Monica Blackett

Standard Name: Blackett, Monica


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Friends, Associates Helen Waddell
Friends from HW 's time at Somerville included Maude Clarke , whom she had known as a child and whose Oxford position had been one of the incentives to go there, and archaelogist Helen Lorimer
Occupation Helen Waddell
After Oxford (where she gave the lectures which launched her scholarly career), HW applied for various academic jobs, which her biographer Monica Blackett considers it lucky she did not get. (Many of these jobs included...
Textual Production Helen Waddell
HW 's sister preserved all her letters, and a chaotic mass of other manuscript material. Meg would have burned these if Monica Blackett had not wished to use them in her biography.
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable.
HW 's...
Textual Production Helen Waddell
Helen Waddell translated Lyrics from the Chinese, published this year as her first book.
Biographer Monica Blackett dates this publication 1915, but both the British Library and the Bodleian Library catalogues clearly list an...
Textual Production Helen Waddell
This work arose out of the W. P. Ker Lecture which HW delivered at Glasgow University on 28 October 1947, after a year's delay from the date at first proposed. Monica Blackett includes the text...


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Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable, 1973.