Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell

Standard Name: Meynell, Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid


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Anthologization Viola Meynell
In December 1910, VM and her siblings Francis , Olivia , and Monica published a poetry anthology called Eyes of Youth (a phrase taken from Shakespeare 's The Merry Wives of Windsor), which included...
Family and Intimate relationships Alice Meynell
She bore eight children, of whom one died in infancy. As the family grew, financial worries forced her to work unceasingly. Katharine Tynan was godmother to Olivia , born in 1890, and Francis Thompson was...
Friends, Associates Viola Meynell
The Meynells enjoyed the company of Lawrence and his wife until he published in the English Review his story entitled England, My England (October 1915). The story allegedly misrepresents the events that caused the physical...
Literary responses Viola Meynell
On the basis of these poems, VM 's brother Francis thought her to be a greater poet than their mother , but others disagreed.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Publishing Antonia White
It then appeared as the first book issued by the new firm of Desmond Harmsworth , whose founder and owner was the lover of AW 's friend Wyn Henderson . Two thousand copies were printed...
Publishing Alice Meynell
Her Ten Poems, written between 1913 and 1915, also appeared in 1915, privately published by her youngest son, Francis , at the Romney Street Press .
Badeni, June. The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell. Tabb House.
Connolly, Terence L., editor. Alice Meynell Centenary Tribute. Bruce Humphries.
Reception Alice Meynell
A Centenary Exhibition about AM was organised in London in 1947. Francis Meynell , her youngest son, published a catalogue to the exhibition the same year. Boston College also held a centenary celebration, with reminiscences...
Textual Production Viola Meynell
In 1924 she and Francis together edited another anthology of poems and songs (the latter with music appended), called The Week-End Book. This was popular; it went through several revisions and new editions.
Textual Production Catherine Carswell
She helped W. G. Fay to write his history of the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, The Fays of the Abbey Theatre: An Autobiographical Record (1935), which emphasises the actors and those who managed the...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Alice Meynell
In these essays AM depicts with clarity, gentleness, and humour the experience and perceptions of the child. She aims to avoid sentimentality and to take the child's mind seriously, even when relaying the adult's aesthetic...


1916: Francis Meynell, with the help of Victoria...

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Francis Meynell , with the help of Victoria House Publishing , founded the Pelican Press .

1923: Nonesuch Press was founded at 30 Gerrard...

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Nonesuch Press was founded at 30 Gerrard Street, London, by Francis Meynell , Vera Mendel (who became his second wife two years later), and David Garnett .


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