WorldCat Identities

Boylan, Clare

Overview
Works: 49 works in 247 publications in 6 languages and 6,479 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Filmed literary readings  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Host, Interviewer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6052.O9193, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Clare Boylan
 
Most widely held works by Clare Boylan
Emma Brown by Clare Boylan( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author creates a complete narrative around the twenty pages of unfinished manuscript by Charlotte Brontë about a mysterious young student, the child of an apparently wealthy father, who turns a provincial Victorian school upside down
Beloved stranger by Clare Boylan( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her husband of fifty years begins to slip into madness, Lily Butler turns for help to her only daughter
Black baby : a novel by Clare Boylan( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child Alice had paid the nuns half a crown to adopt a black baby from the mission in Africa - a baby that never appeared. Now a loveless spinster of sixty-seven, still yearning for a daughter, Alice's life is one of dull predictability, unbroken by the ritual visit from her middle-aged relatives. Then one evening Dinah storms into her home. Bawdy, busty and black, enigmatic friend to the wayward and eccentric, Dinah is about to take on Dublin and transform Alice's life - creating a world of unlimited love and miraculous possibilities
Holy pictures by Clare Boylan( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last resorts by Clare Boylan( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected stories by Clare Boylan( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features an array of stories that celebrate the marginalized and dispossessed, explore the inner workings of marriage and family dynamics, examine the cost of love, and provide a witty and biting self-examination
11 Edward Street by Clare Boylan( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Agony and the ego : the art and strategy of fiction writing explored( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home rule by Clare Boylan( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Familien Devlin's hverdag og deres kamp for det daglige brød i Dublin omkring århundredskiftet
Room for a single lady by Clare Boylan( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose beretter om sin barndom i Dublin: om sine to søstre, om sin mor, der helst vil male, og om den tyranniske far, som i perioder er arbejdsløs. For pengenes skyld udlejes et værelse til enlige damer, og familiens konflikter væves sammen med disse kvinders ofte problemfyldte liv
Concerning virgins : a collection of short stories by Clare Boylan( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya Angelou discusses writing through the black experience, the human spirit in adversity, and prose and poetry readings
Emma Brown by Clare Boylan( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a child of an apparently wealthy family, who is enrolled with great ceremony at a local ladies' school. But the girl's wealth and standing are illusory, as the school discovers when term bills go unpaid and the girl's father proves to be nonexistent. The question of the girl's origins proves to be a stone thrown into a much larger Victorian pond. A local gentleman, Mr. Ellin, takes up the investigation, which leads him from the most posh clubs in London to the cesspools of the city's lowest quarters; the shocking secrets which come out of it will change his life, and everyone else's, forever
A nail on the head by Clare Boylan( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That bad woman : short stories by Clare Boylan( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary companion to cats : an anthology of prose and poetry( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers talk : D. M. Thomas with Wendy Perriam and Clare Boylan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics discussed in the interview: --Sex in literature . --The issue of pornography. --Style and vocabulary
Another family Christmas : a collection of short stories by Clare Boylan( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble by Margaret Drabble( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduced by Clare Boylan, Mary Gordon and Margaret Drabble talk about the challenge of writing about mothers and children, the portrayal of mothers and children from the early 19th century novel to the present day, first descriptions of breastfeeding in English literature, books as child substitutes and how to write successfully from a child's point of view
Room for a single lady by Clare Boylan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Eugene Rafferty, girls are like money--they have to be saved. His three young daughters, despite living in 1950's Dublin, seem doomed to a childhood of Victorian austerity until a stranger comes to their house, trailing the allure of the world. Bridie, Kitty and Rose are growing up and they no longer trust their beautiful but oppressed mother, but as family fortunes decline, the Raffertys are forced to take in lodgers, and they introduce the girls to new experiences--of sex, of spite, of love, and tragedy
 
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Emma Brown
Alternative Names
Clare Boylan schrijfster uit Ierland (1948-2006)

Бойлан, Клэр

クレア・ボイラン

Languages
English (191)

German (4)

Danish (3)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Beloved strangerBlack baby : a novelHoly picturesThe collected storiesHome ruleRoom for a single ladyThat bad woman : short stories