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Ellen Glasgow and the ironic art of fiction

Frederick P. W. McDowell

Ellen Glasgow and the ironic art of fiction

by Frederick P. W. McDowell

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, -- 1873-1945,
  • Irony in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 264-280.

    Statementby Frederick P.W. McDowell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3513.L34 Z68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 292 p.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23336642M
    LC Control Number60009551

      Glasgow's realistic fiction novels often showed the female characters as stronger than the male characters. It was this new type of Southern fiction that made Ellen Glasgow one of the major writers of her time. The vantage point from which most of her nineteen novels were written was her native home of Richmond, Virginia.4/5. Ellen Glasgow’s most frequently quoted observation is that “What the South most needs is blood and irony.”She revolted against the affectedness, Romanticism, and excessive picturesqueness of.

    Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson , Writer. Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow, born in Richmond, Va., on 22 April , published her first novel, The Descendant, in , when she was 24 years this novel Glasgow began a literary career encompassing four and a half decades and comprising 20 novels, a collection of poems, one of stories, and a book of . "Kentucky Ridge", oil, 50" x 62".

    Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation. Home About us Subject Areas About us Subject Areas. GLASGOW, Ellen (Anderson Gholson) Born 22 April , Richmond, Virginia; died 21 November , Richmond, Virginia. Daughter of Francis T. and Anne Gholson Glasgow. Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow was the eighth of her parents' 10 children. Her father was director of the Tredegar Iron Works, chief armaments factory during the Civil dour Scotch-Irish .


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