Letters and cards by Rose Macaulay to Eric Gillett, editor and publisher, c1932-c1939.
MACAULAY, Rose (1881-1958) - letters to Eric Gillett
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- Dates of Creationc1932-c1939
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Rose Macaulay was born in Rugby in 1881 and educated at Somerville College, Oxford. She was a prolific writer: her first best-seller was Potterism in 1920 but she also published a biography of John Milton, and wrote verse. Her final novel, The Towers of Trezibond (1956) was especially highly regarded and created a literary sensation. She also wrote many articles for periodicals such as The Spectator and The Observer . Her correspondence with a distant cousin, the Revd. J.H.C. Johnson, was published posthumously as Letters to a Friend (1961) and Last Letters to a Friend (1962).
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Rose Macaulay's papers are also held at the following repositories: British Library; Bodleian Library, Oxford; King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge; National Portrait Gallery, London; Henry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas; Trinity College, Cambridge; University of Warwick, Modern Records Centre.
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