William Heinemann

Standard Name: Heinemann, William


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Dedications F. Tennyson Jesse
FTJ dedicated to the memory of William Heinemann her scholarly work on crime, entitled Murder & Its Motives.
Colenbrander, Joanna. A Portrait of Fryn. A. Deutsch.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Family and Intimate relationships F. Tennyson Jesse
FTJ 's strong, wilful, and playful personality, in addition to her beauty, attracted many suitors. Her admirers included publisher William Heinemann and Sir Alfred Mond (owner of the English Review). She described Harold Child
Friends, Associates Flora Annie Steel
One dinner-party at William Heinemann 's featured the artist James McNeill Whistler (whose paintings were much in evidence on the walls), Edmund Gosse and his wife , FAS and her daughter, and Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
Friends, Associates Ella Hepworth Dixon
EHD considered William Heinemann , her publisher, as also a close personal friend.
Dixon, Ella Hepworth. "As I Knew Them". Huchinson.
51, 77, 187
She once attended a party in St John's Wood at the house of Karl Blind (stepfather of the poet...
Literary responses Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
While CADS met with disapproval from her family for her two feminist novels; she received support from the literary community. Her publisher and friend William Heinemann wrote to her, Your characters are exceedingly vivid—I have...
Literary responses Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
Reception was mixed: some critics awarded high praise, but the American publisher Alfred Knopf wrote to Heinemann : the novel is most decidedly not my kind of book . . . . Mrs Dawson Scott...
Literary responses Willa Cather
A review by Randolph Bourne in the USA levelled much the same criticisms as William Heinemann in England.
Cather, Willa. On Writing. Editor Tennant, Stephen, Alfred A. Knopf.
H. L. Mencken , however, thought this book still more competent, more searching and convincing, better...
Other Life Event Ella Hepworth Dixon
EHD helped William Heinemann , William Archer , and Elizabeth Robins put on a reading of Ibsen'sJohn Gabriel Borkman in London for copyright purposes. She played a small part, which she read in German...
politics Flora Annie Steel
FAS 's possessions were auctioned off in the market square, which she had decorated in suffragette colours. She had arranged that her publisher, William Heinemann , should buy the first lot: manuscripts which included the...
Publishing Flora Annie Steel
Although this edition was not handsome in appearance, FAS preferred it to the grander English edition retitled Tales of the Punjab,
Powell, Violet. Flora Annie Steel: Novelist of India. Heinemann.
1894, of which she liked neither the title nor the illustrations by...
Publishing Ella Hepworth Dixon
Dixon said she had begun this work in 1892-3, before the rush of woman-books began.
Fehlbaum, Valerie. Ella Hepworth Dixon: the Story of a Modern Woman. Ashgate.
It had first appeared as a serial in Lady's Pictorial, listed with both the author's name and her...
Publishing Flora Annie Steel
This novel was initially rejected by Macmillan . They cited weakness in the writing, but may in fact have feared the relative even-handedness of its treatment of the English and Indian viewpoints, in a context...
Publishing George Egerton
After receiving Gill's advice, GE sent the manuscript to William Heinemann , who promptly returned it, saying he was not interested in publishing mediocre short stories.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. Editor White, Terence de Vere, Richards Press.
She then sent it to John Lane at...
Publishing Flora Annie Steel
FAS later put up the manuscript of chapter one for auction in the marketplace at Talgarth when her goods were distrained because, as a suffragist, she refused to pay taxes without representation. The chapter, with...
Publishing Sarah Grand
It took her three years to find a publisher willing to take on its controversial subject-matter.
Grand, Sarah. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 1. Editor Heilmann, Ann, Routledge.
Blackwood refused it. George Meredith , as a reader for Chapman and Hall , rejected it, advising SG


1 February 1890: William Heinemann founded his own publishing...

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1 February 1890

William Heinemann founded his own publishing house at 21 Bedford Street, London.


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