Hilaire Belloc

Standard Name: Belloc, Hilaire
Used Form: Joseph Hilaire Pierre René
Used Form: Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene


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Education Antonia White
After the Convent of the Sacred Heart, AW was sent to St Paul's Girls' School . The gentle social pressure which here took the place of draconian discipline meant nothing to her: she wore outrageous...
Family and Intimate relationships Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP 's son, Joseph Hilaire Pierre René , generally known as Hilaire Belloc (but to his family as Hilary), was born on 27 July 1870, just before the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war. He too...
Family and Intimate relationships Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's brother, Hilaire Belloc , her junior by two years, grew up to be a Roman Catholic who felt deeply and wrote inspiringly about his religion, a writer like his grandmother, mother and sister...
Friends, Associates Alice Meynell
Following her early conquest of Tennyson , AM went on to develop a large circle of literary acquaintances. Callers on the Meynells at Palace Court included Irish writer Katharine Tynan , Aubrey Beardsley (while he...
Friends, Associates Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP knew personally and corresponded with many of the Victorian intelligentsia. In addition to her Langham Place associates already mentioned, her literary friends and acquaintances included Matilda Hays , Harriet Martineau , Anthony Trollope ,...
Intertextuality and Influence Joanna Cannan
Alison Dunbar, lonely among her fashion-conscious and shopping-mad schoolmates, begins writing her pony story in exercise books (as was Cannan's own habit) and attains the apotheosis of acceptance by a publisher. She also sheds the...
Intertextuality and Influence May Cannan
Soon MC was once again, as during the war, writing not for herself alone but for a group. Women Demobilized, July 1919 deals with women whose men have been killed. It ends: Now in our...
Intertextuality and Influence Wendy Cope
The Muse Strikes Back does not show WC answering in anger. Her poem to John Clare (written for the John Clare Society ) is a celebration and a declaration of kinship: Awake in the early...
Intertextuality and Influence Pamela Frankau
This novel centres around the family and professional relationships of a man with a will to power: J. G. (or Sir James) Baron, a newspaper magnate. PF insisted that this character was not based on...
Literary responses Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL feared her brother would dislike this book because of his unworldliness, his unawareness of his own fame, and his remoteness from contemporary reality. With the public, however, it was an immediate success, and sold...
Literary responses Emmuska, Baroness Orczy
This is the novel chosen for analysis by Patrick Braybrooke in Some Goddesses of the Pen, 1928. He is clearly disturbed by EBO 's presentation of anti-semitism, but credits her with candour and straight...
Literary responses Ruth Pitter
Belloc 's preface quotes a passage from RP and compares it with lines by Rudyard Kipling and by Edith Sitwell to argue Pitter's superiority to either of these distinguished poets in the classical spirit.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012]. http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive.
1318 (5 May 1927): 316
Occupation Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL resolved early on a writing career, and in 1888 became (through the influence of Cardinal Manning , a family friend), a journalist for the Pall Mall Gazette. Her earnings contributed, in a tradition...
Publishing Ruth Pitter
RP published a volume entitled First and Second Poems 1912-1925. Hilaire Belloc covered her production costs (again) and supplied a preface which praises her work very highly.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012]. http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive.
1318 (5 May 1927): 316
Publishing Ruth Pitter
Hilaire Belloc helped her to achieve this by paying for its publication out of his own pocket.
Russell, Arthur et al. “Faithful to Delight: A Portrait Sketch”. Ruth Pitter: Homage to a Poet, edited by Arthur Russell, Rapp and Whiting, pp. 19-40.


1907: Alfred Richard Orage and Holbrook Jackson...

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Alfred Richard Orage and Holbrook Jackson acquired the weekly reviewNew Age (founded in 1894).
Kindley, Evan. “Ismism”. London Review of Books, Vol.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
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