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Holtby, Winifred 1898-1935

Overview
Works: 166 works in 626 publications in 7 languages and 10,384 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television mini-series  Television programs  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Satire 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6015.O5, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Winifred Holtby
 
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Most widely held works by Winifred Holtby
South Riding : an English landscape by Winifred Holtby( Book )

84 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,046 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
Virginia Woolf : a critical memoir by Winifred Holtby( Book )

29 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandoa, Mandoa! A comedy of irrelevance by Winifred Holtby( Book )

27 editions published between 1933 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 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 )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in English and held by 410 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
Poor Caroline by Winifred Holtby( Book )

26 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 379 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'
South Riding; a novel by Winifred Holtby( Book )

23 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testament of a generation : the journalism of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby by Vera Brittain( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anderby Wold by Winifred Holtby( Book )

24 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 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
Women and a changing civilization by Winifred Holtby( Book )

8 editions published between 1935 and 1978 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crowded street by Winifred Holtby( Book )

21 editions published between 1924 and 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and a changing civilisation by Winifred Holtby( Book )

31 editions published between 1934 and 1945 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1e ed. 1934 Wollstonecraft, Mary
Pavements at Anderby, tales of "South riding" and other regions by Winifred Holtby: by Winifred Holtby( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 1974 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth is not sober by Winifred Holtby( Book )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South riding by Winifred Holtby( Recording )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 123 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 )

7 editions published in 1928 in English and French and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember, remember! : the selected stories of Winifred Holtby by Winifred Holtby( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Riding by Winifred Holtby( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 65 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( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 63 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. Lydia Holly, the scholarship girl from the shacks, is the most brilliant student Sarah has ever taught, but when her mother's health fails, her education must be sacrificed - there is nobody else to care for the children
Poems and verse of Winifred Holtby by Winifred Holtby( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 43 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.
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
South Riding : an English landscape
Alternative Names
Holtby, Winifred

Winifred Holtby britische Schriftstellerin und Feministin

Winifred Holtby British writer

Winifred Holtby Brits auteur (1898-1935)

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Virginia Woolf : a critical memoirThe land of green gingerPoor CarolineAnderby WoldThe crowded streetSouth ridingRemember, remember! : the selected stories of Winifred Holtby