Babington Smith, Constance. Rose Macaulay. Collins, 1972.
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|Leisure and Society||Rose Macaulay||
She loved speed. She owned a car, and loved to drive fast (she was once convicted of careless driving after a car crash in which Gerald O'Donovan suffered head injuries), and she had always wanted...
|Material Conditions of Writing||Angela Thirkell||
She began working on this a little before her collection of children's stories. She was at first intimidated by the idea of doing historical, archival research. Her publisher, Hamilton , encouraged her, and when she...
|Textual Features||Angela Thirkell||
High Rising introduces the character of Laura Morland, a thriller-writer who does not take her art too seriously and who crops up in AT 's later Barchester series in one novel after another. Thirkell called...
|Textual Production||Angela Thirkell||
Thirkell began writing this book late in 1934 (under pressure of anxiety because her first husband, James Campbell McInnes , was back in England from Canada for the first time in years). To her publisher,...
As their lives became more pinched for cash, JR became depressed and physically abusive, battering Tilden-Smith and inflicting scratches, black eyes, and bloody wounds on his face. His principal employer, publisher Hamish Hamilton , attempted...