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White, Barbara 1952-

Overview
Works: 9 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 419 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Biographies  Bibliography  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR830.W62, 823.0099287
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara White
Writing and fantasy by Ceri Sullivan( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Writing and Fantasy brings together essays which restore a sense of the fantastic as a political response to cultural opportunities and pressures. It moves on from two conventional fields of discussion: the psychoanalytic, where 'phantasies' are produced by the emergence of the consciousness, and the social, where 'fantasies' are the production of nineteenth-century individualism. A wide variety of sites are investigated including the feminization of the wild west, originary and maternal spaces, highwaywomen, financial credit, and the ideal home. Multiple genres containing fantasy are explored, ranging from ghost stories to feminist utopias." "The new research presented here will be of great interest to academics and students in literature, history and cultural studies departments who are working in the field of the historical development of concepts of fantasy, cultural opposition, and the imbrication of politics and modes of representation."--Jacket
Queen of the Courtesans : Fanny Murray by Barbara White( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Murray (1729-1770) was a famous Georgian beauty and courtesan, desired throughout England and often to be found pressed to a gentleman's heart in the form of a printed disc secretly tucked into their pocket-watch. She rose from life in the 'London stews' to fame and fortune, through her career as a high-class courtesan. Her Memoirs (the first 'whore Biography' - included in this book) records her eventful life in detail. She was seduced and then abandoned, aged just 12, by Jack Spencer, grandson of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough (and related to the Althorp-based Spencers). Her luck turned when she caught the eye of the infamous Beau Nash, 'King of Bath'. But it was her return to London that promoted her to national fame and notoriety. After ten years at the top, she was heavily in debt, and after some devious manipulation of the Marlborough family, she managed to secure an arranged marriage to a respectable man. The scandals of her past caught up with her as she was named in the national scandal surrounding Wilke's pornography case at the High Court
Archetypal patterns in women's fiction by Annis Pratt( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women's career development : a study of high flyers by Barbara White( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an in-depth study of 48 successful women, this text provides an overview to date of women's progress in management, combining new research with existing theory and data. It includes interviews with Mary Archer, Mary Baker, Joanna Foster, Anita Roddick and Baroness Elles
Book subscription lists : a revised guide : fourth supplement by Barbara White( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical Norwegian grammar by Åse-Berit Strandskogen( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women high flyers by Barbara White( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book subscription lists : a revised guide by F. J. G Robinson( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the characteristics of successful women by Barbara White( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Writing and fantasy
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Archetypal patterns in women's fiction
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English (35)