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Schor, Esther H.

Overview
Works: 11 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 6,524 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR5398, 823.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Esther H Schor
The Cambridge companion to Mary Shelley by Esther H Schor( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley' helps readers to assess for themselves her remarkable body of work. In clear, accessible essays, a distinguished group of scholars place Shelley's works in several historical and aesthetic contexts
The Other Mary Shelley : beyond Frankenstein by Audrey A Fisch( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume comprises 15 critical essays written by some of the most eminent Romantic scholars in academia. The essays survey the oeuvre of Mary Shelley as it developed beyond Frankenstein, and evaluate her career in terms of her intellectual and political accomplishments
Emma Lazarus by Esther H Schor( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the iconoclastic poet and activist whose words are are set on the Statue of Liberty follows the complex life and times of Emma Lazarus, from her early literary success, to her roles as a feminist, Zionist, and renowned Jewish-American writer
Bearing the dead : the British culture of mourning from the enlightenment to Victoria by Esther H Schor( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the textual and social practices of the British Enlightenment and its early nineteenth-century heirs, Schor uncovers the ways in which mourning mediated between received ideas of virtue, both classical and Christian, and a burgeoning, property-based commercial society. The circulation of sympathies maps the means by which both valued things and values themselves are distributed within a culture. Delving into philosophy, politics, economics, and social history as well as literary texts, Schor traces a shift in the British discourse of mourning in the wake of the French Revolution: What begins as a way to effect a moral consensus in society turns into a means of conceiving and bringing forth history. Culminating in a comparison between Victorian and Enlightenment cultures of mourning, her book provides powerful evidence that even as we give life to the dead, the dead shape the lives we are able to live
Women's voices : visions and perspectives( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is an anthology of nonfiction writing by women. The text is divided into two sections: the first section contains from three to four pieces by fifteen major women writers; the second section presents thirty-four classic essays from the feminist tradition
Strange nursery : new and selected poems by Esther H Schor( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hills of Holland : poems by Esther H Schor( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridge of words : Esperanto and the dream of a universal language by Esther H Schor( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rich and passionate biography of a language and the dream of world harmony it sought to realizeIn 1887, Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish Jew, had the idea of putting an end to tribalism by creating a universal language, one that would be equally accessible to everyone in the world. The result was Esperanto, a utopian scheme full of the brilliance, craziness, and grandiosity that characterize all such messianic visions. In this first full history of a constructed language, poet and scholar Esther Schor traces the life of Esperanto. She follows the path from its invention by Zamenhof, through its turn-of-the-century golden age as the great hope of embattled cosmopolites, to its suppression by nationalist regimes and its resurgence as a bridge across the Cold War. She plunges into the mechanics of creating a language from scratch, one based on rational systems that would be easy to learn, politically neutral, and allow all to speak to all. Rooted in the dark soil of Europe, Esperanto failed to stem the continent's bloodletting, of course, but as Schor shows, the ideal continues draw a following of modern universalists dedicated to its visionary goal. Rich and subtle, Bridge of Words is at once a biography of an idea, an original history of Europe, and a spirited exploration of the only language charged with saving the world from itself"--
Guggenheim abstract by Esther H Schor( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The haunted interpreter in Margaret Oliphant's supernatural fiction by Esther H Schor( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The haunted interpreter in Margaret Oliphant's supernatural fiction by Esther H Schor( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Cambridge companion to Mary Shelley
Alternative Names
Schor, Esther.

Schor, Esther 1957-

Schor, Esther H.

Languages
English (75)

Covers
The Other Mary Shelley : beyond FrankensteinEmma LazarusBearing the dead : the British culture of mourning from the enlightenment to VictoriaThe hills of Holland : poems