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A. S. M. Hutchinson

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A. S. M. Hutchinson
Portrait of Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson.jpg
BornArthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
(1879-06-02)2 June 1879
India
Died14 March 1971(1971-03-14) (aged 91)
Uckfield, Sussex, England
OccupationNovelist

Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson (2 June 1879 – 14 March 1971),[1] commonly known by his initials A. S. M. Hutchinson, was a British novelist.

Biography

Hutchinson was born on 2 June 1879[2] in India. His father was a distinguished soldier and his mother was a member of the Stuart Menteths, a noble Scottish family. His sister, Vere Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson, was also a novelist.[3]

A Hutchinson work was featured in The Delineator for June 1922
A Hutchinson work was featured in The Delineator for June 1922

A. S. M Hutchinson was editor of the London illustrated newspaper, The Daily Graphic. He wrote romance and family novels as well as short stories for publications such The Sphere Magazine. His best-selling novel, If Winter Comes, was in many aspects ahead of its time, dealing with an unhappy marriage, eventual divorce, and an unwed mother who commits suicide. According to The New York Times, If Winter Comes was the best-selling book in the United States for all of 1922.[4] If Winter Comes was so popular that clergymen gave sermons on the plight of the novel's hero, Mark Sabre.[5] The following year, Fox Film Corporation made it into a motion picture of the same name directed by Harry F. Millarde.[6]

In 1922, his book This Freedom was published to controversy, seen by the women's rights movement as an anti-feminist novel. Rebecca West criticised This Freedom in an October 1922 article for Good Housekeeping, "Wives, Mothers, and Homes".[7] G. K. Chesterton, however, suggested that "while the story might be criticized, the criticisms can certainly be criticized."[8] In any case, This Freedom proved to be highly successful and was ranked by the New York Times as the 7th best-selling book in the United States for 1923 and the 6th best for all of 1924. The publishing historian George Stevens later described This Freedom as "probably the worst novel Little, Brown ever published".[9] The next year, Hutchinson had another success with One Increasing Purpose that was the 10th best-selling book of 1925. In 1930, he was so thrilled by the birth of his son he wrote a book about it called The Book of Simon.

He died in 1971 in Uckfield, Sussex, England.[2]

Bibliography

  • (1908). Once Aboard the Lugger.
  • (1912). The Happy Warrior.
  • (1914). The Clean Heart.
  • (1921). If Winter Comes.
  • (1922). This Freedom.
  • (1923). The Eighth Wonder and Other Stories.
  • (1925). One Increasing Purpose.
  • (1929). The Uncertain Trumpet.
  • (1930). The Book of Simon.
  • (1932). Big Business.
  • (1933). The Soft Spot.
  • (1935). A Year That the Locust.
  • (1938). As Once You Were
  • (1940). He Looked for a City.
  • (1942). It Happened Like This.
  • (1960). Of Swinburne.

Short stories

References

  1. ^ "A. S. M. Hutchinson Dies at 91," The New York Times, March 15, 1971.
  2. ^ a b "Deaths registered in January, February, and March 1971". General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. p. 566. Retrieved 4 November 2010.
  3. ^ Emily Hamer (1996). Britannia's Glory: A History of Twentieth Century Lesbians. Cassell. ISBN 978-1-4742-9279-5.
  4. ^ "The English writer, A. S. M. Hutchinson, had two novels on the best seller list, with If Winter Comes, which sold 350,000 copies in its first ten months, in first place." — Hackett, Alice Payne & James Henry Burke (1977). "1922." In: 80 Years of Best Sellers, 1895-1975. New York: R. R. Bowker Co., p. 94.
  5. ^ Sutherland, John. Bestsellers : a very short introduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007. (p.89)
  6. ^ "If Winter Comes," at IMDb.
  7. ^ Ehland, Christoph & Wächter, Corneila, Middlebrow and Gender, 1890-1945. Leiden ; Boston Brill Rodopi, 2016. (pp. 50-1)
  8. ^ Chesterton, G. K. (1923). "Turning Inside Out." In: Fancies Versus Fads. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., p. 193.
  9. ^ George Stevens, "Highlights of 100 Years", Saturday Review of Literature, March 27th, 1937 (Section Two, p. 17A).
  • Twentieth Century Authors: A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Literature, edited by Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft, New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1942.

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