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Constance Fenimore Woolson"s Nineteenth Century

Essays

by Victoria Brehm

  • 370 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • 19th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • Women As Authors (American Literature),
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Women Authors,
  • Contemporaries,
  • Friends and associates,
  • 1840-1894,
  • 19th century,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Travel writing,
  • Travelers" writings, American,
  • United States,
  • Women and literature,
  • Woolson, Constance Fenimore,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11353256M
    ISBN 100814329330
    ISBN 109780814329337

    Constance Fenimore Woolson (March 5, – Janu ) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. She was a grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper, and is best known for fictions about the Great Lakes region, the American South, and American expatriates in Europe. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Constance Fenimore Woolson (5 Mar –24 Jan ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Campo Cestio, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by NWO (contributor ).

    Constance Fenimore Woolson (–) was one of the few nineteenth-century women writers considered the equal of her male peers. Harper Brothers was so enamored of her work that the firm agreed to publish whatever she could write/5(22). the early part of the twentieth century. Bibliography Comment, Kristin M. "Lesbian 'Impossibilities' of 'Miss Grief's' 'Armor.'" Constance Fenimore Woolson's Nineteenth Century: Essays. Victoria Brehm, ed. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, Dean, Sharon L. Constance Fenimore Woolson: Homeward Bound. Knoxville: University of.

    Constance Fenimore Woolson (–), who contributed to Henry James’s conception of his heroine Isabelle Archer in The Portrait of a Lady, was one of the most accomplished American writers of the nineteenth century. Yet today the best-known (and most-misunderstood) facts of her life are her relationship with James and her probable. Constance Fenimore Woolson Portrait of A Lady Novelist (Book): Rioux, Anne Boyd: Constance Fenimore Woolson (–), who contributed to Henry James’s conception of his heroine Isabelle Archer of The Portrait of a Lady, was one of the most accomplished American writers of the nineteenth century. The best known (and most misunderstood) facts of her life are her relationship with James.


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Constance Fenimore Woolson"s Nineteenth Century by Victoria Brehm Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Constance Fenimore Woolson" by Anne Boyd Rioux, a biography of Woolson, gives the 19th century novelist some of the due she's been lacking thus far. Constance Fenimore Woolson's Nineteenth Century: Essays offers a collection of critical essays from different theoretical perspectives that offer new insights into Woolson and reintegrate her into nineteenth-century : Hardcover.

"These essays explore topics crucial to understanding the period's literature and suggest new directions for scholarship. Together they constitute a collection that expands the available body of criticism about Woolson and her contemporaries.

This book is indispensable reading for anyone interested in nineteenth-century women's fiction and travel writing."--Jacket. Get this from a library. Constance Fenimore Woolson's nineteenth century: essays. [Victoria Brehm;] -- "Although she is one of the lesser-known figures in American literature, Constance Fenimore Woolson () authored some of the most carefully crafted and realistic short stories of the post.

Edited by Victoria Brehm. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, pp. $ This excellent collection of fourteen essays justifies the editor's claim that the work of Constance Fenimore Woolson is a "rich source for understanding nineteenth-century history and culture" ().

Constance Fenimore Woolson, “Miss Grief” When Constance Fenimore Woolson died in Venice in at the age of fifty-three, having jumped or fallen out of a third-story window, she was memorialized in all the major American papers, compared with George Eliot, Jane Austen, and the Brontës as one of the greatest women writers in English.

Constance Fenimore Woolson (), who contributed to Henry James's conception of his heroine Isabelle Archer in The Portrait of a Lady, was one of the most accomplished American writers of the nineteenth century. Yet today the best-known (and most-misunderstood) facts of her life are her relationship with James and her probable suicide in Reviews: 6.

Search books and authors. Published: 4 February ; ISBN: ; Imprint: Library of America; Format: Hardback; Pages: ; RRP: $; Categories: Contemporary fiction; General & literary fiction; Share Constance Fenimore Woolson.

Collected Stories (LOA #) the first major edition of 19th-century America's greatest woman. Story of the Week Febru Constance Fenimore Woolson, “Solomon” Constance Fenimore Woolson (–) From Constance Fenimore Woolson: Collected Stories. Hermitage, c.by an unknown Hermitage, a log cabin, was one of the six original structures built in Zoar by German settlers in –   Constance Fenimore Woolson was considered one of the most important writers of the 19th century.

Click To Tweet. In fact, when the two writers first met inJames took time out from working on his masterpiece to show Woolson around Florence for four weeks because she reminded him of the heroine he was trying to capture on the page.

Constance Fenimore Woolson (–), who contributed to Henry James’s conception of his heroine Isabelle Archer in The Portrait of a Lady, was one of the most accomplished American writers of the nineteenth today the best-known (and most-misunderstood) facts of her life are her relationship with James and her probable suicide in Venice/5.

As Rioux points out in Constance Fenimore Woolson: Portrait of a Lady Novelist, her new biography of Woolson, Woolson was herself widely studied and critically celebrated in nineteenth century. Author/Artist etc.: woolson constance fenimore Edit Your Search.

Results (1 - 30) of 1, A landmark of literary recovery: the first major edition of an overlooked genius who in her lifetime was considered 19th-century America’s greatest woman writer In the eyes of her contemporaries, Constance Fenimore Woolson () ranked with George Eliot as one of the two greatest women writers of the English language.

Constance Fenimore Woolson (–), who contributed to Henry James’s conception of his heroine Isabelle Archer in The Portrait of a Lady, was one of the most accomplished American writers of the nineteenth today the best-known (and most-misunderstood) facts of her life are her relationship with James and her probable suicide in Venice.

Constance Fenimore Woolson: Collected Stories (LOA #) (Library of America) I've normally shied away from books written in the 19th century, but after reading Anne I'll have to revise that and say that the story and the characters, though certainly exhibiting the morality and mindset of that era, tell a most engrossing story, a true page Reviews: Constance Fenimore Woolson, a grand-niece of James Fenimore Cooper, was a prolific and acclaimed 19th-century writer in her own right, penning novels and short stories set in such places as Michigan's Mackinac Island and the postbellum South.

Woolson also had a. Constance Fenimore Woolson was a popular American writer of the late 19th century whose friendship with Henry James has, among James scholars, long qualified hers as a distinctly lesser life. NONFICTION: A fascinating biography of 19th-century writer Constance Fenimore Woolson, friend to Henry James and precursor to strong women writers such as Sylvia Plath.

A critically esteemed and best-selling author during her lifetime in the second half of the 19th century, Constance Fenimore Woolson faded from view in the 20th century. Constance Fenimore Woolson's nineteenth century: essays southern sketches by Constance Fenimore Woolson (Book) 47 The majority of selections come from 19th-century literary periodicals published in the North, South, and West.

They are uniformly strong and demonstrate how intertwined the home and war fronts were.A landmark of literary recovery: the first major edition of an overlooked genius who in her lifetime was considered 19th-century America's greatest woman writer In the eyes of her contemporaries, Constance Fenimore Woolson () ranked with George Eliot as one of the two greatest women writers of the English language.

She wrote fiction of remarkable intellectual power that outsold those.Constance Fenimore Woolson's Nineteenth Century: Essays. Detroit, Mich.: Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Mich.: Wayne State University Press, "Island Fortresses: The Landscape of the Imagination in the Great Lakes Fiction of Constance Fenimore Woolson.".