J. G. Robertson

Standard Name: Robertson, J. G.

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Henry Handel Richardson
Ethel Richardson (who later wrote as HHR ) got married at Clontarf near Dublin (her father's birthplace) to the Scotsman J. G. Robertson , a recent graduate student and aspiring academic.
Ackland, Michael. Henry Handel Richardson: A Life. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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Bowen, Elizabeth. “The Evolution of a Novelist”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 2424, p. 395.
395
Family and Intimate relationships Henry Handel Richardson
J. G. Robertson , husband of HHR , died the day following surgery; he had first fallen seriously ill two years before this.
Ackland, Michael. Henry Handel Richardson: A Life. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
241
Family and Intimate relationships Henry Handel Richardson
A closer friendship formed in Leipzig was that with a young Scotsman, George Robertson , who was studying for a PhD in German literature. He reawakened Richardson's interest in books and writing, particularly when she...
Intertextuality and Influence Henry Handel Richardson
She apparently began to write for a readership after giving up the aim of a musical career, by producing contributions for an unnamed friend's manuscript magazine. Her first attempt was Christmas in Australia, an...
Literary responses Henry Handel Richardson
HHR 's husband recalled twenty years later how, although average consumers of circulating-library fiction may have been horrified, to young people interested in literary movements this book was a revelation: not merely a new kind...
Literary responses Henry Handel Richardson
Early reviews mixed horror (a libel on girlhood, the result of a curious mania for telling the literal truth regardless of the ordinary canons as to what is and what is not fitting for...
Literary responses Henry Handel Richardson
Harold Hannyngton Child in the Times Literary Supplement supposed that the author was a man. He proffered the paradox that the novel was never for a moment exciting although it was continuously interesting. He...
Literary responses Henry Handel Richardson
The Times Literary Supplement, still referring courteously to the author as Mr Richardson, paid tribute to histrue creative imagination.
Child, Harold H. “The Way Home”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 1221, p. 398.
398
J. G. Robertson gave it as his unequivocal opinion that this is...
Material Conditions of Writing Henry Handel Richardson
It is generally supposed that HHR 's last novel, The Young Cosima (about the woman who married composer Richard Wagner ) was weakened by the author's loss of her husband in 1933.
Howes, F. S. “The Young Cosima”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 1927, p. 11.
11
Residence Henry Handel Richardson
Ethel Robertson (who later wrote as HHR ) moved from Strasbourg to London when her husband was appointed professor of German at London University .
Ackland, Michael. Henry Handel Richardson: A Life. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
154, 160, 162
Residence Henry Handel Richardson
HHR (now a published novelist) moved with her husband from Harrow in Middlesex to central London, to a house at 90 Regent's Park Road.
Ackland, Michael. Henry Handel Richardson: A Life. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
182-3
Textual Production Henry Handel Richardson
HHR 's first scholarly biographer judges that this book's prime value is as a psychological document in which fantasies eclipse, or compulsions elide, verifiable actuality.
Ackland, Michael. Henry Handel Richardson: A Life. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
2
It is, he says, as revelatory for what it...
Travel Henry Handel Richardson
HHR set sail with her husband , sister , and brother-in-law (who dropped out of the trip early) for a visit back from England to Australia. Part of her object was research for her Australian historical trilogy.
Ackland, Michael. Henry Handel Richardson: A Life. Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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