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Hughes, Kathryn 1959-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 156 publications in 6 languages and 4,330 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  History  Biographies  Romance fiction  Didactic fiction  Anecdotes  Pastoral fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR4664, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathryn Hughes
George Eliot : the last Victorian by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although years of rigorous reading had given Eliot an unparalleled understanding of the intellectual debates of her day, she preferred to champion a pragmatic middle ground, where idealism is tempered by love, habit, and history."--Jacket
The Victorian governess by Kathryn Hughes( )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The figure of the governess is very familiar from nineteenth-century literature. Much less is known about the governess in reality. This book is the first rounded exploration of what the life of the home schoolroom was actually like. Drawing on original diaries and a variety of previously undiscovered sources, Kathryn Hughes describes why the period 1840-80 was the classic age of governesses. She examines their numbers, recruitment, teaching methods, social position and prospects. The governess provides a key to the central Victorian concept of the lady. Her education consisted of a series of a
The short life and long times of Mrs. Beeton by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the life of the domestic diva of Victorian England profiles Isabella Beeton, the woman behind Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management, a period collection of recipes and domestic advice
Victorians undone : tales of the flesh in the age of decorum by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

20 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A groundbreaking account of what it was like to live in a Victorian body from one of our best historians ... brings the Victorians back to life and helps us understand how they lived their lives"--Publisher's description
George Eliot : the last Victorian by Kathryn Hughes( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a respectable businessman, the middle-aged Eliot was cast into social exile when she began a scandalous liaison with the married writer and scientist George Henry Lewes. Only her burgeoning literary success allowed her to overcome society's disapproval and take her proper place at the heart of London's literary elite
George Eliot : family history by Mathilde Blind( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La lettera : romanzo by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradford : remembering 1914-18 by Kathryn Hughes( )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I claimed more than 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Bradford offers an intimate portrayal of the city and its people living in the shadow of the "war to end all wars." A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts the experience of individuals who enlisted; the changing face of industry and related unrest; the work of the many hospitals in the area; the effect of the conflict on local children; and concludes with a chapter dedicated to how the city and its people coped with the transition to life in peacetime once more. The World War I story of Bradford is told through the voices of those who were there, and is vividly illustrated through evocative images
The lifted veil : women's 19th-century stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian remains by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pozabljeno pismo by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Slovenian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorians undone by Kathryn Hughes( Recording )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why did the great philosophical novelist George Eliot feel so self-conscious that her right hand was larger than her left? How did a working-class child called Fanny Adams disintegrate into pieces in 1867, before being reassembled into a popular joke, one we still reference today, but would stop, appalled, if we knew its origins? Victorians Undone is an eye-opening, deeply intelligent, ground-breaking account that brings the Victorians back to life and helps us understand how they lived their lives
Bradford : remembering 1914-1918 by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enrichment activities for more able students by David George( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mill on the floss by George Eliot( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the joys and sorrows of Maggie, her quarrels with Tom and her father's sympathy for his "little wench."
Place( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To gramma pou den stalthēke pote by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Greek, Modern and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A titok by Kathryn Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Hungarian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il était une lettre by Kathryn Hughes( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual awareness by Jonathan Yarnell( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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George Eliot : the last Victorian
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The Victorian governessThe short life and long times of Mrs. BeetonGeorge Eliot : the last VictorianGeorge Eliot : family historyPlace
Alternative Names
Hughes, Kathryn Anne 1959-

Kathryn Hughes British historian and writer

Kathryn Hughes Brits journaliste (1959-)

Кэтрин Хьюз

كاثرين هيوز

کاترین هیوز

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