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Swinnerton, Frank 1884-1982

Overview
Works: 394 works in 1,513 publications in 6 languages and 25,562 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Domestic fiction  Sources  History  Records and correspondence  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR4750, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Frank Swinnerton
 
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George Gissing; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
33 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,068 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 )
66 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel of cockney life in London
Arnold Bennett by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
39 editions published between 1950 and 1968 in English and Italian and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.L. Stevenson; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
41 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 942 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 )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Typescript, with autograph manuscript corrections, of a work on eighteenth century English authors and their fathers. Cover sheet for an uncorrected proof, Doubleday, release date 1966 Jul 8, is affixed
The bookman's London by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
21 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Georgian scene; a literary panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
7 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 732 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 )
26 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Background with chorus : a footnote to changes in English literary fashion between 1901 and 1917 by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
12 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arnold Bennett : a last word by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Georgian literary scene, 1910-1935; a panorama by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
43 editions published between 1935 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swinnerton; an autobiography by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
16 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some achieve greatness by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Roderic buys the manor house in a Berkshire village. Miss Marvell is reluctantly forced to recall the past
The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett( Book )
4 editions published between 1940 and 1947 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Old Wives' Tale (1908) celebrates the romance of even the most ordinary lives in the course of tracing the passage of time over three generations. It tells the story of the two Baines sisters, placid stay-at-home Constance and rebellious Sophia, from their girlhood to their last days. They move from the family drapery shop in provincial Bursley during the repressive mid-Victorian period to old age in the modern era of mass marketing and the internal combustion engine. The setting ranges from the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Bursley to a Paris brothel, the action from the controlled domestic routine of the Baines household to wife murder and the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Book )
5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 407 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, his past comes back to haunt him, his fortunes turn for the worst, and he ends up at the mercy of his arch rival
September by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
21 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 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
Authors and the book trade by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
16 editions published between 1932 and 1990 in English and German and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Georgian house, a tale in four parts by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
16 editions published between 1900 and 1950 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inherited Sussex house, a lost will and double murder form the setting for a dramatic mystery
Rosalind passes; a novel by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 391 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 )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Polish and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a great author who dies leaving his brother, a quiet London magistrate, to tidy up the wreckage of a life fraught with ambition, travel and women
 
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Alternative Names
Svinertons, Franks 1884-1982
Svinertons, Frenks 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank.
Swinnerton, Frank A. 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur 1884-1982
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur nar. 1884
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Languages
English (470)
French (6)
German (3)
Polish (2)
Catalan (2)
Italian (1)
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