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The Resource Dearest Jean : Rose Macaulay's letters to a cousin, [edited by] Martin Ferguson Smith

Dearest Jean : Rose Macaulay's letters to a cousin, [edited by] Martin Ferguson Smith

Label
Dearest Jean : Rose Macaulay's letters to a cousin
Title
Dearest Jean
Title remainder
Rose Macaulay's letters to a cousin
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Martin Ferguson Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rose Macaulay was one of the most versatile, successful, and significant women writers in the first half of the twentieth century and Jean Smith, Macaulay's first cousin, is a talented but diffident and depressive poet who was briefly an Anglican nun before converting to Roman Catholicism. This title presents the letters from Macaulay to Smith.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IeDuTC
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1881-1958
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macaulay, Rose
Dewey number
826.912
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1891-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Jean
  • Smith, Martin Ferguson
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macaulay, Rose
  • Smith, Jean
  • Authors, English
  • Women authors, English
  • Biography
  • Autobiography: arts & entertainment
  • Diaries, letters & journals
  • Anthologies: general
  • Literature: history & criticism
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • Ireland
Summary expansion
These lively and candid letters from Rose Macaulay to her first cousin Jean Smith are previously unknown. Macaulay was one of the most versatile, successful, and significant writers in the first half of the twentieth century, Smith a talented but diffident and depressive poet who was briefly an Anglican nun before converting to Roman Catholicism. The letters throw fascinating and often amusing light not only on the writer's private life, unconventional character, and varied career, but also on the lively literary and social circles in which she moved. They are essential reading for all interested in British literary culture and women's writing
Label
Dearest Jean : Rose Macaulay's letters to a cousin, [edited by] Martin Ferguson Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List Of Illustrations -- Abbreviations -- Editor's Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Chronology -- Introduction -- I. Rose Macaulay: The First Half Of Her Life -- 1. The Daughter Who Was Not A Boy. (1881-1894) -- 2. Growing Wings. (1894-1903) -- 3. The Valley Captive. (1903-1906) -- 4. The Secret River. (1906-1914) -- 5. War And Love. (1914-1919) -- II. Jean Smith -- 1. The Consul's Daughter. (1891-1911) -- 2. Cambridge. (1911-1915) -- 3. Munitions And Sugar. (1916-1919) -- 4. Helicon And The Isis. (1919-1926) -- 5. Canterbury Or Rome? (1926-1938) -- 6. War, Duty, And Darkness. (1939-1960) -- 7. "Lead, Kindly Light". (1961-1979) -- The Letters -- Appendices -- I. Rose Macaulay's Birth And First Weeks -- II. "Ash Wednesday 1941" -- Bibliography -- I. Works By Rose Macaulay -- II. Books About Rose Macaulay -- Key To First Names -- Family Trees -- I. The Family Of Rose Macaulay -- II. The Family Of Jean Smith -- Index
Control code
BDZ0012856042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, [16] p. of plates, 307 p.
Isbn
9780719085215
Isbn Type
(cased)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables, ports.
Label
Dearest Jean : Rose Macaulay's letters to a cousin, [edited by] Martin Ferguson Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List Of Illustrations -- Abbreviations -- Editor's Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Chronology -- Introduction -- I. Rose Macaulay: The First Half Of Her Life -- 1. The Daughter Who Was Not A Boy. (1881-1894) -- 2. Growing Wings. (1894-1903) -- 3. The Valley Captive. (1903-1906) -- 4. The Secret River. (1906-1914) -- 5. War And Love. (1914-1919) -- II. Jean Smith -- 1. The Consul's Daughter. (1891-1911) -- 2. Cambridge. (1911-1915) -- 3. Munitions And Sugar. (1916-1919) -- 4. Helicon And The Isis. (1919-1926) -- 5. Canterbury Or Rome? (1926-1938) -- 6. War, Duty, And Darkness. (1939-1960) -- 7. "Lead, Kindly Light". (1961-1979) -- The Letters -- Appendices -- I. Rose Macaulay's Birth And First Weeks -- II. "Ash Wednesday 1941" -- Bibliography -- I. Works By Rose Macaulay -- II. Books About Rose Macaulay -- Key To First Names -- Family Trees -- I. The Family Of Rose Macaulay -- II. The Family Of Jean Smith -- Index
Control code
BDZ0012856042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, [16] p. of plates, 307 p.
Isbn
9780719085215
Isbn Type
(cased)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables, ports.

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