New York: Doubleday, Page, 1902. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1951; London, Gollancz, 1952. Since 1966 president of the Museum of the City of New York. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971. Baltimore:Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1974.
The novel portrayed racial discrimination in the South. Yet she is by no means a woman secluded from life. The Collected Stories of Ellen Glasgow,edited by Richard K. New York: Doubleday, Page, 1900. Wharton's work was far from its close, and I hope mine may be! She spent her summers recuperating at her family's estate, the historic plantation, a venue that reappears in her writings. Ellen Glasgow and the Ironic Art of Fiction. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible to scholars, students, researchers, and general readers.
Her next novel, The Battle-Ground sold over 21,000 copies in the first two weeks after publication. I Come as a Thief. When Glasgow returned from a trip abroad in 1899, she met a man in New York, whom she calls Gerald B——in her autobiography. He is a successor to Edith Wharton as a chronicler of the New York aristocracy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1963. Additional Biography Sources Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, The woman within, New York: Hill and Wang, 1954, 1980; Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1994. Glasgow's first novel, The Descendant was written in secret and published anonymously.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1959; London, Gollancz, 1960. © 1996 - 2019 AbeBooks Inc. Auchincloss has made his record of the New York aristocracy in a style which is clear and simple, occasionally elegant and brilliant, and sometimes self-consciously allusive. Hubbell, The South in American Literature, 1607-1900 1954 ; and Louis Auchincloss, Ellen Glasgow 1964 , reprinted in his Pioneers and Caretakers 1965. Ellen Glasgow The American South has produced many great writers but perhaps none like. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, and London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980. Despite it's commercial success, however, reviewers found the book disappointing.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1965. New York, Viking Press, 1972; London, Joseph, 1973. The paradox that Auchincloss reveals but does not seem sufficiently to exploit is that the conservative impulse of the aristocracy, which emphasizes the past, is concerned ultimately with posterity, which of course emphasizes the future. Military Service: Served in the Naval Reserve, 1941-45: Lieutenant. Lawrence, ; studied Yale, Univ. The framework of these works was to be her view of the social history of Virginia.
Her major topics include the conflicts between tradition and change, matter and spirit, and the individual and society. Gelderman, New York, Crown, 1993. Want to get more out of the basic search box? New York, Prentice Hall, 1947. Ellen Glasgow: A Reference Guide 1897-1981 , 1986 Mathews, Pamela R. Editor, Fables of Wit and Elegance. New York: Doubleday, Page, 1902. Books signed by Glasgow are becoming increasingly rare although many of her first editions are highly affordable.
The Cat and the King. A member of a prominent family, he was a prolific writer with more than 60 titles to his credit and a full-time lawyer until his retirement in 1987. Her autobiography, , was published nine years after her death. She was educated, being a delicate child, at home and at private schools. Auchincloss recognizes that the family is the most important of aristocratic institutions and that its place in its class is guaranteed by the conservation of its resources. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1989; London, Constable, 1990.
The hero is a young Southerner who, having a genius for politics, rises above the masses and falls in love with a girl on a higher socio-economic scale. Louis Stanton Auchincloss ô´kĬnklŏs , 1917—2010, American novelist and man of letters, b. Barren Ground 1924 , The Romantic Comedians 1926 , and The Sheltered Life 1932 are three of Glasgow's best novels. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Introduction, Jean Christophe by Romaine Rolland. Miss Glasgow's relation to Southern literary traditions is discussed by C.
Editor, An Edith Wharton Reader. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1983; London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1984. The closed, unitary life of the aristocracy is sometimes threatened by outsiders —Jews, for example, as in The Dark Lady and The House of the Prophet —who must be repelled or at worst absorbed. In 1941, she published , which won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel the following year. In Tales of Yesteryear, we see as well an assortment of characters of wealth and privilege who suffer a hardening of the heart as a result of their station in society.