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Ward, Humphry Mrs 1851-1920

Overview
Works: 958 works in 3,640 publications in 8 languages and 28,414 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives  Religious fiction  Diaries  Romance fiction  Bildungsromans  History  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vEnglish 
Roles: Author, Translator, win, Author of introduction, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient, Other, wpr
Classifications: PR5714, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Humphry Ward
 
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Most widely held works by Humphry Ward
Amiel's journal : the Journal intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel by Henri Frédéric Amiel( Book )

115 editions published between 1885 and 2006 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Elsmere by Humphry Ward( Book )

142 editions published between 1880 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1888, Robert Elsmere was probably the biggest-selling novel of the nineteenth century. Inspired by the religious crises of her father, Ward tells the story of an Oxford clergyman who begins to doubt the doctrines of the Anglican church after he encounters the work of German rationalists. Rather than becoming an atheist, Elsmere pursues the idea of "constructive liberalism," stressing the importance of social work among the poor and uneducated. The Times called it "a clever attack upon revealed religion", and William Gladstone's copy was annotated with objections to Ward's heterodoxy. In the Victorian age, nothing was more likely to generate publicity than religious controversy, and Robert Elsmere became a runaway success."--Amazon
The history of David Grieve by Humphry Ward( Book )

104 editions published between 1891 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcella by Humphry Ward( Book )

89 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het leven van een welgestelde vrouw in Londen en op het platteland aan het einde van de 19e eeuw
England's effort : letters to an American friend by Humphry Ward( Book )

69 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Elsmere by Humphry Ward( Book )

76 editions published between 1888 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is about an Oxford clergyman who begins to doubt the doctrines of the Anglican Church after encountering the writings of German rationalists like Schelling and David Strauss. Instead of succumbing to atheism or Roman Catholicism, however, Elsmere takes up a "constructive liberalism" stressing social work amongst the poor and uneducated
Helbeck of Bannisdale by Humphry Ward( Book )

84 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Augusta Ward, nee Arnold, (1851-1920), was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward. She began her career writing articles for magazines while working on a book for children that was published in 1881 under the title Milly and Olly. Her novels contained strong religious subject matter relevant to Victorian values she herself practised. Her popularity spread beyond Great Britain to the United States. According to the New York Times, her book Lady Roses Daughter was the bestselling novel in the United States in 1903 as was The Marriage of William Ashe in 1905. Her most popular novel by far was the religious "novel with a purpose" Robert Elsmere, which portrayed the religious crisis of a young pastor and his family. She helped establishing an organization for working and teaching among the poor and was one of the founders of the Womens National Anti-Suffrage League in 1908
Fenwick's career by Humphry Ward( )

44 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Fenwick is a portrait artist who gets a commission to paint the beautiful Eugenie de Pastourelles in London; his wife Phoebe wants to go with him, but he feels he needs his freedom to paint to his potential. He goes alone and, of course, falls in love with her (her husband has deserted her). Phoebe learns what's going on and, with their daughter, leaves Fenwick and goes to Canada. Complications arise after Eugenie's husband returns to the scene in which Fenwick is laid low; soon Phoebe comes back to London and she and Fenwick are eventually reconciled
The case of Richard Meynell by Humphry Ward( Book )

55 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and German and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Towards the goal by Humphry Ward( Book )

33 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with England's war effort
Lady Rose's daughter, a novel by Humphry Ward( Book )

91 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coryston family; a novel by Humphry Ward( Book )

39 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcella by Humphry Ward( Book )

21 editions published between 1894 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor : a novel by Humphry Ward( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great success by Humphry Ward( )

31 editions published between 1916 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of William Ashe by Humphry Ward( Book )

59 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripped from the headlines of her day, Mrs. Ward's 1905 bestseller was based on the whirlwind lives of Britain's rich and powerful. Distinguished statesman William Ashe falls in love with the "quite mad" Kitty Bristol, but their marriage fails to end her blazing jealousy over William's old flame
Miss Bretherton by Humphry Ward( )

59 editions published between 1884 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Merton, colonist by Humphry Ward( Book )

27 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case for the factory acts by Beatrice Webb( )

5 editions published between 1901 and 1902 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delia Blanchflower by Humphry Ward( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Marcella
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Robert ElsmereMarcellaMrs. Humphry Ward : eminent Victorian, pre-eminent EdwardianA writer's recollectionsBehind her times : transition England in the novels of Mary Arnold Ward
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Arnold, Mary

Arnold, Mary A. 1851-1920

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Ward Mary Arnold 1851-1920

Ward Mary Augusta

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Ward Mary Augusta Arnold

Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold 1851-1920

Ward, Mary Augusta (Arnold) Humphry Ward, Mrs., 1851-1920

Ward, Mary Augusta (Arnold), "Mrs. Humphry Ward", 1851-1920

Ward, Mary (Humphry Ward), Mrs., 1851-1920

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English (1,265)

German (33)

Dutch (8)

Swedish (5)

Norwegian (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Russian (1)