Robert Gittings

Standard Name: Gittings, Robert

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Cultural formation Thomas Hardy
He was baptised into the Church of England , and as late as the age of twenty-five he was an assiduous church-goer, had some idea of becoming a clergyman, and involved himself deeply in such...
Literary responses Frances Bellerby
These poems were badly reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement
Gittings, Robert, and Frances Bellerby. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by Anne Stevenson and Anne Stevenson, Enitharmon Press, 1986.
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but biographer Robert Gittings (citing the adroit rhythms and half-rhymes
Gittings, Robert, and Frances Bellerby. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by Anne Stevenson and Anne Stevenson, Enitharmon Press, 1986.
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of Your Guess is as Good as Mine) thinks that FB was...
Occupation Frances Horovitz
Through this experience she met the literary biographer Robert Gittings . She built with him a professional partnership to work on interpretations of John Keats and Thomas Hardy , of whom Gittings was writing biographies...
Publishing Mary Cowden Clarke
This was written at Genoa, and first appeared serially in the Gentleman's Magazine. MCC was, for once, in London to see this book through the press.
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
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Robert Gittings edited a reprint in 1969.
Textual Production Frances Bellerby
FB published a volume of stories entitled Come to An End. Her biographer Robert Gittings thinks them uneven, and that the best are autobiographical.
Gittings, Robert, and Frances Bellerby. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by Anne Stevenson and Anne Stevenson, Enitharmon Press, 1986.
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Textual Production Frances Bellerby
By 1968 she had given it up, fearing it would make her mad. As an unfinished manuscript it was used by Robert Gittings in his introduction to her Selected Poems, 1986.
Gittings, Robert, and Frances Bellerby. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by Anne Stevenson and Anne Stevenson, Enitharmon Press, 1986.
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Textual Production Thomas Hardy
TH 's first known writing seems to have been a series of competent but undistinguished accounts for the Dorset Chronicle of church restorations he had worked on in his capacity as an architect. These date...

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