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Swinnerton, Frank 1884-1982

Overview
Works: 413 works in 1,706 publications in 7 languages and 26,038 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Romance fiction  Sources  History  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Collaborator, Contributor
Classifications: PR4750, 823.8
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Arnold Bennett by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

60 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Georgian literary scene, 1910-1935; a panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

107 editions published between 1933 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omhandler engelsk litteratur og engelske forfattere i perioden 1880-1930
George Gissing; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

40 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This portrait of the prolific English novelist George Gissing, known for his realistic portrayal of the lower middle class, is inspired reading for any student of Gissing and his work. Swinnerton presents a biographical sketch of the late 19th century author, along with a discussion of Gissing's short stories, novels, his love of the works of Charles Dickens, influences, and travels
Nocturne by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

82 editions published between 1917 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of cockney life in London
R.L. Stevenson; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

40 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swinnerton's thoughtful overview of the work of Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 1894) discusses the Scottish novelist's life, but focuses more on his writing devoting individual chapters to his travel books, essays, poems, plays, short stories, novels, and romances
A galaxy of fathers by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the background of the social history of the eighteenth century, the author gives an account of the lives of five fathers, concentrating upon their influence on their children. Each father was observed closely by his offspring. Charles Burney and Richard Edgeworth left autobiographical material to be completed and edited by their dutiful daughters, George Crabbe's biography was written by his son; in the cases of Thomas Seward and George Mitford, information is derived from private correspondence
The bookman's London by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

27 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historische schets van de in de loop der eeuwen in Londen werkzame schrijvers, uitgevers en boekhandelaren
The Georgian scene; a literary panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

9 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over Britse literatuur in de jaren 1910-1930, waarin aandacht voor schijvers als Henry James, James Barrie, Norman Douglas, Somerset Maugham, Compton MacKenzie, Hugh Walpole, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, de Sitwells, Bloomsbury E.M. Forster en Noel Coward
Tokefield papers, old and new by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

28 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background with chorus : a footnote to changes in English literary fashion between 1901 and 1917 by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

19 editions published in 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swinnerton; an autobiography by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

20 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some achieve greatness by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Georgian house, a tale in four parts by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 1953 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inherited Sussex house, a lost will and double murder form the setting for a dramatic mystery
The mayor of Casterbridge : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story about a headstrong man who rises to become the richest corn merchant and chief citizen in his town. Despite his great wealth and power, however, the man cannot forget his past
Authors and the book trade by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

17 editions published between 1932 and 1990 in English and German and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind passes; a novel by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young girl profoundly affects the marriage of a seemingly-perfect English couple
On the shady side by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Polish and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a highbrow by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Felix by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

17 editions published between 1923 and 1935 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a poor London family and Felix who through his thirty years, always hopes for happiness
September by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

23 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marian Forster and her husband Howard are in the country for the summer. While Marian is beguiled by Nigel Sinclair, she is also intrigued by their houseguest, the beautiful Cherry Mant. Cherry's relationship with Howard, and Marian's brief happiness with Nigel will be tested when they all return to town in September in this poignant tale
 
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Nocturne
Alternative Names
Frank Swinnerton critique de littérature anglaise

Svinertons, Franks 1884-1982

Svinertons, Frenks 1884-1982

Swinnerton, Frank.

Swinnerton, Frank A. 1884-1982

Swinnerton, Frank Arthur.

Swinnerton, Frank Arthur 1884-

Swinnerton Frank Arthur 1884-1982

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R.L. Stevenson; a critical study