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Swinnerton, Frank 1884-1982

Works: 408 works in 1,459 publications in 3 languages and 25,484 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Domestic fiction  Sources  History  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Young adult works 
Roles: Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR4750, 823.8
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George Gissing : critical essays by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
28 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
This portrait of the prolific English novelist George Gissing, known for his realistic portrayal of the lower middle class, is inspired reading for any student of Gissing and his work. Swinnerton presents a biographical sketch of the late 19th century author, along with a discussion of Gissing's short stories, novels, his love of the works of Charles Dickens, influences, and travels
Nocturne by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
58 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 998 libraries worldwide
A novel of cockney life in London. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Arnold Bennett by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
33 editions published between 1950 and 1968 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
R.L. Stevenson; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
40 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Swinnerton's thoughtful overview of the work of Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 1894) discusses the Scottish novelist's life, but focuses more on his writing devoting individual chapters to his travel books, essays, poems, plays, short stories, novels, and romances
A galaxy of fathers by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Typescript, with autograph manuscript corrections, of a work on eighteenth century English authors and their fathers. Cover sheet for an uncorrected proof, Doubleday, release date 1966 Jul 8, is affixed
The Georgian scene; a literary panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
5 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Studie over Britse literatuur in de jaren 1910-1930, waarin aandacht voor schijvers als Henry James, James Barrie, Norman Douglas, Somerset Maugham, Compton MacKenzie, Hugh Walpole, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, de Sitwells, Bloomsbury E.M. Forster en Noel Coward
Background with chorus : a footnote to changes in English literary fashion between 1901 and 1917 by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
12 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Arnold Bennett : a last word by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Tokefield papers, old and new by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
17 editions published between 1927 and 1949 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
The bookman's London by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
11 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Swinnerton; an autobiography by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Some achieve greatness by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Sir Roderic buys the manor house in a Berkshire village. Miss Marvell is reluctantly forced to recall the past
The Georgian literary scene by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
44 editions published between 1933 and 1951 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Omhandler engelsk litteratur og engelske forfattere i perioden 1880-1930
The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1947 in English and held by 428 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
Authors and the book trade by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
15 editions published between 1932 and 1990 in English and German and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The mayor of Casterbridge; the life and death of a man of character by Thomas Hardy( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy's first masterpiece, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a scene of such heartlessness and cruelty that it still shocks readers today. A poor workman named Michael Henchard, in a fit of drunken rage, sells his wife and baby daughter to a stranger at a country fair. Stricken with remorse, Henchard forswears alcohol and works hard to become a prosperous businessman and the respected mayor of Casterbridge. But he cannot erase his past. His wife ultimately returns to offer Henchard the choice of redemption or a further descent into his own self-destructive nature. A dark, complex story, The Mayor of Casterbridge brims with invention, vitality, and even wit
Rosalind passes; a novel by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
A beautiful young girl profoundly affects the marriage of a seemingly-perfect English couple
The Georgian house, a tale in four parts by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
14 editions published between 1900 and 1950 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
An inherited Sussex house, a lost will and double murder form the setting for a dramatic mystery
September by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
20 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Marian Forster and her husband Howard are in the country for the summer. While Marian is beguiled by Nigel Sinclair, she is also intrigued by their houseguest, the beautiful Cherry Mant. Cherry's relationship with Howard, and Marian's brief happiness with Nigel will be tested when they all return to town in September in this poignant tale
On the shady side by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
The story of a great author who dies leaving his brother, a quiet London magistrate, to tidy up the wreckage of a life fraught with ambition, travel and women
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Alternative Names
Svinertons, Franks, 1884-1982
Svinertons, Frenks, 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank.
Swinnerton, Frank A. 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur, 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur, nar. 1884
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French (5)
German (3)
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