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Glasgow, Ellen 1873-1945

Overview
Works: 770 works in 2,364 publications in 6 languages and 78,410 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Historical fiction  Biography  Novels  Domestic fiction, American  Pictorial works 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3513.L34, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Ellen Glasgow
 
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Most widely held works by Ellen Glasgow
The battle-ground by Ellen Glasgow( )

89 editions published between 1753 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel depicts the South before and during the Civil War
Barren ground by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

149 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disappointed in love, Dorinda Oakley loses herself in the work of restoring a neglected farm and building her own fortune
Vein of iron by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

57 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the historic Great Valley of Virginia, the story centers on the love and marriage of Ada Fincastle, daughter of a Scotch-Irish family whose strength and courage across three generations reflect America's heritage from the earliest days
The shadowy third, and other stories by Ellen Glasgow( )

14 editions published between 1923 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Point in Morals by Ellen Glasgow( )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freeman by Ellen Glasgow( )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheltered life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

67 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving tale of two small-town Virginia families and the crumbling of their shelters-religion, convention, and social prejudice
The voice of the people by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

79 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1900 novel, Glasgow examines the effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Southern life, focusing especially on race, class, and gender themes that would continue in her literature. Nicholas Burr, the son of a poor white farmer, rises to the governorship of Virginia. Yet his political success, tempered by disappointment in love, leads to a tragic outcome
In this our life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

49 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father gives the best years of his life in the service of others
The deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

70 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields and has for its central figure Christopher Blake. He is the descendant of a rich and aristocratic family, and through reduced fortunes is obligated to work as a laborer on the estate which for generations has been owned by his forebears
The romantic comedians by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

52 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing on ideas about gender and power through sexual alignments, the novel offers rare feminist insight into relations between the sexes in southern society during the twenties
They stooped to folly : a comedy of morals by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

40 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The revolution in the moral code exemplified in three generations of southern women." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation
Virginia by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

81 editions published between 1913 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel featuring one of Glasgow's favorite themes: a woman forced to live by a Southern code of behavior; Virginia tells the story of a Southern wife whose husband abandons her. Beautifully written, Virginia represents a shift by Glasgow away from sweeping historical fiction to the personal life of her main female character
A certain measure : an interpretation of prose fiction by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

23 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Certain Measure is a book of brilliant criticism by one of America's most important novelists. Written as prefaces to her own novels, these essays far transcend the usual limits of such a form. They present an illuminating commentary on the novels they introduce, also a perietrating discussion of the art of fiction, and a revealing study of the social history of Virginia from 1850 to the present day -- Dust jacket
Collected stories /c edited by Richard K. Meeker by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheel of life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

47 editions published between 1906 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel of Virginians in New York City was hailed by the New York Times as "the first important novel of 1906" and compared favorably to Wharton's House of Mirth. The novel focuses on the struggles of an aspiring young poet, Laura Wilde, but at its true core is Roger Adams, a poignant study in Christ-like self-abnegation
The ancient law by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

37 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays white factory workers in the Virginia textile industry and the effects of industrial capitalism
The descendant; a novel by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

36 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in secret and published anonymously in 1897, The Descendant is the story of an independent heroine who seeks passion rather than marriage. Ellen Glasgow's first novel, the book received mixed reviews, with praise for its insight and dramatic power and criticism that included charges of unwholesomeness and inconsistent characterization
One man in his time by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

25 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In One Man in His Time, Ellen Glasgow portrays Virginia in the aftermath of the Great War. Here is the story of Gideon Vetch, who rises from the lower class to become governor of Virginia, challenging the outdated interests and attitudes of the old Southern aristocracy, a popular theme in Glasgow's acclaimed novels
The miller of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

48 editions published between 1911 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miller is a self-made man and aspiring politician who loses the girl he loves in this commentary on class and gender conflicts of the early 20th century
 
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The battle-ground
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Barren groundVein of ironThe sheltered lifeThe voice of the peopleIn this our lifeThe deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fieldsThe romantic comediansVirginiaThe descendant; a novel
Alternative Names
Anderson Gholson Glasgow, Ellen 1873-1945

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow

Ellen Glasgow Amerikaans schrijfster (1873-1945)

Ellen Glasgow amerikansk författare

Ellen Glasgow amerikansk skribent

Ellen Glasgow écrivaine américaine

Ellen Glasgow Novelist, short story writer

Ellen Glasgow US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Gholson Glasgow, Ellen Anderson 1873-1945

Glasgow Ellen

Glasgow Ellen 1873-1945

Glasgow, Ellen A. 1873-1945

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson 1873-1945

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson.

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 1873-1945

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 1874-1945

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gohlson

Glazgou, Ėllen

Glazgou, Ėllen, 1873-1945

Glāzgova, E.

Glāzgova, E. (Elena)

Glāzgova, E. (Elena), 1873-1945

Glāzgova, Elena

Glāzgova, Elena 1873-1945

Эллен Глазгоу

אלן גלזגו

الن قلاسکو

الن گلاسکو نویسنده آمریکایی

إلين غلاسكو

엘런 글래스고

エレン・グラスゴウ

グラスゴー, エレン

グラスゴウ, エレン

Languages
English (1,079)

French (3)

Latvian (3)

Swedish (2)

Romanian (1)

Spanish (1)