WorldCat Identities

Marsden, Hilda

Works: 6 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 2,863 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Feminist fiction  Novels  Autobiographical fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other, Author
Classifications: PR4172, 823.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hilda Marsden
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë( Book )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess to contribute to their meagre income. But Agnes's enthusiasm is swiftly extinguished as she struggles first with the children and then with the family
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a background of English moors in the 18th century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the dominating force of a man called Heathcliff
Oxford World's Classics Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Agnes Grey Anne Brontë drew on her own experiences as a governess, trying to cope with unmanageable children with little respect from her employer. It combines a wonderful study of Victorian responses to children with a story of romantic love, and this new edition does full justice to its fictional as well as its autobiographical qualities
Agnes Grey (Oxford World's Classics) by Anne Brontë( )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing directly on her own unhappy experiences, Anne Bronte's first-person narrative describes the almost unbelievable pressures endured by nineteenth-century governesses - the isolation, the frustration, and the insensitive and sometimes cruel treatment meted out by employers and their families.; Distinguished by its sharp, often ironic observation of middle-class social behaviour, this deeply personal novel also touches on religious belief, moral responsibility, and individual integrity and its survival.; Using the text of the definitive Clarendon edition, this volume also incorporates Anne Bronte's previously unpublished manuscript revisions.; This book is intended for english literature students, feminist study courses, readers of the Bront s, general readers
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë( Recording )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes Grey is Anne Bronte's first novel, centering around a rector's daughter working as a governess. Drawing directly from her own experiences, Anne Bronte set out to describe the immense pressures that the governess's life entailed?frustration, isolation, and the insensitive and cruel treatment suffered at the hands of employers and their families
The north of England in the novels of the Bröntes by Hilda Marsden( )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.16 for Agnes Grey ... to 0.96 for The north ...)

Agnes Grey
English (68)