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Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 1873-1945

Overview
Works: 657 works in 2,013 publications in 7 languages and 73,980 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction, American  Pictorial works  Poetry  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3513.L34, 813.5
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Barren ground by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

130 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorinda attempts to gain self-esteem by living an independent and joyless life, managing a Virginia homestead
Vein of iron by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

67 editions published between 1935 and 1995 in English and French and held by 2,523 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 sheltered life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

63 editions published between 1923 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 1,793 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
In this our life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

45 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,561 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 )

49 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 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 Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

39 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,290 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
The voice of the people by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

62 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 1,287 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
The battle-ground by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

75 editions published between 1753 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of Virginia before secession and during the Civil War
Collected stories by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A certain measure; an interpretation of prose fiction by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

23 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

56 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 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
Virginia by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

69 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 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
The wheel of life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

32 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in English and held by 736 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 miller of Old Church by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

40 editions published between 1911 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The descendant; a novel by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

27 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 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 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays white factory workers in the Virginia textile industry and the effects of industrial capitalism
The romance of a plain man by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

26 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glasgow set this 1909 novel in Richmond, Virginia, during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. It features the tempestuous romance between a driven industrialist with humble roots and a woman from a background of wealth and privilege. An early twentieth-century review in the New York Times praised the author's sure instinct for the dramatic situation and the telling phrase
The woman within by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

36 editions published between 1944 and 1994 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long out of print and now brought back with a substantial and provocative feminist introduction, The Woman Within is a haunting and carefully crafted revelation of a major novelist's inner life. Placed in the context of current discussions of women's autobiography, the Ellen Glasgow who worked on The Woman Within from around 1934 until her death in 1945 speaks strongly - and surprisingly sympathetically - to readers today
The freeman by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

7 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A point in morals by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Anderson Gholson Glasgow, Ellen 1873-1945

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow

Ellen Glasgow Amerikaans schrijfster (1873-1945)

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Ellen Glasgow écrivaine américaine

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Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gohlson

Glazgou, Ėllen

Glāzgova, E.

Glāzgova, E. (Elena)

Glāzgova, Elena

Glāzgova, Elena 1873-1945

Эллен Глазгоу

الن گلاسکو نویسنده آمریکایی

엘런 글래스고

エレン・グラスゴウ

グラスゴー, エレン

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Vein of ironThe sheltered lifeIn this our lifeThe romantic comediansThe voice of the peopleThe battle-groundThe deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fieldsVirginia