Daphne Fielding

Standard Name: Fielding, Daphne


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death Iris Tree
IT died not long after burglars had broken into her London home while she was there, and robbed her. Her death (aged seventy-one) was said to be connected with the nervous shock of this event...
death Viola Tree
After being ill for many months, VT died in London of pleurisy.
Iris Tree 's biographer, Daphne Fielding , mis-dates her death to early 1939.
Fielding, Daphne. The Rainbow Picnic. Eyre Methuen.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(16 November 1938): 9
Education Viola Tree
Shortly after her performance as Eurydice, VT moved to Italy to continue her operatic training. She arrived about 5 September 1910 in Milan, where she studied, with intermittent visits to England, until autumn...
Friends, Associates Viola Tree
By mid-1917, VT had met the actor-manager Gerald du Maurier , who became an important figure in her life, especially after the blow of her father's death in July that year. Once she had to...
Reception Iris Tree
IT 's poetry has received little critical attention. There exists one popular biography of her, by Daphne Fielding .
Textual Production Iris Tree
IT 's sole biographer, Daphne Fielding , records that Tree wrote a number of plays during her time in Ireland. It seems they were not printed, since there are no records of them in...
Textual Production Iris Tree
Her unpublished letters are said to offer brilliant concoctions of fantasy and hyperbole.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Her biographer, Daphne Fielding , writes that her letters are so evocative that she seemed to spring out of the envelope as...


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Fielding, Daphne. The Rainbow Picnic. Eyre Methuen, 1974.