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Brighouse, Harold 1882-1958

Overview
Works: 201 works in 519 publications in 3 languages and 3,620 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  One-act plays  Audio adaptations  Fiction  History  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6003.R38, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Harold Brighouse
 
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Hobson's choice : a Lancashire comedy in four acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

35 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Horatio Hobson, widower and boot-shop proprietor, is much incensed at the 'general increase of uppishness' amongst his three daughters. The climax comes when he teases Maggie (the eldest and the ringleader) on her being past the marrying age. Maggie promptly retaliates by marrying Hobson's best boot-hand, Will Mossup, and turning this retiring youth into a sturdy fellow whose new confidence makes him a real business rival to Hobson
Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse( Book )

36 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy is based around the battle of wills between a hard-headed cobbler, called Hobson and his daughter Maggie. Maggie defies Hobson by marrying his most talented worker - the timid and downtrodden Will. She helps Will to develop his potential and together they turn the tables on Hobson
Hobson's choice, a three-act comedy by Harold Brighouse( Book )

12 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Horatio Hobson, widower and boot-shop proprietor, is much incensed at the 'general increase of uppishness' amongst his three daughters. The climax comes when he teases Maggie (the eldest and the ringleader) on her being past the marrying age. Maggie promptly retaliates by marrying Hobson's best boot-hand, Will Mossup, and turning this retiring youth into a sturdy fellow whose new confidence makes him a real business rival to Hobson
The works of Stanley Houghton by Stanley Houghton( Book )

6 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonesome-like : a play in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Lancashire plays: The game, the northerners, Zack by Harold Brighouse( Book )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The price of coal by Harold Brighouse( Book )

17 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garside's career; a comedy in four acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1914 and 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open air plays by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published between 1926 and 1927 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six fantasies by Harold Brighouse( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open air plays : five one-act comedies by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maid of France; a play in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 1922 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Coincidence; comedy in three acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hepplestall's by Harold Brighouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays for the meadow and plays for the lawn by Harold Brighouse( Book )

2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converts; a comedy in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The happy hangman : a grotesque in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

4 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horniman's choice : Four one act plays from the "Manchester School" of playwrights by Harold Brighouse( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graft, a comedy in four acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1913 and 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hobson's choice
Alternative Names
Brighouse, Harold

Brighouse, Harold 1882-

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Harold Brighouse British writer

Languages
English (193)

Welsh (3)

German (2)

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Hobson's choiceHobson's choice, a three-act comedy