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Standard Name: Webb, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Gladys Meredith
Married Name: Mary Gladys Webb
rural past of love, violence, beauty and cruelty, of nature's power and mystery, of passionate lives, particularly those of tragic women.became very well known in the early twentieth century as a poetic regional novelist. She also wrote poetry, essays, short stories, and reviews. Her subject-matter is a
She herself wrote that the hero [sic] of a country story must be instinct with the countryside: it is in his very bones; it is also his voice. The kind of fiction she aimed at unifies its characters with the earth, half frustrate, half triumphal.
Webb, Mary, and Martin Armstrong. Armour Wherein He Trusted. J. Cape, 1928.
Webb, Mary. Collected Prose and Poems. Editor Coles, Gladys Mary, Wildings, 1977.
Webb, Mary. Gone to Earth. Constable, 1917.
Webb, Mary. Precious Bane. J. Cape, 1924.
Lavery, Bryony, and Mary Webb. Precious Bane. Oberon Books, 2003.
Webb, Mary. Selected Poems of Mary Webb. Editor Coles, Gladys Mary, Headland, 1981.
Webb, Mary. Seven for a Secret. Hutchinson, 1922.
Webb, Mary. The Golden Arrow. Constable, 1916.
Webb, Mary. The House in Dormer Forest. Hutchinson, 1920.
Webb, Mary. The Spring of Joy. J. M. Dent; E. P. Dutton, 1917.