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Toth, Emily

Overview
Works: 27 works in 144 publications in 4 languages and 12,844 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Miscellanea  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Interviews  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS1294.C63, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emily Toth
Kate Chopin by Emily Toth( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a biography of American author of short stories and novels, Kate Chopin (1850-1904). She is now considered by some to have been a forerunner of feminist authors of the 20th century. Born in St. Louis, Chopin eventually moved to Louisiana when she married. Left a widow with six children in 1882, she turned to writing for her livelihood, and she was successful until the publication of her controversial novel The Awakening in 1899. This novel is the story of a woman who relinquishes the traditional female role by having an extramarital affair and seeking independence. The author attempts to capture the essence of a woman whose writings veiled the undercurrents of her remarkable life. From the high society of St. Louis to the backwaters of Cloutierville, Louisiana, Chopin was a keen observer and skillful raconteur of the unfolding relationships of men and women. She boldly touched upon topics rarely treated in mainstream literature, and she was ultimately castigated for this
The curse : a cultural history of menstruation by Janice Delaney( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unveiling Kate Chopin by Emily Toth( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of American author Kate Chopin and discusses how her novel "The Awakening" was viewed by society when it was first published, why she is considered a feminist, how her personal life influenced her writing, and other related topics
A vocation and a voice : stories by Kate Chopin( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers stories about suicide, death, infidelity, dreams, hypnosis, adolescence, convent life, child abuse, and social outcasts
Ms. Mentor's impeccable advice for women in academia by Emily Toth( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Mentor's readers will find answers to the secret queries they were afraid to ask anyone else. They'll discover what it really takes to get tenure; what to wear to academic occasions; when to snicker, when to hide, what to eat, and when to sue. They'll find out how to get firmly planted in the rich red earth of tenure. Ms. Mentor's wisdom grows out of many a real-life experience: she guarantees that some readers will squirm. She lavishly dispenses witty advice, and valuable information, while despising psychobabble, postcomprehensible jargon, and pontification by anyone other than herself. She also insists that sisterhood is, and must be, powerful. Readers of Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia are in for an unusual treat
Kate Chopin's private papers by Kate Chopin( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kate Chopin, according to her contemporaries, was a "woman of mysterious fascination"--And Kate Chopin's Private Papers reveals many of the author's secrets. Chopin (1850-1904), author of about a hundred short stories and two novels (The Awakening and At Fault), also kept diaries, wrote letters and poems, translated short stories and articles from the French, and worried about her career. Chopin's newly discovered manuscripts, published for the first time here, reflect her dedication to revision and improving her craft; her manuscript account books show her meticulous control of her career and her pursuit of audiences. These papers illuminate the growth of Chopin as a writer, bring into focus the reactions of critics to her work, and settle a number of controversies in Chopin studies."--Jacket
Regionalism and the female imagination : a collection of essays( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Peyton Place : the life of Grace Metalious by Emily Toth( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kate Chopin miscellany by Kate Chopin( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daughters of New Orleans by Emily Toth( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menstruation : die Kulturgeschichte eines Tabus by Janice Delaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De menstruatie : een cultuurgeschiedenis by Janice Delaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in Dutch and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspronkelijke titel: The curse : a cultural history of menstruation
That outward existence which conforms : Kate Chopin and literary convention by Emily Toth( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Forbandelsen : bidrag til menstruationens kulturhistorie by Janice Delaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret and not so secret worries of women in academia by Emily Toth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Koppelman ; Emily Toth by Emily Toth( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Female wits by Emily Toth( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

David Halberstam's The fifties( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Third in a six part series on the United States in the Fifties. This segment describes the personal unrest sometimes felt in the outwardly tranquil fifties, including dissatisfaction with women's roles as housewives and men's roles in the corporate rat race. Feminist Betty Friedan, Sloan Wilson, author of The man in the gray flannel suit, and Grace Metalious, whose steamy novel Petyon Place exposed small-town hypocrisy, are discussed as representative of the gap between the idealized nuclear family of the 1950s and the way things really were
Fatherless and dispossessed : Grace Matalious as a French-Canadian writer by Emily Toth( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Unveiling Kate Chopin
Languages
English (127)

Dutch (1)

Danish (1)

German (1)

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Unveiling Kate ChopinA vocation and a voice : storiesMs. Mentor's impeccable advice for women in academiaKate Chopin's private papersInside Peyton Place : the life of Grace Metalious