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McElrath, Joseph R.

Works: 34 works in 134 publications in 1 language and 9,362 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Didactic fiction  Bibliography  History  Book reviews 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: PS2472, B
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Walden notes by Joseph R McElrath( file )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 1,655 libraries worldwide
Includes the life of Henry David Thoreau, summaries and commentaries, essay questions and theme topics, and more
Charles W. Chesnutt essays and speeches by Charles W Chesnutt( file )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
Frank Norris : a life by Joseph R McElrath( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 919 libraries worldwide
This is the first complete biography of this centrally important American novelist to appear in seventy years, and anyone familiar with the breezier existing accounts of the man and hungering for the real story will agree that Frank Norris, A Life was worth the wait."--BOOK JACKET
The complete works of Anne Bradstreet by Anne Bradstreet( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Frank Norris revisited by Joseph R McElrath( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 libraries worldwide
"McElrath concurs foremost with estimations of Norris as a touchstone of the changes in art and thought that made the 1890s such a paradoxical decade. Norris kept his finger on America's pulse, McElrath observes--from his luridly thrilling adventure-romance, Moran of the Lady Letty (1898); to Blix (1899), his partially autobiographical contribution to the period's love idylls, in which good young people triumph over adversities to know happiness; to his most widely read novel, McTeague, a frank, post-Darwinian portrait of greed, sexual arousal, brutal violence, and psychopathology among the denizens of society's underside." "When Norris died at the age of 32, his contemporaries mourned the loss of, potentially, the Great American Novelist. In his insightful exploration of this complex writer, Joseph McElrath holds a mirror up to the world Norris depicted with such immediacy, and the images we see look much like the America of today."--Jacket
The Frederick Douglass papers by Frederick Douglass( Book )
in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
To be an author : letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905 by Charles W Chesnutt( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
To his mind he had reached the goal of transcending the earlier achievements of reform-novelists Harriet Beecher Stowe and Albion W. Tourgee. But such fame as Booker T. Washington's at the turn of the century eluded him. By late 1905, it was clear that his 1880s' dream of professional authorship was not to be realized in full. Chronicled here is the rise and fall of Charles W. Chesnutt as a man of letters
Critical essays on Charles W. Chesnutt ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
This book offers interviews, reviews, personal statements, essays, and articles examining the style of African American writer, Charles Chesnutt, with a biographical introduction
Frank Norris: a reference guide by Jesse S Crisler( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 libraries worldwide
An exemplary citizen : letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1906-1932 by Charles W Chesnutt( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
"This book collects the letters written between 1906 and 1932 by novelist and civil rights activist Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932). Between 1885 and 1905, this pioneer in the African-American literary tradition published three novels, two books of short stories, a biography of Frederick Douglass, and many short stories and essays in prestigious periodicals - at the same time managing a stenography and court reporting firm in Cleveland, Ohio. His works, which featured the experiences of African Americans in the ante- and post-bellum period, received favorable reviews. But they did not find a large and appreciative audience until many decades later when both the civil rights movement and increased interest in the African-American contribution to American cultural life resulted in the "rediscovering" of Chesnutt's large body of writings."--BOOK JACKET
John Steinbeck : the contemporary reviews by Joseph R McElrath( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Frank Norris Remembered by Jesse S Crisler( file )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Frank Norris Remembered is a collection of reminiscences by Norris's contemporaries, friends, and family that illuminate the life of one of America's most popular novelists. Considering his undergraduate education spent studying art at Académie Julian in Paris and creative writing at Harvard and his journalism career reporting from the far reaches of South Africa and Cuba, it is difficult to fathom how Frank Norris also found time to compose seven novels during the course of his brief life. But despite his adventures abroad, Norris turned out novels at
The apprenticeship writings of Frank Norris, 1896-1898 by Frank Norris( Book )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Frank Norris, the critical reception ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The pit a story of Chicago by Frank Norris( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
"Reprint of a 1902 novel which tells the story of Curtis Jadwin, a man whose increasing attention to earning money in the wheat market of Chicago almost destroys his marriage." ***"In the sequel to 'The Octopus, ' Curtis Jadwin works so hard to make money on the Chicago stock exchange that he ignores his loving wife." ***"This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed." *** "Curtis Jadwin, a successful turn-of-the-century dealer in Chicago real estate, overcomes reluctance and begins gambling in wheat futures in the great Chicago grain market called 'The Pit, ' bring on financial panic across the nation. Jadwin's pursuit of power and excitement through speculation had estranged him from his beautiful wife, Laura, who had found herself losing out to the Pit in competition for his live and attention. But the collapse of his paper empire, in which he loses everything, real property included, reunites them as they look to begin life anew in the West." Howard. America as Story
Frank Norris and the Wave : a bibliography by Joseph R McElrath( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Thoreau's Walden by Joseph R McElrath( Computer File )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Walden, you discover the most important work of Henry David Thoreau - his exploration of the transcendentalist's striving to realize the possibility of one's own perfection and divinity. What results is an account of Thoreau's two-year stay at Walden Pond, a
The apprenticeship writings : 1896-1898 by Frank Norris( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The complete works by Anne Bradstreet( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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