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Mrs. Humphry Ward : eminent Victorian, pre-eminent Edwardian

Author: John Sutherland
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bestselling novelist, co-founder of Somerville college, World War I reporter and anti-suffragette, Ward was a major figure of her time. Sutherland nevertheless argues that the constraints on her were  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Sutherland, John, 1938-
Mrs. Humphry Ward.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)609021335
Named Person: Humphry Ward, Mrs.; Humphry Ward, Mrs; Humphry Ward, Mrs.; Humphry Ward; Mary Augusta Ward
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Sutherland
ISBN: 0198185871 9780198185871
OCLC Number: 21759444
Description: 432 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; The girlhood of Mary Arnold: 1851-1860; Schooldays: 1860-1867; Oxford: 1867-1871; Stabs at fiction: 1867-1871; Marriage: 1870-1872; Marriage and Oxford: 1872-1878; Fighting back: 1878-1880; London: 1880-1886; The right book: 1883-1884; The Elsmere ordeal: 1884-1888; Elsmere mania: 1888; The fiction machine: 1890-1900; Families - the Arnolds: 1890-1900; Families - the Wards: 1890-1900; Homes: 1888-1900; Respectable genius: 1890-1900; Health: 1890-1900; The Passmore Edwards settlement: 1892-1900; Eleanor: 1900; Best-selling novelist, failed dramatist: 1901-1905; Family matters: 1900-1905; Mid-Edwardian: 1906; The Testing of Diana Mallory: 1907; The new world: 1908; Anti-suffragist: 1909; Arnold Ward, MP: 1910-1911; Calamities: 1912-1914; The Wards and war: 1914-1917; Soldier in skirts: 1916-1917; The end: 1918-1920; Notes; Chronology of Mary Ward; Select bibliography; Index
Responsibility: John Sutherland.
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