Curtin Memorial Library

The Elizabeth Goudge Special Collection


 The Elizabeth Goudge Collection collects all material written by and about Elizabeth Goudge. Books, articles, letters, and manuscripts, as well as photographs and video recordings, are acquired with the aim of becoming a leading repository of information about the writer and her work. Housed in the Curtin Memorial Library at Mount Saint Mary College, the collection is protected, preserved, and made accessible by the library staff. We are currently accepting donations and contributions.     

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The following is a list of Elizabeth Goudge's published works as listed in by P. Joan Smith in the Dictionary of Literary Biography: British Novelists Between the Wars.


The Fairies' Baby and Other Stories (Amersham:Morland/London: Foyle, 1919).

Island Magic (London: Duckworth, 1934; New York: Coward-McCann, 1934).

The Middle Window (London: Duckworth, 1934; New York: Coward-McCann, 1934).

A City of Bells (London: Duckworth, 1936; New York: Coward-McCann, 1936).

A Pedlar's Pack, and Other Stories (London: Duckworth, 1937; New York: Coward-McCann, 1937).

Towers in the Mist (London:Duckworth, 1938; New York: Coward-McCann, 1938).

Three Plays: Suomi, The Brontes of Haworth, Fanny Burney (London: Duckworth, 1939).

Sister of the Angels: A Christmas Story (London: Duckworth, 1939; New York: Coward-McCann, 1939).

The Bird in the Tree (London: Duckworth, 1940; New York; Coward-McCann, 1940).

Smoky-House (London: Duckworth, 1940; New York: Coward-McCann, 1940).

The Golden Skylark, and Other Stories (London: Duckworth, 1941; New York: Coward-McCann, 1941).

The Well of the Star (New York: Coward-McCann, 1941).

The Castle on the Hill (London: Duckworth, 1942; New York: coward-McCann, 1942)

Henrietta's House (London: University of London Press/Hodder & Stoughton, 1942); republished as The
Hills (New York: Coward-McCann, 1942).

The Ikon on the Wall and Other Stories (London: Duckworth, 1943).

Green Dolphin Country (London: Hodder &Stoughton, 1944); republished as Green Dolphin Street (New
         York: Coward-McCann, 1944).

The Elizabeth Goudge Reader, edited by Rose Dobbs (New York: Coward-McCann, 1946); republished as
the Sign of the Dolphin: An Elizabeth Goudge Anthology (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1947).

The Little White Horse (London: Duckworth, 1947; New York: Coward-McCann, 1947).

Songs and Verses (London: Duckworth, 1947; New York: Coward-McCann, 1948).

The Herb of Grace (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1948); republished as Pilgrim's Inn (New York:
         Coward-McCann, 1948).

Make-Believe (London: Duckworth, 1949).

Gentian Hill (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949; New York: Coward-McCann, 1949).

The Reward of Faith, and Other Stories (London: Duck-worth, 1950: New York: Coward-McCann, 1951).

God So Loved the World: A Life of Christ (London: Duckworth, 1950: new York: Coward-McCann, 1951).

The Valley of Song (London: University of London Press, 1951; New York: Coward-McCann, 1952).

White Wings: Collected Short Stories (London: Duckworth, 1952).

The Heart of the Family (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953; New York: Coward-McCann, 1953).

The Rosemary Tree (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956; New York: coward-McCann, 1956).

The White Witch (London: Hoder & Stoughton, 1958; New York: Coward-McCann, 1958).

Saint Francis of Assisi (London: Duckworth, 1959); republished as My God and My All: The Life of St.
of Assisi (New York: coward-McCann, 1959).

The Dean's Watch (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963; New York: Coward-McCann, 1964).

The Scent of Water (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963; New York: coward-McCann, 1963).

Linnets and Valerians (Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1964; New York: Coward-McCann, 1964).

The Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Buckler's Hard Beaulieu (Beaulieu: Privately printed, 1966).

A Christmas Book (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967; New York: Coward-McCann, 1967).

I Saw Three Ships (Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1969; New York: Coward-McCann, 1969).

The Child From the Sea (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1970, New York: Coward-McCann, 1970).

The Lost Angel: Stories (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1971; New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan,

The Joy of the Snow: An Autobiography (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1974; New York: Coward, McCann
           & Geoghegan, 1974).


The Eliots of Damerosehay (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1957) - comprises The Bird in the Tree, The
of Grace, and The Heart of the Family.

Three Cities of Bells: Wells, Oxford, Ely; Containing in One Volume Three Famous Cathedral Novels
           (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1965) - Comprises A City of Bells, Towers in the Mist, and The
           Dean's Watch.

The Ten Gifts: An Elizabeth Goudge Anthology, edited by Mary Baldwin (London: Hodder & Stoughton,
           1969; New York: Coward-McCann, 1969)

Pattern of People: An Elizabeth Goudge Anthology, edited by Muriel Grainer (London: Hodder &
           Stoughton, 1978; New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979).

Play Productions:

The Brontes of Haworth, London, Charta Theatre, October 1932.

Joy Will Come Back, London, Arts Theatre, 21 March 1937.

Suomi, London, Cambridge Theatre, 29 May 1938.

Fanny Burney, Oldham, Lancashire, 1949.


A Book of comfort: An Anthology, edited by Goudge (London: m. Joseph, 1964; New York:
            Coward-McCann, 1964).

A Diary of Prayer, compiled by Goudge (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1966; New York: Coward-McCann,

A Book of Peace: An Anthology, edited by Goudge (London: M. Joseph, 1967; New York: 
             Coward-McCann, 1968).

A Book of Faith, edited by Goudge (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1976; New York: Coward-McCann &
             Geoghegan, 1976).

Smith, P. Joan. "Elizabeth Goudge." Dictionary of Literary Biography: British Novelists Between the Wars. Ed. George M. Johnson. Vol.
Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. 107-15. Print.