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Forster, Margaret 1938-2016

Works: 176 works in 1,058 publications in 9 languages and 26,261 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Diary fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PR6056.O695, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Margaret Forster
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Most widely held works by Margaret Forster
Significant sisters : the grassroots of active feminism, 1839-1939 by Margaret Forster( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,849 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 )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,723 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 )

48 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,691 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 )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,690 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 )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,425 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 )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Julia was eight, she was asked to be a bridesmaid at her glamorous cousin's wedding. Her mother saw this as a chore - expensive, inconvenient - but Julia was absolutely thrilled. When the time came, even the fact that her bridesmaid's dress didn't fit, and was plain cream rather than the pink she'd hoped for, couldn't ruin the perfection. But after this day things started to go wrong for Julia, starting with an episode involving her cousin's baby, a pram and an unauthorised trip around the block. A lifetime later, Julia is a child psychologist who every day deals with young girls said to be behaving badly. Some are stealing, some are running away from home, some are sullen, some won't get out of bed or are on strike. But one day, Julia's own past starts to creep back into her present. And as she struggles to come to terms with this, she must confront the possibility that the truth may not be as devastating as she feared
Georgy girl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warm, winning and fun-loving Georgy rooms with a sultry, moody Meredith. Meredith gets a baby with Jos but Georgy winds up taking care of the baby. Georgy becomes the object of desire of a wealthy widower and Jos
Memoirs of a Victorian gentleman, William Makepeace Thackeray by Margaret Forster( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rash adventurer; the rise and fall of Charles Edward Stuart by Margaret Forster( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isa & May by Margaret Forster( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curiously named Isamay, a would be academic, is trying to write a coherent thesis about grandmothers in history from Sarah Bernhardt and George Sand to the matriarchal Queen Victoria and other influential grannies while constantly ambushed by the secrets her own family has been keeping
Diary of an ordinary woman 1914-1995 by Margaret Forster( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented as the 'edited' journal of a real-life woman who was born in 1901 and died in 1995, this is a fiction where every word rings true. Millie starts her diary at the age of 13, on the eve of the Great War
Elizabeth Barrett Browning : selected poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: One of the leading poets of the nineteenth century, Elizabeth Barrett Browning had a profound influence on her contemporaries and on writers that followed her. This edition provides a rich and varied selection of Barrett Browning's poetry, including relatively neglected material from her early career and works never before included in editions of her poetry. The edition is comprehensively annotated and includes a critical introduction; detailed headnotes for each poem also provide the reader with a deep understanding of the historical, biographical, and literary contexts in which the poems were written. The extensive appendices include reviews and criticism and material on factory reform and slavery, as well as religion and the Italian Question
Over by Margaret Forster( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 558 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 )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member 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
Have the men had enough? by Margaret Forster( Book )

41 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 485 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
The battle for Christabel by Margaret Forster( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-rending tale of the legal and emotional battle for an orphaned child 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 429 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
Shadow baby by Margaret Forster( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member 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
Hidden lives by Margaret Forster( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 35 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 )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den engelske forfatter (f. 1938) fortæller 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-

Davies Margaret Forster 1938-2016

Forster, Margaret

Forster, Margaret 1938-...

Forstere, Mārgareta 1938-

Margaret Forster britische Schriftstellerin

Margaret Forster British writer

Margaret Forster Brits auteur

Margaret Forster englische Dichterin

Маргарет Форстер

Форстер, Маргарет 1938-

مارغريت فورستر

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 novelIsa & MayDiary of an ordinary woman 1914-1995Elizabeth Barrett Browning : selected poemsOver