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(Biography) Sir Arthur (Thomas), known as Q. 1863–1944, British critic and novelist, who edited the Oxford Book of English Verse (1900)


(ˈkwɪl ərˈkutʃ)

Sir Arthur Thomas ( “Q” ), 1863–1944, English novelist and critic.
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I've still got a copy of the 1st Armada Ghost Book, published in 1967, which included stories from the likes of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and Edward Lucas White.
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, an eminent 19th-century critic, stressed in one of his lectures that Dickens had "a hawk's eye for truth of morals.
The book, which went for pounds 32,400, contains a dedication to the daughter of Cornish author Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, the man said to have inspired the character of Ratty.
Writer Arthur Quiller-Couch adopted which single letter as his pseudonym?
Iris was also a plagiarist of a particularly uninspired kind, filching bits from figures as diverse as Quiller-Couch, Santayana and Eliot.
The most useful and heartbreaking advice I've read about writing is a quote attributed to writer Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch that goes: "Murder your darlings".
The book is The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
When the Empire went Quiller-Couch, Palgrave and Wavell might be
Gilbert, Pinero, Arthur Quiller-Couch, and Henry Rider Haggard were knighted.
The Syndics of Cambridge University Press, blithely unaware of the New Bibliography, invited Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch to be the general editor, and Murphy relates an amusing story of this enthusiast deciding to edit The Tempest not "because it was his favorite play, but rather because, as he put it, 'I know a little about ships'" (231).
Ebbatson (Loughborough University, UK) critically analyzes ideas about England and Englishness in poetry and fiction by Alfred Lord Tennyson, Charles Tennyson Turner, Richard Jeffries, Thomas Hardy, Florence Henniker, Arthur Quiller-Couch (Q), Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas, and D.
In 1934, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch followed that with an anthology of the poet's work entitled Felicities.