WorldCat Identities

Swinnerton, Frank 1884-1982

Overview
Works: 371 works in 1,567 publications in 6 languages and 25,549 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Sources  History  Juvenile works  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Collaborator
Classifications: PR6037.W85, 823.8
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George Gissing; a critical study by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

39 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 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
Arnold Bennett by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

45 editions published between 1950 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nocturne by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

73 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 895 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 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 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 )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 758 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
Swinnerton; an autobiography by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

39 editions published between 1926 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bookman's London by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

25 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 727 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 )

8 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 722 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 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Bennett : a last word by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1939 and 1969 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some achieve greatness by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 445 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 425 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 : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 402 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 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1900 and 1950 in English and held by 388 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 380 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 )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Polish and held by 370 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
September by Frank Swinnerton( Book )

20 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 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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Alternative Names
Frank Arthur Swinnerton BRitish writer

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

Swinnerton, Frank Arthur nar. 1884

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Languages
English (534)

French (8)

German (4)

Polish (2)

Catalan (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
R.L. Stevenson; a critical study