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Pryse, Marjorie 1948-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 123 publications in 1 language and 5,514 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Pastoral fiction  Western fiction  Literature  Political fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PS2132, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marjorie Pryse
In the "Stranger People's" country : a novel by Charles Egbert Craddock( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the "Stranger People's" Country tells the story of contact between a late-nineteenth-century Tennessee mountain community and an amateur archaeologist who wants to open the graves of the prehistoric "leetle stranger people," a source of myth to the mountaineers. A politician looking for votes in the country has invited the archaeologist Shattuck to travel into the mountains with him, but a mountain woman, Adelaide Yates, threatens to shoot anyone who attempts to violate the graves. The courageous mountaineer Felix Guthrie joins the defense of the "stranger people" and competes with Shattuck for the attention of another mountain woman, Letitia Pettingill." "Author Mary Noailles Murfree (1850-1922) uses dialect and vivid descriptions of mountain scenes to introduce the reader to Appalachia and its people. She creates respectful representations of Appalachian life and explores some of the changes the arrival of outsiders brought to the mountains. Murfree's depiction of social and aesthetic issues increases our understanding of the nineteenth century and serves as a literary precursor of the twentieth-century Appalachian activist movements to preserve the environment against the strip-mining and chemical industries." "This edition of Murfree's 1891 novel, reprinted for the first time, includes notes about Appalachian dialect and the novel's references to archaeology, which have some basis in actual archaeological discoveries in Tennessee."--Jacket
Conjuring : Black women, fiction, and literary tradition( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays explains the emergence of black women novelists in contemporary American literature and the cultural and personal influences that made it possible for them to find their literary authority. Beginning with the 19th century origins of the tradition--the autobiographical writings and slave narratives--the volume discusses individual writers such as Pauline Hopkins, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Ann Petry and Octavia Butler; the aggregate significance of fiction by black women; and their influence on each other. Novels examined include Toni Cade Bambara's The Salt Eaters, Ann Petry's The Street, and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon and The Bluest Eye. ISBN 0-253-31407-0 : $29.95; ISBN 0-253-20360-0 (pbk.) : $10.95
The mark and the knowledge : social stigma in classic American fiction by Marjorie Pryse( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected stories of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the country of Lost borders by Mary Austin( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Land of Little Rain, Austin's attention to natural detail allows her to write prose that is geographically, biologically, and botanically accurate at the same time that it offers metaphorical insight into human emotional and spiritual experience. In Lost Borders, Austin focuses on both white and Indian women's experiences in the desert, looks for the sources of their deprivation, and finds them in the ways life betrays them, usually in the guise of men. She offers several portraits of strong women characters but ultimately identifies herself with the desert, which she personifies as a woman."
Writing out of place : regionalism, women, and American literary culture by Judith Fetterley( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a series of sketches, regionalist writers such as Alice Cary, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Sarah Orne Jewett, Grace King, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Sui Sin Far, and Mary Austin critique the approach to regional subjects characteristic of local color and present narrators who serve as cultural interpreters for persons often considered "out of place" by urban readers. In their approach to these writers, Fetterley and Pryse offer contemporary readers an alternative vantage point from which to consider questions of regions and regionalism in the global economy of our own time."--Jacket
American women regionalists, 1850-1910 by Judith Fetterley( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching with the Norton anthology of American literature : a guide for instructors by Marjorie Pryse( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching with the Norton anthology of American literature, 6th ed. : a guide for instructors by Bruce Michelson( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A course guide to accompany the Norton anthology of American literature, third edition by Marjorie Pryse( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A course guide to accompany the Norton anthology of American literature, second edition by Marjorie Pryse( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching with the Norton anthology of American literature, fifth edition : a guide for instructors by Bruce Michelson( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching with the Norton anthology of American literature : a guide for instructors by Bruce Michelson( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This much-praised guide by Bruce Michelson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, opens with detailed reading lists for courses organized in a variety of ways - chronologically, by "major authors," by literary traditions, and by genre or theme. Each author/work entry provides teaching suggestions and discussion questions. A chapter of sample essay topics and exam questions completes the guide, which is designed to support both the regular and shorter versions of The Norton Anthology of American Literature
The marked character in American fiction : essays in social and metaphysical isolation by Marjorie Pryse( )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The country of the pointed firs : and other stories by Sarah Orne Jewett( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits and scenes of the quiet life in a seaside village in Maine
A course guide to accompany the Norton anthology of American literature by Marjorie Pryse( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining women's studies scholarship : a statement of the National Women's Studies Association Task Force on Faculty Roles and Rewards( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the "Stranger People's" country by Mary Noailles Murfree( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American women regionalists, 1850-1910( Recording )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology make available ... an extensive collection of regionalist fiction by American women writers. The selections - 64 stories by 14 writers - offer a new range of region and ethnicity with works by New Englanders.-Back cover
The Norton anthology of American literature : a course guide to accompany by Marjorie Pryse( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Selected stories of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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Selected stories of Mary E. Wilkins FreemanStories from the country of Lost bordersWriting out of place : regionalism, women, and American literary cultureAmerican women regionalists, 1850-1910The country of the pointed firs : and other storiesIn the "Stranger People's" country
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English (110)