R. Brimley Johnson

Standard Name: Johnson, R. Brimley

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Literary responses E. M. Delafield
Punch gave the novel a very positive review, which Heinemann used in their advertising: An almost uncannily penetrating study of the development of a poseuse. Told with remarkable insight and a care that is both...
Literary responses Elinor Mordaunt
R. Brimley Johnson particularly admired the portrait of the mother in The Pendulum,
Johnson, R. Brimley. Some Contemporary Novelists (Women). Books for Libraries Press, 1967.
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whom he called one of the noblest mothers in fiction.
Johnson, R. Brimley. Some Contemporary Novelists (Women). Books for Libraries Press, 1967.
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Literary responses Elinor Mordaunt
Johnson thought these stories less successful that EM 's novels. He may have been influenced by his declared belief that women have seldom excelled in short fiction.
Johnson, R. Brimley. Some Contemporary Novelists (Women). Books for Libraries Press, 1967.
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Woolf , too, was less warm in...
Literary responses Amber Reeves
W. L. George discerned in this novel the profound hopelessness of youth, and called its realism remarkable.
George, Walter Lionel. A Novelist on Novels. W. Collins Sons, 1918.
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R. Brimley Johnson implied that its conclusions (about the ordinariness and stupidity of heroines) were...
Literary responses Amber Reeves
W. L. George felt that this novel developed AR 's highest quality, the understanding of the ordinary man [sic].
George, Walter Lionel. A Novelist on Novels. W. Collins Sons, 1918.
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R. Brimley Johnson felt it would have been better if it had avoided tragedy and...
Literary responses Amber Reeves
R. Brimley Johnson found a certain queer simple sincerity in Helen, reflected in the fact that through various sexual adventures she was always faithful to her first love, with whom her quite normal wooing and...
Literary responses Amber Reeves
After the appearance of her first three novels, two critics gave AR a significant place in accounts of the current state of fiction. R. Brimley Johnson characterised her as a sex-explorer, free from either...
Literary responses Ethel Sidgwick
Critic R. Brimley Johnson , comparing the four Sidgwick novels lined by Violet's family, said that Hatchwaysis a stronger story in its main plot; but rather weaker in the side issues.
Johnson, R. Brimley. Some Contemporary Novelists (Women). Books for Libraries Press, 1967.
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Literary responses Ethel Sidgwick
ES 's interest in the interaction of different national cultures, and in the issue of what it means to be English, caused some commentators to liken her to Henry James . R. Brimley Johnson in...
Publishing Sarah Green
The literary-critical preface, unusually for such a satirical work, bears her intials. Green says she has reasons for concealing her name, but will affix the REAL initials of that name to this advertisement. ....
Reception Elinor Mordaunt
Overall Johnson , writing in 1920, admired in EM 's work a somewhat severe aloofness and grim humour. She reminded him of Sheila Kaye-Smith , though he did not find in her the masculinity he...
Textual Features Ethel Sidgwick
The heroine of A Lady of Leisure, Violet Ashwin later Shovell, tries to move beyond the confines of her class by becoming a working dressmaker. R. Brimley Johnson regarded her enthusiastically as daring in...
Textual Production Mary Russell Mitford
The editor of this second selection of Mitford's letters was Henry Chorley . Her Correspondence with Charles Boner and John Ruskin followed in 1914. R. Brimley Johnson published another selection of her letters in 1925...

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