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 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...
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
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 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...
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...
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 F. Tennyson Jesse
William Heinemann had read FTJ 's stories in the English Review, and asked her to meet him to discuss a book publication. They became good friends, dining once a week when she was in...
Publishing F. Tennyson Jesse
She had been growing increasingly disenchanted with Heinemann ever since William Heinemann died in 1920 and Charles Evans became the chairman of the firm. She failed to produced a new novel during the war, and...
Publishing Constance Lytton
She wrote this book slowly and laboriously with her left hand, her right hand having been disabled by a stroke.
Elizabeth Edith, Countess of Balfour, and Constance Lytton. “Preface, Introduction”. Letters of Constance Lytton, edited by Elizabeth Edith, Countess of Balfour and Elizabeth Edith, Countess of Balfour, Heinemann, p. v, xi - xv.
It appeared with two authors' names, like a collaboration between CL and Jane Warton...
Publishing Henry Handel Richardson
It was substantially completed in draft before she moved in 1903 from Germany to England. There she felt that literature was at a low ebb, with an insular public which valued only utilitarian writers like...
Publishing Ada Cambridge
AC 's association with the publisher William Heinemann of London began with the publication of A Marked Man. Although she published with several other companies, Heinemann remained her primary publisher from this time.
Cambridge, Ada, and Elizabeth Morrison. A Woman’s Friendship. New South Wales University Press.
xvi, xxiv
Publishing Willa Cather
This book too dated back to 1911, when WC produced two stories, Alexandra and The Bohemian Girl, which eventually became part of it.
Urgo, Joseph R., and Willa Cather. “Introduction. Willa Cather: A Brief Chronology. A Note on the Text”. My Ántonia, edited by Joseph R. Urgo and Joseph R. Urgo, Broadview Press, pp. 9-39.
She now wrote, she later said, entirely for myself, and...


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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