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, 1984.
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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, 1930.
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. Tennant, StephenEditor , Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.
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 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, 1988.
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, 2003, pp. 9 - 39.
She now wrote, she later said, entirely for myself, and...
Publishing Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
She said that William Heinemann and other publishers were full of the spirit of commercialism. He had reportedly told her: So tragic is the book, it would never find readers.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Murray 's suggestion that...
Publishing Willa Cather
The title comes from that of a French pastoral painting by Jules Breton , which Cather bought for her brother Roscoe in 1908.
Lee, Hermione. Willa Cather: A Life Saved Up. Virago, 1989.
Cather, Willa. “A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather”. The Willa Cather Archive, edited by Andrew Jewell, Janis P. Stout, Andrew Jewell, and Janis P. Stout.
to Roscoe Cather, 2 March 1908
She later removed the romantic...
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, 1981.
1894, of which she liked neither the title nor the illustrations by...


1 February 1890
William Heinemann founded his own publishing house at 21 Bedford Street, London.