A. A. Milne

Standard Name: Milne, A. A.
Birth Name: Alan Alexander Milne


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Education Rose Tremain
At a younger age than this, Rosie did not care for Lewis Carroll 's Alice; she found her bossy and her predicaments baffling. Formative authors in her childhood included A. A. Milne (less the stories...
Education Rosemary Sutcliff
Rosemary's mother was probably her most important teacher. She told her stories which, no matter how outlandish and fantastic, the very young Rosemary accepted as literal truth; she later imparted all kinds of varied information...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Brett
Brett moved in various distinct social circles. Augustus John was an admired acquaintance. Virginia Woolf , a friend, nevertheless commented in 1921 on Brett being one of the entourage of Lady Ottoline Morrell , and...
Literary responses Alison Uttley
This was a book very dear to Alison's heart. She felt that her mother would have loved it.
Judd, Denis. Alison Uttley. Michael Joseph.
It was praised, too, by the Manchester Guardian, The Listener, and other journals, and...
Publishing Jan Struther
Her link with the immensely talented and popular Shepard (illustrator of A. A. Milne 's Winnie the Pooh) was a boost to her career. Most items in Punch at this time were anonymous, but...
Textual Production Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice has been many times adapted for the theatre and for the large and small screens. Both A. A. Milne and the Australian dramatist Helen Jerome produced stage versions during the 1930s, and...


1908: Kenneth Grahame published his now-famous...

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Kenneth Grahame published his now-famous book of children's storiesThe Wind in the Willows, to unenthusiastic reviews.

24 December 1918: Nigel Playfair inaugurated the modern Lyric...

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24 December 1918

Nigel Playfair inaugurated the modern Lyric Theatre at Hammersmith, London, with a performance of Make-Believe by A. A. Milne .

24 December 1925: A story in the London Evening News by A....

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24 December 1925

A story in the London Evening News by A. A. Milne , We Are Introduced to Winnie-the-Pooh and Some Bees, and the Stories Begin, later became the opening of the children's bookWinnie the Pooh.

24 February 1934: The National Council for Civil Liberties...

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24 February 1934

The National Council for Civil Liberties was founded by journalist Ronald Kidd , who had witnessed the treatment of hunger marchers in London in November 1932.


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