MacKenzie, Raymond N. Books

About the author: Dr. MacKenzie received his PhD in English from Kansas State University. He is currently Professor in the English Department at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. He has published a number of articles on literature, publishing history, and ethics.

Critical Biography of English Novelist, Viola Meynell, 1885-1956
2002 0-7734-7220-7
Meynell was in her time widely regarded as one of the generation’s greatest talents. She wrote a dozen novels, several books of stories, two memoirs, and two volumes of poetry, along with a great deal of literary journalism. No other full-length study or biography of Meynell exists. It is based on archival research as well as extensive interviews with surviving family members and descendents of people who knew her.