Winifred Holtby

(1898—1935) novelist and feminist reformer

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


writer, published several novels, the best‐known of which is her last, South Riding (1936), set in Yorkshire, which is at once the story of enterprising headmistress Sarah Burton and a portrait of a whole community. Her other novels include Anderby Wold (1923), The Crowded Street (1924), The Land of Green Ginger (1927), and Mandoa, Mandoa! (1933). She was also a prolific journalist.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.