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Donoghue, Emma 1969-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 702 publications in 17 languages and 31,296 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6054.O547, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emma Donoghue
Room : a novel by Emma Donoghue( Book )

81 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
Astray by Emma Donoghue( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring a cross-section of society including runaways, drifters, gold miners, counterfeiters, attorneys, and slaves from Puritan Massachusetts and revolutionary New Jersey to antebellum Louisiana
Room by Emma Donoghue( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five-year old Jack and his Mom escape from the enclosed environment that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a miraculous discovery: the outside world
Room a novel by Emma Donoghue( Recording )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
The sealed letter by Emma Donoghue( Book )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily "Fido" Faithfull, a spinster pioneer in the British women's movement, is distracted from her cause by the details of her friend's failing marriage and affair with a young army officer, in this drama of friends, lovers, and divorce, Victorian style
Life mask by Emma Donoghue( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In eighteenth-century England, the eccentric widow, Mrs. Damer, works as the period's only woman sculptor, the horse race innovator, Lord Derby, endures public mockery, and a Drury Lane actress endeavors to gain entry into aristocratic circles
Frog music a novel by Emma Donoghue( Recording )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco, 1876, is having a heatwave to break all records and there is an outbreak of smallpox as well. Jenny is shot dead in a railway station, but her friend Blanche survives. Blanche vows to do everything she can to find Jenny's killer. As she searches, she finds out that Jenny had a secret life: that she was a notorious law-breaker and charmer, a free-love bohemian who mixed in with a dangerous crowd. As Blanche pieces the story together, Jenny's murderer may be coming after her next
Inseparable : desire between women in literature by Emma Donoghue( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the little-known literary tradition of love between women in Western literature, from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Charlotte Brontë, Dickens, Agatha Christie, and many more. Donoghue examines how desire between women in English literature has been portrayed, from schoolgirls and vampires to runaway wives, from cross-dressing knights to contemporary murder stories. She writes about the half-dozen contrasting girl-girl plots that have been retold throughout the centuries; explores the writings of Sade, Diderot, Balzac, Thomas Hardy, H. Rider Haggard, Elizabeth Bowen and others and the ways in which the woman who desires women has been cast as not quite human, as ghost or vampire; she writes about the ever-present triangle, in which a woman and a man compete for the heroine's love, and about how and why same-sex attraction is surprisingly ubiquitous in crime fiction, from the work of Wilkie Collins and Dorothy L. Sayers to that of P.D. James. Finally she examines the plotline that has dominated writings about desire between women since the late nineteenth century: how a woman's life is turned upside down by the realization that she desires another woman, showing how this narrative pattern has remained popular and how it has taken many forms.--From publisher description
Landing by Emma Donoghue( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SIle is an Irish flight attendant turning forty. Jude is a twenty-five-year-old archivist, stubbornly attached to her tiny Ontario hometown. On Jude's first plane trip, their two worlds meet, and over the course of the next year, their lives are drawn into a new, shaky orbit.<
Kissing the witch : old tales in new skins by Emma Donoghue( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirteen interconnected stories that give old fairy tales a new twist
Touchy subjects : stories by Emma Donoghue( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen stories focus on a theme of struggles in the private arena that are brought about as a result of public controversies, from an older man who finds religion and wants to have a child, to a coach's son who discovers his sexuality on a football field
The woman who gave birth to rabbits : stories by Emma Donoghue( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories depicts the bizarre sideshows of humanity lost to traditional history as seen through obscure historic records, including the tale of a seventeenth-century countess who ran away to Italy disguised as a man
Hood by Emma Donoghue( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance between two lesbians in Ireland, from its beginning in school to its dissolution in death. Repeatedly they break up, come together, break up again, then one has an accident. The survivor describes their relationship against the background of a very straight society. By the author of Stir-fry
Astray by Emma Donoghue( Recording )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are gold miners and counterfeiters, attorneys and slaves. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings that have profound echoes in the present
Stir-fry : a novel by Emma Donoghue( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish girl's discovery of homosexuality and lesbianism and the effect it has on her. On arriving in Dublin to study at the university, she moves into a flat with two women and catches them kissing. Next, she develops a crush on a student, only to learn he is gay. First novel by the author of Passions Between Women: British Lesbian Culture, 1668-1801
Passions between women : British lesbian culture, 1668-1801 by Emma Donoghue( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far from being invisible, the figure of the woman who felt passion for women was a subject of confusion and contradiction: she could be put in a freak show as a "hermaphrodite," revered as a "romantic friend," or jailed as a "female husband." By examining a wealth of new medical, legal, and erotic source material, and rereading the classics of English literature, Emma Donoghue has uncovered narratives of an astonishing range of lesbian and bisexual identities in Britain between 1668 and 1801
Poems between women : four centuries of love, romantic friendship, and desire by E Donoghue( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection Poems Between Women explores many facets of female-female relationships in poems not only about love or affection between or inspired by women but also about the moments that complicate and call into question the nature of sexuality and intimacy between women. Including women married and single, young and old, lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual, the anthology covers historical development and changing mores through the seventeenth century, after the Restoration of Charles II, a time of relative freedom for women; the eighteenth century, when the cult of romantic friendship reached its peak; the nineteenth century, when women writers wrote about issues of same-sex desire indirectly and explored complex issues such as death in tones of weariness and resignation; and the twentieth century, when poets began to engage in more overt explorations of women's bodies, sensuality, and lovemaking. Emma Donoghue's introduction deftly guides readers into the rich tradition of women's poetry in English, exploring the relationships between poets and their muses and poets and their cultures. Poems Between Women is testimony not only to the recurring theme of the unique bonds among women but also to the universality of love, friendship, and creativity
Habitación by Emma Donoghue( Book )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
 
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Alternative Names
Donaghue, Emma 1969-

Donoghue, Emma Mary

Donohjū, Emma 1969-

Emma Donoghue Canadees auteur

Emma Donoghue escritora e historiadora de la literatura

Emma Donoghue irische Schriftstellerin

Emma Donoghue Irish novelist, playwright, short-story writer and historian

Emma Donoghue irsk-canadisk forfatter

Emma Donoghue scrittrice, drammaturga e sceneggiatrice irlandese

Ема Донахю

דונהיו, אמה 1969-

اما داناهیو

도노휴, 엠마 1969-

에마 도너휴 아일랜드 태생의 소설가, 극작가

エマ・ドナヒュー

ドナヒュー, エマ

艾玛·多诺霍

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