Standard Name: Struther, Jan
Birth Name: Joyce Anstruther
Married Name: Joyce Maxtone Graham
Pseudonym: Jan Struther
Self-constructed Name: Jan Struther
Mrs. Miniver series, designed just before the Second World War as a light spot in a newspaper, a representation of young and pleasure-loving femininity. Collected in a volume, reissued in the USA, and finally converted into an entirely different story in a Hollywood film, it achieved wide circulation and notoriety. never equalled this success with any subsequent work, though she was a public and private poet and a lively letter-writer until the end of her life.began to write during the 1920s as a contributor of poems and sketches to journals. She also wrote some still-popular hymns, and edited and wrote for children. She hit the jackpot with her
Struther, Jan, and Aldren Watson. A Pocketful of Pebbles. Harcourt Brace, 1946.
Struther, Jan. Betsinda Dances. H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1931.
Struther, Jan. “Hymns from <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Songs of Praise</span>, 1931”. A Celebration of Women Writers, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom.
Struther, Jan. Mrs. Miniver. Chatto and Windus, 1939.
Struther, Jan. Sycamore Square. Methuen, 1932.
Struther, Jan. The Glass Blower. Chatto and Windus, 1940.
Struther, Jan, and Ernest H. Shepard. The Modern Struwwelpeter. Methuen, 1936.
Struther, Jan. Try Anything Twice. Chatto and Windus, 1938.
Brown, Beatrice Curtis. Women of Britain. Editor Struther, Jan, Harcourt, Brace, 1941.