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Forster, Margaret 1938-

Works: 153 works in 964 publications in 10 languages and 26,032 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Diary fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6056.O695, 823.914
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Significant sisters : the grassroots of active feminism, 1839-1939 by Margaret Forster( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,864 WorldCat member 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
Daphne du Maurier : the secret life of the renowned storyteller by Margaret Forster( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings to light the complex character of Du Maurier, revealing secrets and offering insights into her life and work
Lady's maid by Margaret Forster( Book )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young woman, Elizabeth "Lily" Wilson, comes from Newcastle to London in 1844 to become Elizabeth Barrett's maid and proves to be indispensable to the invalid poet and of her subsequent marriage to Robert Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning : a biography by Margaret Forster( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on hundreds of newly discovered letters, this biography yields a fresh perspective on the eccentric life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Keeping the world away : a novel by Margaret Forster( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member 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
The unknown bridesmaid by Margaret Forster( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Julia was eight, she was thrilled to be a bridesmaid for her cousin Iris. But then things began to go wrong, starting with an episode involving her cousin's baby, a pram and a secret trip round the block. Now, Julia is a child psychologist who deals with young girls said to be behaving badly. She understands which of them really are troubled, and which are just seen that way by the adults around them. One day, Julia's own troubled past starts to creep into her present and she must confront the possibility that the truth may not be as devastating as she feared
Georgy girl( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 629 WorldCat member 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 life of her swinging London roommate
Memoirs of a Victorian gentleman, William Makepeace Thackeray by Margaret Forster( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of an ordinary woman 1914-1995 by Margaret Forster( Book )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selectie uit de bestaande dagboeken van een onopvallende, sterke Engelse vrouw, die ze bijhield van 1914 tot 1995, voorzien van redactionele informatie en commentaren
Isa & May by Margaret Forster( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curiously named Isamay, a would-be academic, is trying to write a coherent thesis about grandmothers in history, while constantly ambushed by the secrets her own family has been keeping. An only child, she is named after her grandmothers, Isa and May, who were there at her birth and who have formed and influenced her in very different ways
The rash adventurer; the rise and fall of Charles Edward Stuart by Margaret Forster( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Barrett Browning : selected poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the author's poems is enhanced by a brief chronology, reviews, and criticism
Over by Margaret Forster( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member 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
Private papers by Margaret Forster( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman formet som uddrag af en kvinde-dagbog om livet som enlig mor til fire brn i England i tiden fra 1930'erne til 1980'erne. Kommenteret af den ene af dtrene
The battle for Christabel by Margaret Forster( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member 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
Have the men had enough? by Margaret Forster( Book )

41 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de laatste jaren van haar leven wordt een dementerende vrouw door haar beide zoons en ongetrouwde dochter zoveel mogelijk geholpen
Is there anything you want? by Margaret Forster( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the stories of several women whose lives have been scarred and changed by a shared experience, all connected by the same hospital clinic in a small northern town
The bride of Lowther Fell : a romance by Margaret Forster( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Dutch and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een vrouw naar de Schotse Hooglanden verhuist, volgen er dramatische gebeurtenissen
Hidden lives by Margaret Forster( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary memoir takes in three generations of Forster's family, beginning with her grandmother, who took to her grave the secrets of the first 23 years of her life. It also acts as a commentary on how women's lives have changed
Hidden lives : a family memoir by Margaret Forster( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den engelske forfatter (f. 1938) fortller om sin mormors, sin mors og sit eget liv og om de tre generationers livsbetingelser
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Keeping the world away : a novel
Alternative Names
Davies Margaret Forster

Davies, Margaret Forster 1938-

Forster, Margaret

Forster, Margaret 1938-...

Forstere, Mārgareta 1938-

Margaret Forster British writer

Margaret Forster englische Dichterin

Форстер, Маргарет 1938-

フォースター, マーガレット

Daphne du Maurier : the secret life of the renowned storytellerLady's maidElizabeth Barrett Browning : a biographyKeeping the world away : a novelDiary of an ordinary woman 1914-1995Isa & MayElizabeth Barrett Browning : selected poemsOver