Winifred Holtby Quotes (5 quotes)
“Laughter, n. An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.”
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859)
Interview for SPIEGEL (spiegel.de), in 2008
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWinifred Holtby
Born: June 23, 1898
Died: September 29, 1935 (aged 37)
Bio: Winifred Holtby was an English novelist and journalist, best known for her novel South Riding about a Yorkshire community struggling with the Depression of the 1930s.
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