Lady Ottoline Morrell
Standard Name: Morrell, Lady Ottoline
Birth Name: Ottoline Violet Anne Bentinck
Titled: Lady Ottoline Anne Violet Bentinck
Married Name: Lady Ottoline Anne Violet Morrell
LOM is best known as an early twentieth-century literary hostess who appears frequently in the memoirs, biographies, and fictions written by her guests. She aspired to be a writer herself, and she produced journals, letters, and memoirs, as well as collaborating with Bertrand Russell on fiction and non-fiction.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Dora Carrington|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Margaret Sackville|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Constance Holme|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Aldous Huxley|
|Friends, Associates||Hope Mirrlees||
Before her death, Ottoline Morrell named writer HM as one of her literary executors; the two had been friends for some twenty years.
Woolf, Virginia. The Diary of Virginia Woolf. Bell, Anne Olivier and Andrew McNeillieEditors , Hogarth Press, 1984.
|Friends, Associates||Rose Allatini|
|Friends, Associates||Henry Green||
HG was one of those whom Lady Ottoline Morrell entertained at her London salon and whose careers she nurtured with encouragement and influence. Explicitly speaking for others as well as himself, he said she took...
|Friends, Associates||Ruth Pitter|
|Friends, Associates||Hope Mirrlees|
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth von Arnim|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Agnes Hamilton|
|Friends, Associates||Dora Russell|
|Friends, Associates||Enid Bagnold|
|Friends, Associates||Edith Sitwell||
ES had many friendships, and there were few notables in the artistic world whom she did not meet. Her friendships were quite volatile, with frequent quarrels, sometimes caused by the practical jokes and the heightened...
|Friends, Associates||Lady Margaret Sackville|