WorldCat Identities

Beresford-Howe, Constance

Overview
Works: 40 works in 254 publications in 7 languages and 2,621 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9199.3.B4, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Constance Beresford-Howe
 
Most widely held works by Constance Beresford-Howe
The book of Eve: a novel by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

68 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After forty years of not very happy marriage, Eve walks out suddenly one morning. Alone and determined not to be miserable in a damp basement flat, she finds unexpected love
The marriage bed by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A GRITTY, BUT OPTIMISTIC, STORY OF A HOUSEBOUND, PREGNANT, DESERTED MOTHER WHOSE INTELLECTUAL LIFE HAS SHRUNK TO STOLEN MOMENTS OF BED-TIME READING. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE
A population of one : a novel by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-year-old Wilhelmina Doyle, having led a sheltered life, gets her first job as professor of England and makes plans to find a lover. A story of charm and light humour
Night studies : a novel by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imogen and Tyler are two world-weary teachers, both struggling under the yoke of unhappy marriages. The author explores Imogen's embittered hurt at her husband's homosexual liason and Tyler's dogged loyalty to his wife, despite her bouts of mental illness
A serious widow by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rowena Hill is approached at her husband Edwin's funeral, by a stranger who claims to be Edwin's son by another woman. He also makes claim to the estate, and this sets off a chain of events that pushes Rowena into adapting quickly to widowhood. Others may have plans for her future, but she is determined to be independent
Prospero's daughter by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pauline agrees to return to England to live with her father and half-sister. Once there, she constantly is manipulated by her father as he attempts to arrange the life of his simple-minded daughter, Nan, before his death
The unreasoning heart by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 1978 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an orphaned adolescent girl who is befriended by the matriarch of a prosperous Montreal family. In a rather melodramatic plot, the pampered son is pushed to suicide by his social-climbing wife and his domineering mother, who must then be nursed back to life and hope by the orphan. Meanwhile, this young heroine has fallen in love with the older and wiser son, who eventually reciprocates her affections
Of this day's journey by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1949 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unreasoning heart by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-knit family takes in Abbey, the teenage daughter of a friend who has died. Abbey provokes and releases tensions among the repressed and complex characters whose relationship she has disturbed. First published in 1946
The invisible gate by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

4 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a Montreal family
My lady Greensleeves by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serious widow by Constance Beresford-Howe( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel Rowena Hill is approached at her husband Edwin's funeral, by a stranger who claims to be Edwin's son by another woman. He also makes claim to the estate, and this sets off a chain of events that pushes Rowena into adapting quickly to widowhood. Others have plans for her future, but she is determined to be independent
Prospero's daughter by Constance Beresford-Howe( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pauline agrees to return to England to live with her father and half-sister, only to be manipulated by her father as he tries to arrange her sister's life
Den äkta sängen by Constance Beresford-Howe( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve by Larry Fineberg( )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A population of one by Constance Beresford-Howe( Recording )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-year-old Wilhelmina Doyle, having led a sheltered life, gets her first job as professor of English and makes plans to find a lover. A story of charm and light humor
The heroines of Virginia Woolf by Constance Beresford-Howe( )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No discussion of the women in Mrs. Woolf's fiction would be complete without a brief survey of some previous English heroines, and the methods by which their characters are revealed. Earliest in the line of English novel heroines is Samuel Richardson1s Pamela-- the virtuous lady's maid whose campaign to preserve her virtue against the repeated onslaughts of Mr. B. is minutely described by the author.\ The novel is in many ways a penetrating study of the adolescent girl, half-child in the face of her master1 s bold and unprincipled attacks; half-woman in her intelligence, \ determination and conscious self-valuation. She makes skilful use of moral rectitude and the pathos of her position as a Damsel in Distress; and at last, after harrowing treatment at the hands of Mr. B., Pamela's strategy is crowned with the respect and love of her pursuer, and a wedding-ring ... ."--
The book of Eve by Constance Beresford-Howe( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with her first pension cheque, Eve leaves behind forty conventional, middle-class years of marriage in a bid for a life of her own
Book of Eve by Claude Fournier( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après avoir quitté son mari et sa vie bourgeoise, une sexagénaire s'installe dans un immeuble miteux où elle s'éprend d'un immigrant roumain. (Boîte Noire)
The unreasoning heart by Constance Beresford-Howe( Recording )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-knit family takes in the teenage daughter of a friend who has died, but she provokes tension among the other characters
 
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Alternative Names
Beresford, Constance 1922-

Beresford-Howe, Constance

Beresford-Howe, Constance Elizabeth

Constance Beresford-Howe Canadees romanschrijfster

Constance Beresford-Howe Canadees romanschrijver

Constance Beresford-Howe Canadian writer

Constance Beresford-Howe escritora canadiense

Constance Beresford-Howe kanadyjska pisarka, nauczycielka akademicka

Howe, Constance Beresford.

Howe, Constance Beresford- 1922-

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