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Clayton, Cherry

Overview
Works: 13 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 1,184 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Psychological fiction  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, ed
Classifications: PR9369.2.S37, 823
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Publications about Cherry Clayton
Publications by Cherry Clayton
Most widely held works by Cherry Clayton
Olive Schreiner by Cherry Clayton( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) is internationally recognized as the first novelist of major importance to emerge from colonial South Africa. A pioneering feminist whose liberal social ideals played a critical role in the political and artistic movements of her time, Schreiner struggled throughout her life against the confining role allotted to Victorian women, especially those in the colonies. Schreiner's life is central to her texts. In this study Cherry Clayton explores Schreiner's fiction and nonfiction as "complementary aspects of the same developing mind and art." Without reducing Schreiner's literature to the purely autobiographical, Clayton suggests that Schreiner's fictional accounts of spiritual and social unconventionality are profoundly tied to the author's experiences as a young woman. Schreiner's troubled relationship with her distant and sometimes severe mother, according to Clayton, led to an ambivalence about women that is expressed in her female characters
Women and writing in South Africa : a critical anthology ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Between the lines : interviews with Bessie Head, Sheila Roberts, Ellen Kuzwayo, Miriam Tlali by Dieter Welz( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The story of an African farm by Olive Schreiner( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Olive Schreiner's landmark novel, a South African classic, takes place in the rural Karoo towards the end of the 19th century. The Story of an African Farm evokes the bleakness and beauty of the arid landscape, which forms the backdrop for the stories of Lyndall and Waldo, unlikely soul mates whose lives reflect their frustrated quest for a better reality and their dreams of self-fulfillment. Originally published in 1883 under the pseudonym Ralph Iron, the novel caused a sensation when its author was revealed to be a woman. Victorian readers were intrigued by the novel's forthright feminism a
Leaving home by Cherry Clayton( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The woman's rose : stories and allegories by Olive Schreiner( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Forms of dependence and control in Olive Schreiner's fiction by Cherry Clayton( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Letter to David Wright: 1920-1994 by Cherry Clayton( Article )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Bessie Head at the crossroad by Cherry Clayton( Article )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Feminism and popular literature by Cherry Clayton( Article )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Olive Schreiner's thoughts about woman : extracts from the story of an African farm and dreams ; with a new preface by C. Clayton by Olive Schreiner( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Women writers and the law of the father : race and gender in the fiction of Olive Schreiner, Pauline Smith, and Sarah Gertrude Millin by Cherry Clayton( Article )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A critical study of Olive Schreiner's fiction in a historical and biographical context by Cherry Clayton( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wilhelm Cherry
Languages
English (35)
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