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Gilbert, Sandra M.

Overview
Works: 148 works in 518 publications in 2 languages and 25,464 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Poetry  Short stories  Drama  Psychological fiction  Biography  Love stories  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, ed, Compiler
Classifications: PS1294.C63, 820.99287
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sandra M Gilbert
The Norton anthology of literature by women : the tradition in English by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 3,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selections written by over 150 women authors from English-speaking countries. Ranges from the fourteenth century to the present
The madwoman in the attic : the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imagination by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

51 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 3,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the works of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Emily Dickinson
Death's door : modern dying and the ways we grieve by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critic, poet, and memoirist Sandra M. Gilbert explores our relationship to death through literature, history, poetry and societal practices. Seneca wrote, "Anyone can stop a man's life but no one his death; a thousand doors open on to it." This inevitability has left varying marks on all human cultures. Exploring expressions of faith, burial customs, photographs, poems, and memoirs, Sandra M. Gilbert examines both the changelessness of grief and the changing customs that mark contemporary mourning
No man's land : the place of the woman writer in the twentieth century by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's sisters : feminist essays on women poets( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awakening, and selected stories by Kate Chopin( Book )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of a woman trapped in a stifling marriage, who seeks and finds passionate physical love outside the straitened confines of her domestic situation. Highlights the treatment of marital infidelity and an illicit relationship
Acts of attention; the poems of D.H. Lawrence by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventions of farewell : a book of elegies by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loss and sorrow are key themes in this collection of poems and elegies by Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, W.S. Merwin, Walt Whitman, Dylan Thomas, Edna St. Vincent Millary, and Stanley Kunitz
Wrongful death : a medical tragedy by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On February 10, 1991, Elliot Gilbert, a sixty-year-old professor of English, checked into a major medical center for routine prostate surgery ... As [the author] examines the bewildering complexity of the legal, social, and medical questions surrounding 'adverse events' like the one that killed her husband, Gilbert shows how vulnerable we all are to the power of the health-care establishment"--Jacket
Rereading women : thirty years of exploring our literary traditions by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We think back through our mothers if we are women," wrote Virginia Woolf. In this groundbreaking series of essays, Sandra M. Gilbert explores how our literary mothers have influenced us in our writing and in life. She considers the effects of these literary mothers by examining her own history and the work of such luminaries as Charlotte Brontë, Emily Dickinson, and Sylvia Plath. In the course of the book, she charts her own development as a feminist, demonstrates ways of understanding the dynamics of gender and genre, and traces the redefinitions of maternity reflected in texts by authors such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning and George Eliot. Throughout, Gilbert asks major questions about feminism in the twentieth century: Why and how did its ideas become so necessary to women in the sixties and seventies? What have those feminist concepts come to mean in the new century? And above all, how have our intellectual mothers shaped our thoughts today?" - Besedilo z zavihka
Mothersongs : poems for, by, and about mothers( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique collection of verse about maternity and the celebration of motherhood, MotherSongs brings together for the first time a range of classic and contemporary poems from the United States, Great Britain, and Canada by some of our most memorable writers. The editors have included traditional ballads about maternity and courtly elegies for or by mothers as well as landmark nineteenth-century tributes to mothers and early twentieth-century meditations on motherhood. MotherSongs opens with poems about pregnancy, labor, delivery, and nursing and moves to poems about women raising children, delighting in their growth, or mourning their loss. The volume then turns to poems by sons and daughters who "remember mama."
Blood pressure by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The range of this new collection is exciting. Gilbert travels along the shifting boundaries of past and present with wonderful deftness, making Jackson Heights into a magic kingdom. I love this rich ethnic mix.--Maxine Kumin
In the fourth world : poems by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aftermath : poems by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects poems on loss and the author's grief over the sudden death of her partner, and also includes wry meditations on aging and its delights and discontents
The culinary imagination : from myth to modernity by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the recipe novel to the celebrity chef, renowned scholar Sandra M. Gilbert traces the social, aesthetic, and political history of food from myth to modernity, from ancient sources to our current wave of food mania
Emily's bread : poems by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kissing the bread : new & selected poems, 1969-1999 by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterpiece theatre : an academic melodrama by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mysterious assailant has tied a nameless Text to a railroad track ... untenured English professor ... enlists a group of odd and oddly rivalrous academicians to help her identify and save the Text"--Back cover
The house is made of poetry : the art of Ruth Stone( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost volcano : poems by Sandra M Gilbert( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Widow's Walk," the book's centerpiece, charts the poet's journey through the stages of grief, from bleak moments of desolation to tenuous instants of acceptance. Gilbert seeks both to elegize her husband and to understand his death in public, political, and philosophical contexts. Ghost Volcano is a tender, courageous, loving, and ultimately universal account of how we endure grief
 
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Alternative Names
Gilbert, Sandra.

Gilbert, Sandra M. 1936-

Gilbert, Sandra M. (Sandra Mortola), 1936-

Gilbert, Sandra Mortola 1936-

Mortola Gilbert, Sandra 1936-

Sandra Gilbert American academic

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Languages
English (265)

Italian (1)

Covers
The madwoman in the attic : the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imaginationDeath's door : modern dying and the ways we grieveNo man's land : the place of the woman writer in the twentieth centuryThe awakening, and selected storiesActs of attention; the poems of D.H. LawrenceInventions of farewell : a book of elegiesWrongful death : a medical tragedyRereading women : thirty years of exploring our literary traditions