skip to content

Bennett, Arnold 1867-1931

Overview
Works: 1,347 works in 7,507 publications in 16 languages and 95,059 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Biography  Diaries  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Records and correspondence  Suspense fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Recipient, Librettist, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Scenarist, Editor, Translator, Other, Creator, Speaker, Honoree
Classifications: PR6003.E6, 823.912
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Arnold Bennett
Publications by Arnold Bennett
Publications by Arnold Bennett, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Arnold Bennett
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Arnold Bennett
The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett( Book )
308 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,841 libraries worldwide
The Old Wives' Tale (1908) celebrates the romance of even the most ordinary lives in the course of tracing the passage of time over three generations. It tells the story of the two Baines sisters, placid stay-at-home Constance and rebellious Sophia, from their girlhood to their last days. They move from the family drapery shop in provincial Bursley during the repressive mid-Victorian period to old age in the modern era of mass marketing and the internal combustion engine. The setting ranges from the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Bursley to a Paris brothel, the action from the controlled domestic routine of the Baines household to wife murder and the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1
Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett( Book )
151 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Set in the Midlands of Victorian England, Clayhanger follows Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves school, takes over the family business, and falls in love. The first in a series of novels about the Clayhanger family, the book was originally published in 1910
Anna of the five towns by Arnold Bennett( Book )
190 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
This was the first of Bennett's novels to mark out the province of the Five Towns where much of his later fiction is set. Drawing on his boyhood experience of the Staffordshire Potteries area, he shows both the vitality and the harshness of life in the community. Yet although the events of the novel - including suicide and embezzlement - are sensational, the narrative is restrained and compelling in its delineation of Anna's attempts to gain freedom and independence
Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett( Book )
109 editions published between 1923 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
Life of a drab, miserly bookseller in a small town
Buried alive by Arnold Bennett( Book )
190 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,588 libraries worldwide
In this funny tale, Henry Leek, valet to the renowned painter Priam Farll, dies and they are mistakenly identified as the other. The valet is buried with pomp and circumstance in Westminster Abbey while Priam poses as Leek. --www.goodreads.com
Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett( Book )
143 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Roman
Literary taste: how to form it, with detailed instructions for collecting a complete library of English literature by Arnold Bennett( Book )
152 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
Denry the audacious by Arnold Bennett( Book )
189 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Denry Machin, the Card - social climber, business adventurer - was the talk of the Five Towns and earned himself his nickname
Imperial palace by Arnold Bennett( Book )
55 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
The central figure of the book is the Imperial Palace, a super-luxury hotel, "the kind of hotel whose directors are gods, whose managers are archangels, whose myriad head-waiters and staff are the choir of cherubim and seraphim." This vast and splendidly organized hotel is the creation of that artist among hotel-managers, Evelyn Orcham, and like every one else on its staff he is enslaved to it. Just for a moment he is deflected by the heady charms of Gracie Savott, who deliberately tempts him, but he returns to the more soberly satisfying Violet Powler, head housekeeper of the Imperial Palace, whose allegiance to the hotel is as strong as his own
The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett( Book )
196 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Thronging with princes, diplomats, beautiful heiresses and international conspirators, the sumptuous suites and corridors of the Grand Babylon Hotel are buzzing with gossip, intrigue and even murder. The action opens when Theodore Racksole, a New York railroad millionaire with more money than sense, decides to buy up the Grand Babylon for his own amusement
These twain by Arnold Bennett( Book )
107 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Hilda Lessways og Edwin Clayhanger møder igen hinanden efter mange omskiftelser, men hverdagen i deres ægteskab former sig anderledes, end de har tænkt sig
The author's craft and other critical writings of Arnold Bennett by Arnold Bennett( Book )
37 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
As well as with his novels, much of Arnold Bennett's non-fiction work has stood the test of time. One of his most popular non-fiction works, which is still read to this day, is the self-help book "How to Live on 24 Hours a Day". His diaries have yet to be published in full, but extracts from them are often quoted in the British press. Bennett also wrote for the stage and the screen. The Author's Craft, contains some of Bennett's essays on the art of writing, with his thoughts on applying the craft to both novel and play writing
Mr. Prohack by Arnold Bennett( Book )
83 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 989 libraries worldwide
Mr. Prohack is Arnold Bennett's 1922 comic novel about a delightfully conscientious civil servant who comes into a windfall of 100,000 and enters upon the busy idle life of the leisure class
Books and persons; being comments on a past epoch, 1908-1911 by Arnold Bennett( Book )
54 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
One of a series of essays of that title. This essay was entitled "Holiday Book Dreams" and published July 25, 1929, in the Evening Standard. Mr. Bennett thinks that we usually get more reading done at home than we do on vacation, although when we think about a holiday we dream about all the reading we are going to do. He also gives three rules for choosing books to take on holiday: 1. Choose too many books. 2. Choose some books that you have read before. 3. Choose books you would enjoy reading rather than those you ought to read
How to live on 24 hours a day by Arnold Bennett( Book )
124 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1910, this guide offers down-to-earth, practical advice about how to make the most of your day and how to strike the work-life balancean issue still at the forefront of modern society's concerns As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly living? Do you often go to bed at night with an anxious, sinking feeling that you wasted away another precious day? The important lesson, according to Arnold Bennett's guide, is to commit to carving out some time each day to do things that will really enrich your life and help you progress. Investing all your hours in a job you dislike; your routine consisting of getting up, going to work, coming home, unwinding, and going to bedBennett argues that this is not living but simply existing. Bennett's solution is to make the most of the time either side of working hours, the commute, the evening hours, and that golden time, the weekend! Time can be spent in various pursuits, from literature, enjoying of the arts, or even just time spent in reflection. This pioneering and original lifestyle and time management guide is succinctly and cleverly written in an easy-to-read and narrative style that readers will enjoy and find as useful today as it was 100 years ago
Milestones; a play in three acts by Arnold Bennett( Book )
98 editions published between 1912 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 822 libraries worldwide
The saga of an upper class English family, starting in the 1860s and ending in 1912, demonstrating the industrial and social changes in English society
The matador of the Five Towns and other stories by Arnold Bennett( Book )
67 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Esperanto and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Author Arnold Bennett spent his early life in the Potteries district of England, an area known for its cluster of ceramics manufacturing facilities. In this charming volume of short stories, Bennett offers readers a glimpse into the lives, loves, and misadventures of the residents of the fictionalized version of the region that he christened the ""Five Towns.""
The human machine by Arnold Bennett( Book )
80 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 libraries worldwide
In this delightful volume of insightful and good-humored advice, motivational writer Arnold Bennett points out that for all of the time we humans dedicate to learning, very little of that time is spent endeavoring to elucidate helpful points for living life well, and to the fullest. It's a sad state of affairs that Bennett sets out to remedy in The Human Machine
Literary taste. How to form it by Arnold Bennett( Book )
23 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Bennett published this influential book in 1909, with the subtitle "With Detailed Instructions for Collecting a Complete Library of English Literature." Chapters such as "Why a Classic is a Classic," "How to Read a Classic," and "The Question of Style" assist the reader in acquiring a true appreciation of literature. The volume ends with a list of recommended books, which includes books originally written in English from the time of the Venerable Bede through the early twentieth century, as well as an assortment of Latin works
Arnold Bennett; a portrait done at home, together with 170 letters from A.B by Dorothy Cheston Bennett( Book )
10 editions published between 1926 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Arnold Bennett britisk manusforfattar
Arnold Bennett britisk manusforfatter
Arnold Bennett britisk manuskriptforfatter
Arnold Bennett Brits auteur
Arnold Bennett brittisk manusförfattare
Arnold Bennett brytyjski pisarz
Arnold Bennett écrivain britannique
Arnold Bennett englischer Schriftsteller
Arnold Bennett scrittore inglese
Arnolds Benets
Benets, Arnolds 1867-1931
Bennet, A., 1867-1931
Bennet, Arnold
Bennet, Arnold 1867-1931
Bennet, E. A.
Bennet, Enoch Arnold
Bennet, Enoch Arnold 1867-1931
Bennets, Arnolds 1867-1931
Bennett, A 1867-1931
Bennett, Arnold
Bennett, Arnold 1867-1931
Bennett, E. 1867-1931
Bennett, E. A.
Bennett, E.A. 1867-1931
Bennett, E. A. (Enoch Arnold), 1867-1931
Bennett, E. Arnold 1867-1931
Bennett, Ennoch A. 1867-1931
Bennett, Ennoch Arnold 1867-1931
Bennett, Enoch A. 1867-1931
Bennett, Enoch A. (Enoch Arnold), 1867-1931
Bennett , Enoch Arnold
Bennett Enoch Arnold 1867-1931
Enoch Arnold Bennett
Арнолд Бенет
Арнольд Беннетт
Арнольд Бэнэт
Беннет А. 1867-1931
Беннет, Арнольд 1867-1931
Беннет Д 1867-1931
Беннетт А. 1867-1931
בנט, אנוך ארנולד 1867-1931
בנט, ארנולד 1867-1931
آرنولد بنت فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
أرنولد بينيت، 1867-1931
ਆਰਨੋਲਡ ਬੈਨੇਟ
อาร์โนลด์ เบนเน็ตต์
베네트, 아놀드 1867-1931
베네트, 아이널드 1867-1931
베네트, 에녹 아놀드 1867-1931
베넷, E. A. 1867-1931
베넷, E. 아널드 1867-1931
베넷, 아널드 1867-1931
베넷, 아놀드 1867-1931
베넷, 이넉 아놀드 1867-1931
베넷드, 아놀드 1867-1931
베니트, A.
아널드 베넷
アーノルド・ベネット
ベネット
ベネット, ア-ノルド 1867-1931
ベネット, アーノルド
阿諾德·貝內特
Languages
English (2,455)
Chinese (14)
Spanish (13)
German (9)
French (6)
Czech (5)
Italian (4)
Polish (3)
Romanian (2)
Swedish (2)
Esperanto (2)
Finnish (2)
Japanese (1)
Hungarian (1)
Miscellaneous languages (1)
Korean (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.