WorldCat Identities

Brighouse, Harold 1882-1958

Overview
Works: 212 works in 542 publications in 3 languages and 3,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  One-act plays  Audio adaptations  Fiction  History  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6003.R38, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Harold Brighouse
 
Most widely held works by Harold Brighouse
Hobson's choice : a Lancashire comedy in four acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

34 editions published between 1916 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 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 )

5 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice by Tanika Gupta( Book )

29 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 122 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 )

3 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 121 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 )

15 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in English and held by 79 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 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open air plays by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published between 1926 and 1927 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six fantasies by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice by Tom Gutteridge( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New Orleans in 1914, the daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees
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 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coincidence; comedy in three acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hepplestall's by Harold Brighouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice : a comedy in three acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 38 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
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

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

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

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What I have had; chapters in autobiography by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hobson's choice : a Lancashire comedy in four acts
Alternative Names
Brighouse, Harold

Brighouse, Harold 1882-

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Harold Brighouse British writer

Harold Brighouse écrivain britannique

Harold Brighouse escriptor britànic

Harold Brighouse escritor británico

Languages
English (178)

Welsh (3)

German (2)

Covers
Hobson's choice