Standard Name: Sinclair, May
Birth Name: Mary Amelia St Clair Sinclair
Self-constructed Name: May Sinclair
Styled: May Sinclair
Pseudonym: Julian Sinclair
MS , a major figure in the development of Modernism, wrote more than two dozen works ranging from novels (twenty-one of them), poetry, and collections of short stories to polemical pamphlets, philosophical treatises, translations, biography and a personal account of war experience. She was also a well-regarded book reviewer and literary critic. During her last decades she published nothing, and almost dropped from literary consciousness.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Bryher||
Though emotionally empty, the marriage was artistically productive. Most significantly, Bryher's introductions and family funds allowed McAlmon to establish his influential press, Contact Editions . Thus, Bryher's money and social connections enabled the publication of...
|Family and Intimate relationships||H. D.||
Bryher, the illegitimate daughter of wealthy shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman , had developed an interest in HD after reading her poetry, and wrote to her requesting a meeting. She had obtained HD's address from...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Charlotte Mew||
CM met novelist May Sinclair , and for a brief period an ambivalent and intense
friendship developed between them.
Raitt, Suzanne. “Charlotte Mew and May Sinclair: A love-song”. Critical Quarterly, No. 3, pp. 3 - 17.
Fitzgerald, Penelope. Charlotte Mew and Her Friends. Collins, 1984, p. 240 pp.
|Friends, Associates||Katharine Tynan|
|Friends, Associates||Violet Hunt|
|Friends, Associates||Stella Benson|
|Friends, Associates||Evelyn Underhill|
|Friends, Associates||Phyllis Bottome|
|Friends, Associates||Storm Jameson|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Webb|
|Friends, Associates||Dorothy Richardson||
Throughout the late 1910s and 1920s, DR 's other friends and acquaintances included Violet Hunt , May Sinclair , Marianne Moore , C. A. Dawson-Scott , Catherine Carswell , and Sinclair Lewis .
Richardson, Dorothy. Windows on Modernism: Selected Letters of Dorothy Richardson. Fromm, Gloria G.Editor , University of Georgia Press, 1995.
39, 107, 138, 141, 170, 284
|Friends, Associates||Ella Hepworth Dixon|
|Friends, Associates||Virginia Woolf||
They developed a relationship that was competitive yet sustaining and essential to both. In August 1920 Woolf commented on Mansfield in her diary: a woman caring as I care for writing is rare enough I...
|Friends, Associates||Marie Belloc Lowndes|
9 November 1857
The first issue appeared of the US magazineAtlantic Monthly. It set out to provide articles of an abstract and permanent value, while not ignoring the healthy appetite of the mind for entertainment in...
Early December 1908
A meeting of suffragists at the Albert Hall was marred by violence from both sides: a woman struck a steward in the face with a whip, and women were roughly handled.