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Holtby, Winifred 1898-1935

Works: 192 works in 764 publications in 8 languages and 11,006 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  History  Television mini-series  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Personal correspondence  Domestic fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PR6015.O5, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Winifred Holtby
Poems and verse of Winifred Holtby by Winifred Holtby( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was conceived after reading Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth and Testament of Friendship. Winifred Holtby died very early after suffering from Bright's Disease - renal failure - aged only 37 in 1935. Into these years, she crammed more than most people achieve in an average life. She was a kind, gentle and very generous person; she had a strong belief in equality of sex, race and status, and was a very strong feminist. She became a Director of the feminist newspaper Time and Tide.
Virginia Woolf : a critical memoir by Winifred Holtby( Book )

38 editions published between 1932 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winifred Holtby gives us Virginia Woolf the critic, the essayist, the experimenter and the 'unfinished woman' in a critical memoir which is of particular interest, because it is the work of one intelligent novelist commenting upon another
South Riding; a novel by Winifred Holtby( Book )

41 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both the story of enterprising headmistress Sarah Burton and a portrait of a whole community, the lives, loves and sorrows of South Riding in Yorkshire are explored in this novel
South Riding : an English landscape by Winifred Holtby( Book )

47 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sarah Burton returns to her hometown as headmistress, she is full of ambition, determined to create a great school and to inspire her girls to take all they can from life. But in the aftermath of the First World War, the country is in depression and ideals are hard won
Mandoa, Mandoa! : a comedy of irrelevance by Winifred Holtby( Book )

28 editions published between 1933 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandoa is a small African state. At its head a virgin princess conceives (immaculately) further princesses. The old traditions are undisturbed until the Lord High Chamberlain visits Addis and discovers baths and cocktail shakers, motor cars and telephones. This is 1931
The land of green ginger by Winifred Holtby( Book )

34 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joanna's dreams of foreign countries slip into the distance as she struggles with motherhood, a ramshackle Yorkshire farm and a husband who returned from the war with mental and physical wounds. Joanna retreats into her imaginative world when reality becomes insupportable
South Riding : an English landscape by Winifred Holtby( Book )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2019 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her fiancé, an ambitious young woman returns home to a depressed, post-World War I Yorkshire village to become headmistress of the local girls' school
Poor Caroline by Winifred Holtby( Book )

29 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline Denton-Smyth is an eccentric in trailing feathers and jangling beads, peering out from behind her lorgnette. Alone in her West Kensington bedsitter, she dreams of the Christian Cinema Company - her vehicle for reform. for Caroline sees herself as a pioneer, one who must risk everything for the 'Cause of the Right'
Testament of a generation : the journalism of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby by Vera Brittain( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anderby Wold by Winifred Holtby( Book )

31 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Robson is a young Yorkshire woman, married to her solid, unromantic cousin, John. Together they battle to preserve Mary's neglected inheritance, her beloved farm, Anderby Wold. This labour of love - and the benevolent tyranny of traditional Yorkshire ways - have made Mary old before her time. Then into her purposeful life comes David Rossitur, red-haired, charming, eloquent: how can she help but love him? But David is a young man from a different England, radical and committed to social change. As their confrontation and its consequences inevitably unfold, Mary's life and that of the calm village of Anderby are changed forever
The crowded street by Winifred Holtby( Book )

24 editions published between 1924 and 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muriel is a shy and awkward girl living in Marshington, a small Yorkshire town. Her family's social position is uncertain, and she is beset by self-doubt. At dances a perpetual wallflower, she feels crushed by the expectation that success for a girl is to marry well. Things happen to those around her, but even the First World War does little to change her life {u2013} though it leads her sister into an unwanted pregnancy and a disastrous marriage. When she finally escapes Marshington, she begins to find confidence and her own voice, but then is faced with a choice that makes her decide who she really wants to be
Women and a changing civilization by Winifred Holtby( Book )

9 editions published between 1935 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and a changing civilisation by Winifred Holtby( Book )

14 editions published between 1934 and 1936 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pavements at Anderby, tales of "South riding" and other regions by Winifred Holtby: by Winifred Holtby( Book )

12 editions published between 1937 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth is not sober by Winifred Holtby( Book )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Riding by Anna Maxwell Martin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934 keert een lerares uit Londen terug naar haar geboortedorp in Yorkshire om directrice te worden van een noodlijdende meisjesschool
South riding by Winifred Holtby( Recording )

18 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This, Holtby's greatest work, is a rich and memorable evocation of the characters of the South Riding, their lives, loves and sorrows. They include fiery headmistress Sarah Burton, Robert the Conservative councillor, and socialist Jo Astell
Eutychus; or, The future of the pulpit by Winifred Holtby( Book )

3 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women by Winifred Holtby( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 1945 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1e ed. 1934 Wollstonecraft, Mary
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South Riding; a novel South Riding : an English landscape
South Riding; a novelSouth Riding : an English landscapeThe land of green gingerSouth Riding : an English landscapePoor CarolineThe crowded streetSouth riding
Alternative Names
Winifred Holtby britische Schriftstellerin und Feministin

Winifred Holtby British writer

Winifred Holtby Brits auteur (1898-1935)

Winifred Holtby écrivaine britannique

Winifred Holtby escriptora britànica

Winifred Holtby escritora británica

Winifred Holtby scrittrice britannica

Winifred Holtby shkrimtare britanike

ויניפרד הולטבי סופרת בריטית

وينفريد هولتبى

وينفريد هولتبي كاتبة بريطانية

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