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My copy of Mrs Miniver is an original wartime edition of this famous little book, which began life as a puff-piece in The Times but when war came the story grew to become the voice of stoic Britain. The cover is austerity brown paper, there are no pictures – only text – on the front and back covers, and the pages are speckled with age.4/5.

Jan Struther: | |Jan Struther| was the |pen name| of |Joyce Anstruther|, later |Joyce Maxtone Graham| and World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the. Jan Struther papers by Jan Struther 1 edition. Not in Library. Subjects Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Autographs, British Personal narratives, English Authors, Written works: Mrs.

Miniver, The Glass-Blower And Other Poems. This book inspired the movie, but it is entirely different. The chapters of this book are actually articles published in The Times between and Each chapter contains Mrs. Miniver's reflections on some aspect of her s: The Online Books Page.

Online Books by. Jan Struther (Struther, Jan, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Struther, Jan, Betsinda Dances and Other Poems (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) Struther, Jan, Collected Works of Jan Struther (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) Struther, Jan, The Glass-Blower and Other Poems.

MRS. MINIVER by Jan Struther, Hardcover with Dust Jacket and Box. is a edition of MRS. MINIVER by Jan Struther published by Harcourt, Brace and Company with pages. This hardback book wi. Mrs. Miniver Jan Struther Mrs. Miniver Comes Home It was lovely, thought Mrs. Miniver, nodding goodbye to the flower-woman and carrying her big sheaf of chrysanthemums down the street with a kind of ceremonious Jan Struther papers book, as though it were a cornucopia; it was lovely, this settling down again, this tidying away of the summer into its box, this taking up of the thread of one’s life where the.

Jan Struther was the pen name of Joyce Anstruther, later Joyce Maxtone Graham and finally Joyce Placzek (June 6, – J ), an English writer remembered for her character Mrs.

Miniver and a number of hymns, such as "Lord of All Hopefulness". As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of Jan Struther papers book book's orginal publication in the U.S., features a new introduction by Greer Garson, who won the Academy Award as best actress for.

Mrs. Miniver was published as a book in Octoberjust after the Jan Struther papers book of war. Shortly afterwards, Jan took her two younger children to America, where she had been invited to lecture, and her book became a Book of the Month Club choice and a bestseller.

Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther ISBN ISBN Trade Paper; New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ; ISBN As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal.

The beloved classic novel of an English housewife bravely enduring WWII—the basis for the Academy Award–winning film starring Greer Garson. Winston Churchill once remarked that Mrs. Miniver, the fictional British housewife featured in Jan Struther’s newspaper columns about quotidian English life, did more for the Allied cause than a flotilla of battleships.4/5(11).

Mrs. Miniver: New Edition Featuring Mrs. Miniver Makes a List by Jan Struther and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., Cloth, paper labels.

Spine and spine label a bit sunned, a few faint pencil checks, otherwise very good or better, without dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT First US edition, including as well poems selected from his first book, BETSINDA DANCES.

Warmly inscribed on the front free endsheet: For Arnold Whitridge, with many thanks for a most delightful visit. Poems by Jan Struther. (Joyce Maxtone Graham, ). MGM’s movie had little else in common with her book, however, nor did its glossy portrait of a successful marriage correspond to the double life of Jan Struther.

The film in fact took on an existence of its own, particularly in the United States, where it became a symbol of wartime Britain and a powerful evocation of Allied values.

The war doesn't begin until the book's final vignette, although its looming threat is hinted at many times in the earlier ones. Jan Struther's articles share with us the life of Mrs.

Miniver, a happily married Londoner who has a second home in Kent and three perfectly normal children. Mrs. Miniver (Virago modern classics) by Jan Struther. VIRAGO PRESS LTD. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Mrs. Miniver: New Edition Featuring Mrs. Miniver Makes a List by Struther, Jan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book, Mrs.

Miniver, Jan Struther, 1st ed. A hardcover First Edition, ©; Harcourt, Brace & Co, New York, publisher. Set in wartime Britain, Mrs. Miniver is the universal, heart-warming symbol of the endurable and pleasant sides of existence. She holds up to view the everyday domesticities and the comings and goings of family life.

is ‘When Grandmama was Small’, translated by Jan Struther from Swedish. December to June Includes the rest of the Mrs Miniver articles, and more of Jan Struther's Times leaders.

Further sources include New Verse, Nineteenth Century, Magazine Digest, The Queen's Book of the Red Cross, Magazine of the English Association. Although classic movie fans like me respect the wartime film, loosely based on the book, Jan Struther’s literary work far surpasses it.

Written as a series of entertaining yet thought-provoking vignettes on a variety of subjects, Mrs. Miniver follows the life of a strangely gifted woman blessed with a keen talent for observation who can make the ordinary s:   Mrs Miniver by Jan Struther,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The character she created, Mrs Miniver, proved a huge success, and the columns were subsequently collected into book form in Upon the outbreak of war, this book was used as the basis for a patriotic and sentimental film about Mrs Miniver, released in.

Book publication The columns were first published in book form inshortly after the outbreak of war. Struther stopped the regular newspaper columns that year, but wrote a series of letters from Mrs.

Miniver, expanding on the character's wartime experiences. These were published in later editions. Written by Jan Struther's granddaughter Ysenda Maxtone Graham, The Real Mrs Miniver is a complex and fascinating biography. While the Hollywood version remains a powerful and inspirational movie, this book offers brilliant insights into the true impact of war upon real people's lives.

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It took America by storm and won five Oscars. The book that inspired the film had likewise been a bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic and its author, Jan Struther, found it hard to persuade people that she herself was not its heroine.

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Jan Struther emigrated to America inand eventually resented being known exclusively for a single work. From the description of Jan Struther letters to Mrs.

Rhodes, (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: From the description of Jan Struther. Get this from a library. Mrs. Miniver. [Jan Struther] -- Relates the adventures of the fictional Englishwoman Mrs.

Miniver with her three unpredictable children, and understanding husband, in the years just before World War II. In Mrs. Miniver, a novel of about pages, Jan Struther writes about the simple and fulfilling life of Kay Miniver and her family as they go through the struggles of WWII.

Struther shows Mrs. Minivers optimism and vitality despite the effects of the war on her family. Jan Struther, Author, Letter to George M. Autry from Jan Struther, also Mrs. Anthony Maxtone-Graham, author of the "Mrs. Miniver" books and newspaper clipping about Mrs.

Struther. Louise and Maxine Hampton, c. early s: Newspaper clipping with photograph. George M. Autry Buys Loving Printing Co., c.

early s. "Lord of all Hopefulness" is a Christian hymn written by English writer Jan Struther, which was published in the enlarged edition of Songs of Praise (Oxford University Press) in The hymn is used in liturgy, at weddings and at the beginning of funeral services, and is one of.

The IKE Book TALKs continue with a discussion of the book, "Mrs. Miniver," by Jan Struther. These discussions are open to everyone, regardless of whether or not they have read the book. The movie of the same name is being shown March 8, and participants at the book TALK will be encouraged to compare the movie with the book.

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