Angela V. John

Standard Name: John, Angela V.


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Family and Intimate relationships Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
For the last twenty-five years of her life, MHVR lived with Theodora Bosanquet . The two women shared a warm and close relationship; Rhondda's recent biographer, Angela V. John , avoids any speculation on the...
Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Sharp
These two were involved for thirty years before they were able to marry. ES seems to have kept her feelings about this, and the pain it caused her, hidden from her friends, though many of...
Literary responses Evelyn Sharp
Biographer Angela V. John feels that this is the work for which ES is best remembered today.
John, Angela V. “’Behind the Locked Door’: Evelyn Sharp, suffragette and rebel journalist”. Women’s History Review, No. 1, pp. 5 - 13.
Jane Eldridge Miller borrowed its title for her Rebel Women: Feminism, Modernism, and the Edwardian Novel, 1994.
Publishing Evelyn Sharp
Angela V. John calls Dearmer's vivid colour plates and jackets for this and All the Way to Fairylandstunning.
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press, 2009.
Round the World to Wympland followed in 1902, containing both The Candy Witch and...
Reception Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
In 1937 H. G. Wells , who had crossed swords with MHVR before that, depicted her as the unpleasant Lady Roundabout, editor of a weekly women's magazine called Wear and Tear.
Bland, Lucy. “Book Reviews: Angela V. John, Turning the Tide: The Life of Lady Rhondda”. Women’s History, No. 1, pp. 25 - 6.
But her...
Reception Evelyn Sharp
ES was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She was already almost entirely forgotten by the time of her death, perhaps because so much of her writing was done for children, while...
Textual Features Elizabeth Robins
As the title suggests, ER plays with gender roles in this work about a popular woman novelist who uses a male pseudonym: George Mandeville is in life Lois Wilbraham. Lois's husband, Ralph, is horrified by...
Textual Features Evelyn Sharp
The diaries cover holidays, travel, her famine relief work in Russia (briefly excerpted in a pamphlet printed by the Friends Relief Committee), and in Britain the General Strike and civilian life during the Second World...
Textual Production Elizabeth Robins
More than ten of ER 's first novels were published under the pseudonym C. E. Raimond ,
Weber, Brenda R. “Channeling Charlotte: Women’s Secret and Great Powers in Elizabeth Robins’ White Violets”. Women’s Writing, No. 4, pp. 486 -04.
despite her publisher's objection that there's no money in a shadow . . . . The public...
Textual Production Evelyn Sharp
This was reprinted by Manchester University Press in 2009, to coincide with the appearance of Angela V. John 's life of ES .


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