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H.G. Wells and Rebecca West

J. R. Hammond

H.G. Wells and Rebecca West

by J. R. Hammond

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Wells, H. G. 1866-1946 -- Relations with women,
    • West, Rebecca, Dame, 1892- -- Relations with men,
    • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Authorship -- Collaboration

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-275) and index.

      StatementJ.R. Hammond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5776 .H36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1547815M
      ISBN 100312071639
      LC Control Number91027232

      A plot against England that even the genius of H. G. Wells could not have imagined. It’s The Great War grips the world—and from the Western Front a strange story emerges a story of St. George and a brigade of angels descending from heaven to fight beside the beleaguered British troops. H.G. Wells's best known works are THE TIME MACHINE (), one of the first modern science fiction stories, THE INVISIBLE MAN (), and THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (). Wells wrote over a hundred of books, about fifty of them novels.

      In his novels Wells used his two wives, Amber Reeves, Rebecca West, Odette Keun and all the passing mistresses as models for his characters. ''I was never a great amorist,'' Wells wrote in EXPERIMENT IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY () ''though I have loved several people very deeply.'' Rebecca West became a famous author and married a wealthy banker. Wells had a long entanglement with the writer Rebecca West, whom he met when he was in his mids and she was He also fathered a son during this relationship, the future writer Anthony West.5/5.

      In Wells began a ten-year relationship with the writer Rebecca West, who became the mother of their son, Anthony West, in Beginning in , Henry James, who saw in Wells the most gifted writer of the age, had sought to make him a disciplined artist in fiction.   ‎Richard Hardy, a member of the British gentry, tries to resolve problems in his marriage as he travels with a psychiatrist. The book is to a great extent autobiographical. H. G. had read some brillliantly composed articles by a writer who wrote under the Author: Librivox.


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H.G. Wells and Rebecca West by J. R. Hammond Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wells and West first met when The liaison between and Rebecca West lasted ten years, from toduring which time they influenced each other's writing and both produced fiction which re-imagined and drew creatively on their relationship/5. Wells & Rebecca West book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5. SATURDAY HISTORY LESSON: Rebecca West, H.G. Wells, and Anthony Panther West.

West met H.G. Wells, the great love of her life, when she was just nineteen, after he invited her to dine with him. too. And when the book was finally published in England inafter West’s death, he wrote a preface in which he conceded only that: “Time.

H.G. WELLS AND REBECCA WEST. G.) (Wells] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is about the ten year love affair, which began inbetween the world famous writer aged 46 and the 20 year old Rebecca West. books culture H. Wells letters love love letters Rebecca West View Full Site Brain Pickings participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commissions by linking to Amazon.

Buy a cheap copy of H.G. WELLS AND REBECCA WEST. book. Free shipping over $ H. Wells & Rebecca West Hardcover – January 1, by Gordon Norton Ray (Author)Author: Gordon Norton Ray. Get this from a library. H.G. Wells and Rebecca West. [J R Hammond]. Wells is "charming", with "piercing blue eyes", and West is too often "young" and "passionate"; voices are "mellifluous" and rain is "torrential".

Author: Lara Feigel. A joint biography telling the story of the literary partnership between and Rebecca West, which lasted ten years, from to During these years, they influenced each other's writing and both produced fiction which drew on their relationship.

Essentially the ten year liaison () between Wells and Rebecca West is a sad, commonplace story magnified by the intellectual calibre of the participants and made still more ironic and relevant in this day and age by the fact that West, when she was twenty, was a militant feminist although she was unable to extend any of her emancipation to the relationship per se which deteriorated.

Wells at the Internet Book List; H. Wells at Library of Congress Authorities, with catalogue records; Future Tense – The Story of H. Wells at BBC One – th anniversary documentary () "In the footsteps of H G Wells" at New Statesman – "The great author called for a Human Rights Act; 60 years later, we have it" ()Alma mater: Royal College of Science (Imperial.

Hammond. Wells and Rebecca West. New York: St. Martin's, pp. $ In a letter to Emanie Arling, written at the time of H. Wells's death, Rebecca West summed up their relationship with characteristic exaggeration: "Dear H. G., he was a devil, he ruined my life, he starved me, he was an unexhaustible source.

West commented extensively on drafts of a book about her relationship with Wells by Gordon N. Ray, H.G. Wells and Rebecca West (), and she prohibited Ray from interviewing Anthony. Throughout her life, she maintained a strong grip over any press that concerned her affair with Wells or their son Anthony, particularly because she regretted.

About this Item: Cardinal C, paperback. Condition: VGF. 1st. First paperback printing. Roman a clef by the son of Rebecca West and H.G. Wells. Minor chipping to spine ends; small pen mark on cover; other minor wear to edges; pages a bit toned, else very good to fine.

[Drawing: enclosed with letter ofMay 7: H. Wells to Rebecca West, Leigh on Sea] From: Rebecca West papers. West, Anthony - H. Wells H.G. WELLS Aspects of a Life 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Random House Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

Damp staining. Stated First Rating: % positive. Gradually it emerged: a frame story of Wells's last years,set mainly in his Blitz-battered Regent's Park house, in which Rebecca West, Anthony West and.

H.G. Wells, London, United Kingdom. K likes. H.G. Wells () was an English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine.

Rebecca West was a lover of H. Wells, by whom she had a child. "I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a prostitute or a doormat." [The Clarion, 14 November, ] I would expect Rebecca West means by doormat, to.

H.G. Wells () by Bassano Ltd, And the really fine and encouraging thing about the book is that Mr. Wells sees that Marjorie is a thorough scoundrel. The horror of it is that, confused by her clear eyes and copper hair, he accepts her scoundrelism as the normal condition of women.” Dorothy Richardson and Rebecca West not only.H.

G. WELLS. CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION 5; CHAPTER THE FIRST THE BACK OF MISS BATHWICK AND At any rate we planned and discussed a book that Boon pretended that I was writing and that I believed him to be writing, in entire concealment from Miss Bathwick, about the collective mind of the whole human race.

Miss Rebecca West as the last birth. The occasion for my visit to Dame Rebecca is the scheduled publication in the United States this month of two books by her: ''The Young Rebecca, Writings of .