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Auerbach, Nina 1943-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 192 publications in 1 language and 8,808 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Horror fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  History  Autobiographical fiction  Gothic fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PR6037.T617, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Nina Auerbach
Communities of women : an idea in fiction by Nina Auerbach( Book )

31 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de emancipatie van de vrouw gezien vanuit vrouwengemeenschappen, zoals dit in de Angelsaksische letterkunde tot uiting komt
Woman and the demon : the life of a Victorian myth by Nina Auerbach( Book )

15 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estudio sobre los mitos femeninos en la literatura inglesa bajo la visión de la cultura occidental, en general cristiana, y en particular, victoriana. Es una contribucióna la iconografía feminista y a la historia sociocultural femenina
Romantic imprisonment : women and other glorified outcasts by Nina Auerbach( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes information on acting and theatricality, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, George Gordon Byron cannibalism and vampirism, Lewis Carroll, children and childhood, Charles Dickens, eroticism and sexuality, fallen women, fathers and fatherhood, female tradition, feminist criticism, Freud, Freudianism and Freudian criticism, Gothicism, Henry Irving, Henry James, love, lovers and romantic heroes, marriage and epithalamium, Charles Maturin, monsters and monstrosity, motherhood and anti motherhood, mythology of culture, the novel, Ann Radcliffe, romanticism and the romantic consciousness, William Shakespeare, Alfred Tennyson, Mary Wollstonecraft, William Wordsworth, etc
Our vampires, ourselves by Nina Auerbach( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over vampierverhalen en -films, waarin ook de homo- en lesbische thematiek geanalyseerd wordt
Dracula : authoritative text, contexts, reviews and reactions, dramatic and film variations, criticism by Bram Stoker( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aristocratic vampire that haunts the Transylvanian countryside has captivated readers' imaginations since it was first published in 1897. Hindle asserts that Dracula depicts an embattled man's struggle to recover his "deepest sense of himself as a man", making it the "ultimate terror myth."
Ellen Terry, player in her time by Nina Auerbach( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was one of the most beloved figures of her time and, after Queen Victoria, the highest-paid working woman in the realm. A boyish child actress in the 1850s, she subdued her energy until her eerie beauty made her the center of an aesthetic cult in the 1870s and '80s. In the 1890s she radiated a queenly benevolence as reigning female star of Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre; later, as the new century veered out of control, she would exude maternal comfort to men like J.M. Barrie and George Bernard Shaw, while becoming an austere oracle to a circle of militant new women led by her daughter, Edy Craig. She held a place in the pantheon of great actresses alongside Sarah Bernhardt and Eleonora Duse. She was Ellen Terry, consummate player. Nina Auerbach brilliantly reveals the Ellen Terry whose roles, on stage and off, embodied everything that a rapidly changing world exhorted women to be
Forbidden journeys : fairy tales and fantasies by Victorian women writers by Nina Auerbach( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In many ways themselves restricted to the status of children, Victorian women were less inclined than the men of their time to idealize childhood--and the children's stories they wrote often tended to be darker and wilder than those of their male counter-parts. As the eleven brilliant stories collected here demonstrate, these fairy tales by Victorian women constitute a distinct literary tradition, one startlingly subversive of the society that fostered it. Collected for the first time in one volume, these fairy tales and fantasies are fascinating for more than their social and historical implications: They are extraordinary stories, full of strange delights for readers of any age. From Anne Thackeray Ritchie's adaptations of "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" and "Beauty and the Beast," and Jean Ingelow's fantastic novel Mopsa the Fairy to Christina Rossetti's unsettling antifantasies in Speaking Likenesses, these are breathtaking acts of imaginative freedom, by turns amusing, charming, and disturbing. In collecting these works, two of our most distinguished Victorian scholars rescue authors such as Ritchie, Ingelow, Juliana Horatia Ewing, and Mary Louisa Molesworth from undeserved obscurity. At the same time, Auerbach and Knoepflmacher bring to the fore the power of the shorter prose fantasies of more familiar writers like Rossetti, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and E. Nesbit. Five introductory essays by Auerbach and Knoepflmacher place these stories within the fairy-tale tradition and the context of Victorian juvenile and adult fiction. Defining the tales in relation to the Victorian preoccupation with mythmaking, they identify the astringent social satire and literary mockery present in each work. As entertaining as it is enlightening, this anthology ushers readers into a fantasy world of wit, perversity, and wonder
Daphne du Maurier, haunted heiress by Nina Auerbach( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nina Auerbach examines the writer of depth and recklessness now largely known only as the author of Rebecca."--Jacket
Private theatricals : the lives of the Victorians by Nina Auerbach( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auerbach reminds us that all lives can be subversive performances. Charting the notable impact of the theater and theatricality on the Victorian imagination, she provocatively reexamines the concept of sincerity and authenticity as literary ideal
Bram Stoker's "Dracula" : a centennial exhibition at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, April 10-November 2, 1997 by Wendy Van Wyck Good( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula : authoritative text, backgrounds, reviews and reactions, dramatic and film variations, criticism by Bram Stoker( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian Shakespeare by Gail Marshall( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What did the Victorians think of Shakespeare? The 12 essays gathered here offer some answers, through close examination of works by leading 19th century novelists, poets and critics including Dickens, Trollope, Eliot, Tennyson, Browning and Ruskin
Early learning : recommendations to the Governor for action in 2010( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early recommendations, which included proposed actions for the 2010 legislative session, were submitted to the Governor by Bette Hyde, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Early Learning; Randy Dorn, Supt. of Public Instruction; and Nina Auerbach, Chairman of Thrive by Five Washington. The submitted recommendations included a draft version of the statewide Early Learning Plan, which is a "blueprint" for how to build a statewide early learning system
Old maids to radical spinsters : unmarried women in the twentieth-century novel( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reality as vision in the novels of Jane Austen and George Eliot by Nina Auerbach( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austen and Alcott on matriarchy : new women or new wives? by Nina Auerbach( )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungry hill by Daphne Du Maurier( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel written in 1943 by the British author, telling the story of the multi-generational feud between the proud, semi-aristcratic Brodericks and their sly and vicious neighbors, the Donovans
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
The new annotated Dracula by Bram Stoker( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering the double identity of the wealthy Transylvanian nobleman, Count Dracula, a small group of people vow to rid the world of the evil vampire
 
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Woman and the demon : the life of a Victorian myth
Alternative Names
Nina Auerbach John Welsh Centennial Professor of English/Comparative Literature:University of Pennsylvania

Languages
English (163)

Covers
Woman and the demon : the life of a Victorian mythOur vampires, ourselvesDracula : authoritative text, contexts, reviews and reactions, dramatic and film variations, criticismForbidden journeys : fairy tales and fantasies by Victorian women writersDaphne du Maurier, haunted heiressPrivate theatricals : the lives of the VictoriansDracula : authoritative text, backgrounds, reviews and reactions, dramatic and film variations, criticismVictorian Shakespeare