Forster, Margaret 1938-
Most widely held works about Margaret Forster
Most widely held works by Margaret Forster
Significant sisters : the grassroots of active feminism, 1839-1939 by Margaret Forster ( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
Portrays eight women's rights advocates of the 19th and early 20th centuries: Caroline Norton, Elizabeth Blackwell, Florence Nightingale, Emily Davies, Josephine Butler, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Sanger, and Emma Goldman. Determined, foresightful leaders, the pioneers of contemporary feminism, these women fought unprecedented battles for women's rights in eight separate spheres of activity--law, the professions, employment, education, sexual morality, politics, birth control, and ideology.
Lady's maid by Margaret Forster ( Book )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
She was Elizabeth Barrett's lady's maid. But "Wilson" was more than that. She was a confidante, friend and conspirator in Elizabeth's forbidden romance with Robert Browning. Wilson stayed with Elizabeth for sixteen years, through every trial and crisis, and when Wilson's affairs took a dramatic turn she expected the same loyalty from Elizabeth...
Elizabeth Barrett Browning : a biography by Margaret Forster ( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,550 libraries worldwide
Drawing on hundreds of newly discovered letters, this biography yields a fresh perspective on the eccentric life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Daphne du Maurier : the secret life of the renowned storyteller by Margaret Forster ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,297 libraries worldwide
Brings to light the complex character of Du Maurier, revealing secrets and offering insights into her life and work.
Keeping the world away : a novel by Margaret Forster ( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Serbian and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
An intimate painting of a quiet corner of an attic room, created by Gwen, Rodin's lover, has a profound influence on several women whose lives it touches, including Gwen and Charlotte, a dreamy Edwardian intellectual.
Memoirs of a Victorian gentleman, William Makepeace Thackeray by Margaret Forster ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Barrett Browning : selected poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
The rash adventurer; the rise and fall of Charles Edward Stuart by Margaret Forster ( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Georgy girl ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous li fe of her swinging London roommate.
The bride of Lowther Fell : a romance by Margaret Forster ( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Daphne du Maurier by Margaret Forster ( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 431 libraries worldwide
An account of the life of the British novelist Daphne du Maurier. The biographer delves behind her relaxed and charming facade to reveal a complex woman filled with contradictions. A woman whose passionate and often violent stories mirrored her own fantasy life, and even her reality.
Precious lives by Margaret Forster ( Book )
32 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and German and held by 389 libraries worldwide
'Precious Lives' focuses on the long life - 96 years - of Forster's father, Arthur, the indomitable patriarch of the family. Intertwined with this is the story of Marion Davies, Forster's sister-in-law, who died of cancer at almost half the age of Arthur. It is a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit; a story about two lives and deaths enlivened with wit and compassion.
Have the men had enough by Margaret Forster ( Book )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 382 libraries worldwide
What do men run away from? Not war, not physical hardship, but the day-to-day emotional demands of impossible domestic situations. That's women's work. This is a story told from the viewpoint of three female generations of the same family. Once a tough and self-reliant lady who was the carer of the family, the Grandmother's slide into dementia means that her family must care for her. The novel explores the responses of the different family members to the strain of caring for their matriarch, from the devotion of her daughter to the callousness of one of her sons.
Private papers by Margaret Forster ( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Roman formet som uddrag af en kvinde-dagbog om livet som enlig mor til fire børn i England i tiden fra 1930'erne til 1980'erne. Kommenteret af den ene af døtrene.
Diary of an ordinary woman 1914-1995 by Margaret Forster ( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
En fiktiv dagbog skrevet af Millicent King fra hun bliver 13 år, den dag den første verdenskrig starter i 1914 og frem til begyndelsen af 1990'erne.
The battle for Christabel by Margaret Forster ( Book )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
When the single mother of a young child is tragically killed in a climbing accident, the battle lines are drawn. On one side are Christabel's indomitable Scottish grandmother and Isobel, a friend of the family. On the other, are Betty, the foster mother, and the social workers. Everyone suffers, but the main casualty is the child.
Is there anything you want by Margaret Forster ( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
What do Mrs H, Rachel, Edwina, Ida, Sarah, Dot and Chrissie have in common? They're all women, but they're fat, thin, old, young, married or single - and appear as diverse as human nature can be. But they are all survivors. This enthralling novel follows the ripples that go out into ordinary lives, women's lives in particular, all connected by the same hospital clinic in a small Northern town. This is a novel about learning to live with scars, whether mental or physical, looking back over one's shoulder while trying to go forward. You can trip up or, if you're careful. you might just make it.
Mothers' boys by Margaret Forster ( Book )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
"The attack on 15-year-old Joe Kennedy was particularly squalid and vicious. Sheila Armstrong's grandson Leo, usually a quiet, well-behaved boy, was found holding a knife. Harriet Kennedy cannot cope with her son's continuing pain; Sheila, who reared Leo, cannot bear the lasting guilt."--Publisher description.
Shadow baby by Margaret Forster ( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Two girls have only one thing in common; bother were abandoned as babies by their mothers. Different times, different circumstances, but these two girls grow up sharing the same obsession. Each sets out to stalk and then haunt her natural mother.
Over by Margaret Forster ( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Over is a novel about what happens after a tragedy in a family. A daughter has died, suddenly, shockingly, and the different ways in which her parents respond to the tragedy, and how this affects the other siblings, is at the heart of things.
Art Authors, English Biography Browning, Elizabeth Barrett,--1806-1861 Drama Du Maurier, Daphne,--1907-1989 England England--Carlisle Families Fathers and daughters Feature films Feminism Feminists Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Forster, Arthur,--1900-1996 Forster, Margaret,--1938- Great Britain History John, Gwen,--1876-1939 Large type books Lee, Jennie,--1904- Livingstone, Mary,--1821-1862 Man-woman relationships Marriage Married women Married women--Family relationships Motherhood Mothers and daughters Novelists Novelists, English Novelists, English--Family relationships Poets, English Roommates Social history Solitude Stevenson, Fanny Van de Grift,--1840-1914 Thackeray, William Makepeace,--1811-1863 United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wilson, Elizabeth,--1820-1902 Wives Wives--Family relationships Women Women artists Women authors, English Women household employees Women patients Women poets
Davies, Margaret Forster.
Davies, Margaret Forster, 1938-
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