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Swinnerton, Frank 1884-1982

Overview
Works: 395 works in 1,643 publications in 6 languages and 25,803 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Sources  History  Bio-bibliography  Pastoral fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Collaborator
Classifications: PR4750, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Arnold Bennett by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
59 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
The Georgian literary scene, 1910-1935; a panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
101 editions published between 1933 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Omhandler engelsk litteratur og engelske forfattere i perioden 1880-1930
George Gissing; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
33 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 962 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 )
76 editions published between 1917 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
A novel of cockney life in London
R.L. Stevenson; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
36 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 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 )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 743 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 bookman's London by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
27 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Historische schets van de in de loop der eeuwen in Londen werkzame schrijvers, uitgevers en boekhandelaren
The Georgian scene; a literary panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
9 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 712 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
Tokefield papers, old and new by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
28 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Background with chorus : a footnote to changes in English literary fashion between 1901 and 1917 by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
17 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Swinnerton; an autobiography by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
21 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Some achieve greatness by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
The Georgian house, a tale in four parts by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
30 editions published between 1900 and 1953 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
An inherited Sussex house, a lost will and double murder form the setting for a dramatic mystery
The mayor of Casterbridge : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )
5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of peaceful south-west England, where Thomas Hardy spent much of his youth, The Mayor of Casterbridge captures the author's unique genius for depicting the absurdity underlying much of the sorrow and humor in our lives. Michael Henchard is an out-of-work hay-trusser who gets drunk at a local fair and impulsively sells his wife Susan and baby daughter. Eighteen years later Susan and her daughter seek him out, only to discover that he has become the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Henchard attempts to make amends for his youthful misdeeds but his unchanged impulsiveness clouds his relationships in love as well as his fortunes in business. Although Henchard is fated to be a modern-day tragic hero, unable to survive in the new commercial world, his story is also a journey towards love
Authors and the book trade by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
17 editions published between 1932 and 1990 in English and German and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Rosalind passes; a novel by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A beautiful young girl profoundly affects the marriage of a seemingly-perfect English couple
On the shady side by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Polish and held by 365 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
Death of a highbrow by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
11 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Young Felix by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
15 editions published between 1923 and 1935 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Character study of a poor London family and Felix who through his thirty years, always hopes for happiness
September by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
22 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 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
 
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Alternative Names
Frank Arthur Swinnerton BRitish writer
Frank Swinnerton critique de littérature anglaise
Svinertons, Franks 1884-1982
Svinertons, Frenks 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank.
Swinnerton, Frank A. 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur.
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur 1884-
Swinnerton Frank Arthur 1884-1982
スウィナトン, フランク
Languages
English (619)
French (8)
German (3)
Polish (2)
Catalan (2)
Italian (1)
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