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Ellen Glasgow, novelist of the Old and the new South; an appreciation.

Louise Maunsell Field

Ellen Glasgow, novelist of the Old and the new South; an appreciation.

Together with a critical essay and an index to her works.

by Louise Maunsell Field

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Southern States -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the ed. published by Doubleday, Page, Garden City, N.Y., in series: Little biographies of great writers series.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3513.L34 Z655 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5050026M
      ISBN 100841442142
      LC Control Number74011118

      A chapter from the book "Ellen Glasgow: New Perspectives" is presented. The chapter examines the life and works of Glasgow, a novelist who was born in Richmond, Virginia on Ap It claims that Glasgow was the eighth child of Anne Jane Gholson and Francis T. Glasgow.   Ellen Glasgow (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $ 1 New Author: Ellen Glasgow.

      The works of American novelist Ellen Glasgow () constitute a social history in fiction of Virginia from the Civil War to World War II. Her novels are distinguished in style and conception. Ellen Glasgow was born on Ap , in Richmond, Va. Her father was a Scotch-Irish Presbyterian who "never committed a pleasure.". It is a semi-autobiographical novel detailing thirty years in the life of Virginia farm girl Dorinda Oakley, who embodies Glasgow 's own conflict between Old South nostalgia and New South realism. Although Oakley fights for her independence, she harbors a deep connection to the land.

      In a small book, rare and little known, “The Freeman and. Other Poems,” Ellen Glasgow published a philosophy utterly alien to her race and to the time in which the book appeared. “The freedom of despair,” declared this young girl, from the restraining shelter of an old grey house in Richmond, was the goal which she had attained, a goal. Book Description: Ellen Glasgow. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in


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Ellen Glasgow, novelist of the Old and the new South; an appreciation by Louise Maunsell Field Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ellen Glasgow, novelist of the Old and the new South: an appreciation Author: Louise Maunsell Field ; Frederic Taber Cooper ; Country Life Press, ; Doubleday, Page & Company. Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow was an American novelist who won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in A lifelong Virginian who published 20 books including seven novels which sold well as well as gained critical acclaim, Glasgow portrayed the changing world of the contemporary South, differing from the idealistic escapism that characterized Southern literature after : Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow, Ap.

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow () was a Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist from Richmond, Virginia. Beginning inshe wrote 20 novels and many short stories, mainly about life in Virginia. Her own education had been rudimentary, a fact Glasgow compensated. aka Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow/5.

Ellen Glasgow. The American South has produced many great writers but perhaps none like Ellen Glasgow. This Pulitzer Prize-winning author () wrote 19 novels, a book of poetry and a collection of short stories.

But more importantly, she helped change attitudes towards female writers during an era when only men were Ellen Glasgow to be intellectual or philosophical. Ellen Glasgow novelist of the old and the new South: an appreciation by Louise Maunsell Field together with a critical essay and an index to her works / Louise Maunsell Field.

()[Leather Bound] Field Louise Maunsell. Ellen Glasgow novelist of the old and the new South: an appreciation by Louise Maunsell Field together with a critical essay and an index to her works / Louise Maunsell Field. [Leather Bound].

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (Ap - Novem ) was an American novelist from Richmond, Virginia. Beginning inGlasgow wrote 20 novels, mainly about life in Virginia.

Her own education had been rudimentary, a fact Glasgow compensated by reading widely. OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the author's thesis, Columbia University. Description: pages 22 cm. Contents: g up to be a writer. The first novels: The DescendantPhases of an Inferior PlanetThe Voice of the People.

First love and a look at the past: The poetry of Ellen GlasgowThe Freeman and Other PoemsThe historical novels. That Ellen Glasgow was the grande dame of One West Main Street, Richmond, Virginia, is a fact known to everyone.

That as a novelist she was from the beginning a part of the modern southern literary tradition and that she was shaped by the same fundamental impulses which went to make the “Southern Renascence” has been less widely understood.

BIBLIOGRAPHY Rubin, Louis D., Jr. “The Literature of the New South.” In Fifteen American Authors Before Bibliographic Essays on Research and Criticism, edited by Robert A. Rees and Earl. Alternative Title: Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow Ellen Glasgow, in full Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow, (born ApRichmond, Va., U.S.—died Nov.

21,Richmond), American novelist whose realistic depictions of life in her native Virginia helped direct Southern literature away from sentimentality and nostalgia. Shelter is nowhere to be found in The Sheltered Life, Ellen Glasgow’s grimly realistic novel of a slow-motion tragedy that enfolds the lives of two once-genteel families in a fictionalized 20th-century Richmond.

With surgical precision, the great Virginia novelist anatomizes the way in which a society that is fixated upon externals like manners and decorum can tolerate and even foster an inward corruption /5(16).

In Ellen Glasgow: A Biography, Susan Goodman vividly brings the famously secretive writer to life, penetrating the myths, half-truths, and lies that have swirled around Glasgow since the publication of her first novel, The Descendent, in Drawing on previously unpublished papers and personal interviews, Goodman uncovers the engrossing details of Glasgow's family history, social milieu.

Ellen Glasgow () Contributing Editor: Linda Pannill Classroom Issues and Strategies. Glasgow fails to make the New Woman convincing. The philosopher Judith Campbell takes her iconoclastic new book from a muff and presents it ("my little gift") to the lover for whom she is willing to sacrifice a career.

(Full name Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow) American novelist, shory story writer, essayist, and autobiographer. Considered one of America's leading regional writers, Glasgow was a realist who also.

Ideals / Ellen Glasgow -- Ellen Glasgow's Ideals: a "new" story from the s / Martha E. Cook -- The romance of self-representation: Glasgow and The woman within / Nancy A. Walker -- Composed selves: Ellen Glasgow's The woman within and Edith Wharton's A backward glance / Susan Goodman -- The poetry of Ellen Glasgow: The freeman and other.

Ellen Glasgow enjoyed popularity through the s and then like others of that generation, including her Richmond neighbor and close friend James Branch Cabell, fell out of favor. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel In This Our Life (), published late in her life was something of.

Ellen Glasgow, novelist of the old and the new South: an appreciation by Louise Maunsell Field together with a critical essay and an index to her works / Louise Maunsell Field.

By Louise Maunsell. Field. Abstract. 20 p. Topics: Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, “Virginia” and “Barren Ground” stand together as two of the most honest realistic studies of American life so far written. “Barren Ground” is the most ambitious novel that Ellen Glasgow has written and she says that it is the one which she would select for “the double-edged blessing of immortality.”.

Looking for books by Ellen Glasgow. See all books authored by Ellen Glasgow, including Barren Ground, and In the Shadow of Agatha Christie: Classic Crime Fiction by Forgotten Female Writers:and more on.

Ellen An­der­son Ghol­son Glasgow (Ap – No­vem­ ) was an Amer­i­can nov­el­ist who won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in Ask any of Glasgow’s older residents to name a book about their hometown and they will more than likely mention No Mean City, a title which has come to embody the experiences of an entire working-class generation.

The novel is set in the s in Gorbals, an area on the south bank of the River Clyde once characterised by its lack of jobs, severe poverty and proliferation of violence.Description: Ellen Glasgow wrote and published nineteen novels as well as poems, short stories, essays, reviews, and an autobiography (published posthumously) in a career that spanned nearly fifty years.