that has fallen—the calm before the storm, I suppose. I don't feel anxiety any more, personally—in any conscious form that is. I just...
Author summary Julia Strachey
JS published two novels and several pieces of short fiction during her lifetime, in the mid twentieth century. Frances Partridge writes in her introduction to JS 's memoir that when she died, after a long...
Publishing Julia Strachey
This story was first presented by JS to the Memoir Club as Animalia.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
263
Frances Partridge reports that the New Yorker's literary editor was especially pleased with Strachey's submission: after reading her Cheerful...
Publishing Julia Strachey
JS 's acquaintance John Lehmann issued a number of her texts: in addition to The Man on the Pier (1951), he published in the New Writing, in 1940 and 1942-3 respectively, Strachey's stories Fragments...
Publishing Julia Strachey
JS wrote the novel while staying with her aunt Dorothy Bussy 's family at Roquebrune in France, informally separated from her first husband, Stephen Tomlin .
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
113, 116
After finishing her manuscript, she sent...
Textual Features Julia Strachey
Frances Partridge calls this a mammoth
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
198
play, with concerns far removed from the war which was occupying the global horizon at the time.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
159, 198
Textual Production Julia Strachey
Frances Partridge observes that Strachey began to write these memoirs [q]uite late in her life, probably in her sixties.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
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She worked at them in the London Library , and with the assistance of typists...
Textual Production Dora Carrington
Carrington's paintings are housed in such institutions as the Scottish National Portrait Gallery , the Tate Gallery , the Slade School of Art , and private collections. Many of her papers, mainly letters and diaries...

Timeline

5 February 2004
Frances Partridge , diarist, memoirist, and the longest-surviving member of the Bloomsbury group, died at the age of very nearly a hundred and four.