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Harris, Susan K. 1945-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 128 publications in 1 language and 7,048 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bildungsromans  Biography  Biographies  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.W638, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan K Harris
Historical romances : the prince and the pauper ; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court ; Personal recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince and the pauper: When young Edward VI of England and Tom Canty, a poor boy who looks just like him, exchange places, each learns a valuable lesson about the other's very different station in life in sixteenth-century England. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: A blow to the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D. where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom by organizing a school system, constructing telephone lines, and inventing the printing press. Personal recollections of Joan of Arc: Twain's most ambitious work is a fictional translation of Sieur Louis de Conte's memoirs, the one person who was with Joan during the three important stages of her life: as a visionary village peasant, as a military genius and as the defendant at her trial
19th-century American women's novels : interpretative strategies by Susan K Harris( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's escape from time : a study of patterns and images by Susan K Harris( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study traces, through paterns of images, the development of Mark Twain's first-person narrative personae and examines the alienation from the zeitgeist both in the work and in his life. It looks at the ways this alienation was resolved through his imagery, conjecture, and imagination
The courtship of Olivia Langdon and Mark Twain by Susan K Harris( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Passionate readers both, Olivia Langdon and Mark Twain courted through books, spelling out their expectations through literary references as they corresponded during their frequent separations. Their letters reveal Olivia Langdon not as a Victorian prude, as many twentieth-century critics have portrayed her, but as a thoughtful intellectual, widely read in literature, history, and modern science. Not surprisingly, the letters show Twain as a critic, a suitor who lampooned Langdon's interests even while he sought to win her love. While Langdon's letters show her carefully considering her culture's array of possible role models, Twain's exhibit his conservatism about women's nature and roles. At the same time, they show him resisting many of his culture's basic assumptions. Working with Langdon's own letters and diaries as well as Twain's, Harris traces the complexities of Langdon and Twain's courtship within their larger contexts, showing how they negotiated their relationship through the mediums of literature, material culture, and the dynamics of the extended family."--BOOK JACKET
God's arbiters : Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902 by Susan K Harris( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the U.S. liberated the Philippines from Spanish rule in 1898, the exploit was hailed at home as a great moral victory, an instance of Uncle Sam freeing an oppressed country from colonial tyranny. The next move, however, was hotly contested: should the U.S. annex the archipelago? The disputants did agree on one point: that the United States was divinely appointed to bring democracy--and with it, white Protestant culture--to the rest of the world. They were, in the words of U.S. Senator Albert Beveridge, "God's arbiters," a civilizing force with a righteous role to play on the wor
The minister's wooing by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With colorful characters, including many based on real figures, and a plot that hinges on romance, The Minister's Wooing combines comedy with regional history to show the convergence of daily life, slavery, and religion in post-Revolutionary New England."--Jacket
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : complete text with introduction, historical contexts, critical essays by Mark Twain( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Huckleberry Finn flees from his brutal father, he meets up with an old friend, the slave Jim, who is also running away. Together, they travel by raft down the Mississippi, tumbling in and out of amazing adventures -- from a floating house to a funeral, a shipwreck to a circus -- and experience some of the strange ways of people in the Deep South
The cultural work of the late nineteenth-century hostess : Annie Adams Fields and Mary Gladstone Drew by Susan K Harris( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cultural Work of the Late Nineteenth-Century Hostess explores the influence well-placed, energetic women had on literary and political culture in the U.S. and in England in the years 1870-1920. Fields, an American, was first married to James T. Fields, a prominent Boston publisher; after his death she became companion to Sarah Orne Jewett, one of the foremost New England writers. Gladstone was a daughter of William Gladstone, one of Great Britain's most famous Prime Ministers. Both became well known as hostesses, entertaining the leading figures of their day; both also kept journals and wrote letters in which they recorded those figures' conversations. Susan K. Harris reads these records to exhibit the impact such women had on the cultural life of their times. The Cultural Work of the Late Nineteenth-Century Hostess shows how Fields and Gladstone negotiated alliances, won over key figures to their parties' designs, and fought to develop major cultural institutions ranging from the Organization of Boston Charities to London's Royal College of Music
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talkative, ten-year-old Rebecca goes to live with her spinster aunts, one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental, with whom she spends seven difficult but rewarding years growing up
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : complete text with introduction, historical contexts, critical essays by Mark Twain( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to the entire text of what some consider the quintessential American novel, this comprehensive volume features materials that help place the novel in perspective with its time and place. "Contexts" includes essays on the composition of the novel, the people and history of the Upper Mississippi Valley, slavery, and the critical reception of the novel upon its publication. "Readings" includes Henry Nash Smiths introduction to the 1958 Riverside Edition of the novel, as well as critical essays.-http://www.booksinprint.com
Design and implementation of graphics display software for an image database system by Susan K Harris( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mark Twain's bad women by Susan K Harris( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Settlement pattern and lithic tool technology changes during the Mesolithic of southwest Germany by Susan K Harris( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An analysis of lithic debitage from well excavated assemblages within the project study area is used to evaluate differences between the Late Paleolithic, Early Mesolithic, and Late Mesolithic of southwest Germany. This data is then used to construct a classification model to date lithic assemblages. Seven test sites resulting from the Southwest German Regional Archaeological Survey Project are presented and classified to time period using the mode, which in turn reveals that analysis of diagnostic artifacts alone does not provide an accurate dating of surface assemblages. Only a thorough review of both diagnostic tools and debitage can accurately assign a potentially mixed surface assemblage to the correct time period or periods. With the inclusion of surface sites in our data base for the Mesolithic a more complete settlement pattern analysis will be possible that will answer the puzzle of site number decline in the Late Mesolithic
Inscribing and defining : the many voices of Fanny Fern's "Ruth Hall" by Susan K Harris( )

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

Sitting Pretty : a new novel by Al Young by Susan K Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Narrative control and thematic radicalism in Work and The silent partner by Susan K Harris( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"But is it any good?" : evaluating nineteenth-century American women's fiction by Susan K Harris( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Historical romances : the prince and the pauper ; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court ; Personal recollections of Joan of Arc
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19th-century American women's novels : interpretative strategiesThe courtship of Olivia Langdon and Mark TwainGod's arbiters : Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902The minister's wooingAdventures of Huckleberry Finn : complete text with introduction, historical contexts, critical essaysThe cultural work of the late nineteenth-century hostess : Annie Adams Fields and Mary Gladstone DrewRebecca of Sunnybrook Farm