Frances Gregg (1885-1941)
Frances Gregg, was a poet who lived in interesting times, and knew very interesting people. To quote the blurb on her newly published memoir, The Mystic Leeway, "Within literary history, particularly the history of Modernism, she has been a mysterious presence." To learn more about Frances Gregg, please see the following:
General note: When researching Frances Gregg, remember to search under her married name as well, Josepha Frances Wilkinson. The MLA Bibliography, for example, lists her as "Wilkinson, Frances," while the Library of Congress lists her under "Gregg, Frances."
- Hilda's Book, a film by Frank Wintle.
Before her death in the 1941 bombing of Plymouth, Hilda's Book, a small handbound book of poetry written by Ezra Pound for H.D., had been given to Frances. For more information, see the webpages about the making of the film, and how one may obtain copies.
- The letters of John Cowper Powys to Frances Gregg, edited by Oliver Marlow Wilkinson, assisted by Christopher Wilkinson. London : Cecil Woolf, 1994-1996. 2 v. ISBN: 090082199X (v.1), 0900821701 (v.2).
- The mystic leeway, by Frances Gregg, edited by Ben Jones, with an
account of Frances Gregg by Oliver Marlow Wilkinson. Ottowa, Ont. :
Carleton University Press, 1995. ISBN: 0886292506 (case, $29.95),
0886292530 (pbk, $19.95). (Carleton Univ. Press, 160 Paterson Hall, Carleton
Univ., 1125 Colonel BY DR, Ottawa, Canada K1S 5B6) Available in the United States from
the Michigan State University - Carleton University Press Series.
- The Powys Review, indexed in the MLA Bibliography, has published articles on Frances Gregg.
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