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Sage, Lorna

Overview
Works: 78 works in 358 publications in 5 languages and 6,971 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories, New Zealand  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satire  Biography  History  Dictionaries  Reference works  Domestic fiction, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., pre
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.5
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Most widely held works about Lorna Sage
 
Most widely held works by Lorna Sage
The Cambridge guide to women's writing in English by Lorna Sage( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Guide aims to consolidate and epitomise the re-reading of women's writing that has gone on in the last twenty-five years. This is an opportunity for stock-taking - a timely project, when so much writing has been rediscovered, reclaimed and republished." "There are entries on writers, on individual texts, and on general terms, genres and movements, all printed in a single alphabetical sequence. The earliest written documents in medieval English (the visionary writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe) are covered in an historical - and geographical - sweep that takes us up to the present day." "The book reflects the spread of literacy, the history of colonisation and the development of post-colonial cultures using and changing the English language. The entries are written by contributors from all the countries covered."--Jacket
Doris Lessing by Lorna Sage( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa - England - New worlds
The garden party by Katherine Mansfield( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one stories depict the dangers and complexities of modern life and the conflict between men and women
Flesh and the mirror : essays on the art of Angela Carter( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moments of truth : twelve twentieth-century women writers by Lorna Sage( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at the process by which particular books materialized against the odds. This collection of essays on the most influential women writers of the first half of the last century is a mixture of close reading with a sensitivity to nuances,and biographical exploration
The voyage out by Virginia Woolf( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Voyage Out (1915) is the story of a rite of passage. When Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship she is launched on a course of self-discovery in a modern version of the mythic voyage. Virginia Woolf knew all too well the forms that she was supposed to follow when writing of a young lady's entrance into the world, and she struggled to subvert the conventions, wittily and assiduously, rewriting and revising the novel many times. The finished work is not, on the face of it, a 'portrait of the artist'. However, through The Voyage Out readers discover Woolf as an emerging and original artist: not identified with the heroine, but present everywhere in the social satire, the lyricism, and the patterning of consciousness
The custom of the country by Edith Wharton( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undine Spragg, selfish and spoiled, determines to gain admittance into turn-of-the-century New York society
Peacock : the satirical novels : a casebook by Lorna Sage( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good as her word : selected journalism by Lorna Sage( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers talk : Gore Vidal with Lorna Sage by Gore Vidal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics Discussed in the Interview: --Americans and their history. --Impact of the televisual culture. --Ambition and power in the United States 'Lincoln'
Flesh and the mirror : essays on the art of Angela Carter( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of essays commemorates the work of Angela Carter. Fellow writers and critics discuss her novels, stories and polemics
Bad blood by Lorna Sage( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestselling author Lorna Sage delivers the tragicomic memoirof her escape from a claustrophobic childhood in post-WWII Britain-and thestory of the weddings and relationships that defined three generations of herfamily- in Bad Blood, an internationalbestseller and the winner of the coveted Whitbread Biography Award
Milton by J. B Broadbent( Recording )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.B. Broadbent and Lorna Sage discuss Milton's Paradise lost, Comus, and Samson Agonistes
After leaving Mr Mackenzie / Jean Rhys by Jean Rhys( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr Mackenzie. When his cheques stop, Julia decides to leave France and return to London. Past her prime, exhausted by broken love affairs and addled by drink, Julia is tragically unable to find what she really wants - love
Contemporary fiction by Lorna Sage( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondrialcal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie Silver is left destitute, and only place she can go is Ethan's farm. An embittered and man and an enchanting young woman meeting in such circumstances unleash predictable consequences as passions are aroused between the three protagonists
Peacock the satirical novels by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Salzburg tales by Christina Stead( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of visitors to the Salzburg Festival, brought together by chance, decides to mark time by telling tales. Their fantasies, legends, tragedies, jokes and parodies come together as The Salzburg Tales.Dazzling in their richness and vitality, the tales are grounded in Christina Stead's belief that 'the story is magical . what is best about the short story [is] it is real life for everyone; and everyone can tell one'. Originally published eighty years ago, these are thoroughly modern stories that invite comparison with Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. The Salzburg Tales are published here with a new introduction by Margaret Harris, Challis Professor of English Literature Emerita at the University of Sydney, and literary executor for Christina Stead
Bad blood by Lorna Sage( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The author's memoir of childhood and adolescence brings to life her eccentric family and somewhat bizarre upbringing in the small town of Hanmer, on the border between Wales and Shropshire. A Whitbread prize-winner, the book captures moments in time with great lucidity and poignancy
 
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The Cambridge guide to women's writing in English
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Lorna Sage British writer

Lorna Sage escritora británica

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The garden partyFlesh and the mirror : essays on the art of Angela CarterMoments of truth : twelve twentieth-century women writersThe voyage outThe custom of the countryGood as her word : selected journalismFlesh and the mirror : essays on the art of Angela CarterBad blood