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Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 1873-1945

Overview
Works: 714 works in 2,214 publications in 6 languages and 78,149 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Domestic fiction  Novels  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Pastoral fiction  Historical fiction  Biography 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3513.L34, 813.52
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The battle-ground by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

78 editions published between 1753 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the original text of Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow's 1902 novel about the South's struggle to become part of a nation at the end of the Civil War
Barren ground by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

143 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,616 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 Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

72 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,479 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 Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

13 editions published between 1923 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheltered life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

65 editions published between 1923 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We see in the families of the Archibalds and the Birdsongs - especially in the character of General Archibald, the quintessential Southern gentleman, and of the celebrated beauty Mrs. Eva Birdsong - how upholding these old Southern ideals denies any opportunity for growth and fulfillment. The only hope is in the General's impetuous young granddaughter, Jenny
Point In Morals by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freeman by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voice of the people by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

75 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,706 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 Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

46 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father gives the best years of his life in the service of others
The romantic comedians by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

52 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and held by 1,391 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
The deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

60 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Ellen Glasgow returns to her native state of Virginia in this epic drama set in the post-Civil War period. Two families--the Blakes and the Fletchers--experience rapid shifts in fortune. The genteel Blakes lose everything they own, while the up-and-coming Fletchers claw their way to the top
They stooped to folly. A comedy of morals by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

42 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel explores the relationships, amorous and otherwise, of the Littlepage family of Virginia. The men are courtly but weak; the women have Women's Liberation iron in their veins. The central female figure, Mary Victoria, drives her husband away and then turns her attention to her unborn child
Collected stories by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

74 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 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 Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

26 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheel of life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

41 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in English and held by 879 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 descendant; a novel by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

34 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and held by 799 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
The ancient law by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

33 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays white factory workers in the Virginia textile industry and the effects of industrial capitalism
The miller of Old Church by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

46 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man in his time by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

21 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 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
 
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The battle-ground
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 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

Glāzgova, E.

Glāzgova, E. (Elena)

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 (1,069)

French (5)

Latvian (3)

Swedish (2)

Romanian (1)

Spanish (1)

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Barren groundVein of ironThe sheltered lifeThe voice of the peopleIn this our lifeThe romantic comediansThe deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fieldsVirginiaThe descendant; a novel