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Glasgow, Ellen 1873-1945

Overview
Works: 777 works in 2,469 publications in 6 languages and 80,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Novels  Domestic fiction  Autobiographies  Short stories  Romance fiction  Historical fiction 
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( )

94 editions published between 1753 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 4,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

155 editions published between 1925 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,595 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 )

64 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,422 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 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voice of the people by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

82 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,773 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 sheltered life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

69 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 1,765 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 freeman by Ellen Glasgow( )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A point in morals by Ellen Glasgow( )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this our life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

52 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,497 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 )

75 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 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 )

55 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 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
Virginia by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

87 editions published between 1913 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1884, Virginia follows Virginia Pendleton through her life as she struggles to adapt to the changing role of women in the post-Civil War south. Ellen Glasgow is known for her chronicling of Virginia social history. She later won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel In This Our Life.--Goodreads.com
They stooped to folly : a comedy of morals by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

45 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The revolution in the moral code exemplified in three generations of southern women." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation
A certain measure : an interpretation of prose fiction by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

21 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in English and held by 1,113 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 )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheel of life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

49 editions published between 1906 and 2018 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the lives of a New York poet, Laura, her socialite friend from childhood, Gerty, and their various acquaintances, including a publisher and several members of their families and social set."--Goodreads.com
The ancient law by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

42 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays white factory workers in the Virginia textile industry and the effects of industrial capitalism
Life and Gabriella : the story of a woman's courage by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

39 editions published between 1916 and 2018 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a broken marriage and two children, a southern woman builds a successful business career in New York and eventually remarries." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation
One man in his time by Ellen Glasgow( )

27 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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."--Goodreads
The miller of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

51 editions published between 1911 and 2018 in English and French and held by 816 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 voice of the peopleThe sheltered lifeIn this our lifeThe deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fieldsThe romantic comediansVirginiaLife and Gabriella : the story of a woman's courage
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 úrscéalaí agus gearrscéalaí

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

Glazgou, Ėllen, 1873-1945 1873-1945

Glāzgova, E.

Glāzgova, E. (Elena)

Glāzgova, E. (Elena), 1873-1945

Glāzgova, Elena

Glāzgova, Elena 1873-1945

Эллен Глазгоу

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אלן גלזגו

الن قلاسکو

الن گلاسکو نویسنده آمریکایی

الين جلاسكو

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 (1,142)

French (7)

Latvian (3)

Swedish (2)

Romanian (1)

Spanish (1)