skip to content
A secret sisterhood : the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A secret sisterhood : the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf

Author: Emily Midorikawa; Emma Claire Sweeney; Margaret Atwood; Elizabeth Sastre; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Maryland : Recorded Books, [2017] ℗2017
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
Summary:
Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend; think Byron and Shelley, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. But the world's best-loved female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Coauthors and real-life friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove this wrong, thanks to their discovery of a wealth of surprising collaborations: the friendship between Jane Austen and one of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Jane Austen; George Eliot; Charlotte Brontë; Virginia Woolf; Jane Austen; Charlotte Brontë; George Eliot; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Midorikawa; Emma Claire Sweeney; Margaret Atwood; Elizabeth Sastre; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781501962684 150196268X
OCLC Number: 1008584867
Notes: Title from container.
In container (17 cm.).
Performer(s): Narrated by Elizabeth Sastre.
Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Emily Midorikawa, Emma Claire Sweeney ; with a foreword by Margaret Atwood.

Abstract:

Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend; think Byron and Shelley, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. But the world's best-loved female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Coauthors and real-life friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove this wrong, thanks to their discovery of a wealth of surprising collaborations: the friendship between Jane Austen and one of the family servants, playwright Anne Sharp; the daring feminist author Mary Taylor, who shaped the work of Charlotte Bronté; the transatlantic friendship of the seemingly aloof George Eliot and Harriet Beecher Stowe; and Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield, most often portrayed as bitter foes, but who, in fact, enjoyed a complex friendship fired by an underlying erotic charge. Through letters and diaries that have never been published before, A Secret Sisterhood resurrects these forgotten stories of female friendships. They were sometimes scandalous and volatile, sometimes supportive and inspiring, but always -- until now -- tantalizingly consigned to the shadows.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1008584867> # A secret sisterhood : the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf
    a schema:Book, bgn:SoundRecording, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:CD ;
    library:oclcnum "1008584867" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/eliot_george_1819_1880> ; # George Eliot
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/female_friendship> ; # Female friendship
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/authorship_collaboration> ; # Authorship--Collaboration
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_and_literature> ; # Women and literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/friendship> ; # Friendship
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/woolf_virginia_1882_1941> ; # Virginia Woolf
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_authors_english> ; # Women authors, English
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Event/1800_1999> ; # 1800-1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/bronte_charlotte_1816_1855> ; # Charlotte Brontë
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_and_literature_great_britain_history> ; # Women and literature--Great Britain--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/female_friendship_great_britain_history> ; # Female friendship--Great Britain--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_authors_english_20th_century> ; # Women authors, English--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/austen_jane_1775_1817> ; # Jane Austen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/authorship_collaboration_history> ; # Authorship--Collaboration--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/novelists_english> ; # Novelists, English
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/820.99287/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_authors_english_19th_century> ; # Women authors, English--19th century
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/sweeney_emma_claire> ; # Emma Claire Sweeney
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/midorikawa_emily> ; # Emily Midorikawa
    schema:bookEdition "Unabridged." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Organization/recorded_books_inc> ; # Recorded Books, Inc.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/atwood_margaret_1939> ; # Margaret Atwood
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/sastre_elizabeth> ; # Elizabeth Sastre
    schema:copyrightYear "2017" ;
    schema:datePublished "2017" ;
    schema:description "Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend; think Byron and Shelley, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. But the world's best-loved female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Coauthors and real-life friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove this wrong, thanks to their discovery of a wealth of surprising collaborations: the friendship between Jane Austen and one of the family servants, playwright Anne Sharp; the daring feminist author Mary Taylor, who shaped the work of Charlotte Bronté; the transatlantic friendship of the seemingly aloof George Eliot and Harriet Beecher Stowe; and Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield, most often portrayed as bitter foes, but who, in fact, enjoyed a complex friendship fired by an underlying erotic charge. Through letters and diaries that have never been published before, A Secret Sisterhood resurrects these forgotten stories of female friendships. They were sometimes scandalous and volatile, sometimes supportive and inspiring, but always -- until now -- tantalizingly consigned to the shadows."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4565165189> ;
    schema:genre "Audiobooks"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "A secret sisterhood : the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf"@en ;
    schema:productID "1008584867" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781501962684> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1008584867> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Organization/recorded_books_inc> # Recorded Books, Inc.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Recorded Books, Inc." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/atwood_margaret_1939> # Margaret Atwood
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1939" ;
    schema:familyName "Atwood" ;
    schema:givenName "Margaret" ;
    schema:name "Margaret Atwood" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/austen_jane_1775_1817> # Jane Austen
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1775" ;
    schema:deathDate "1817" ;
    schema:familyName "Austen" ;
    schema:givenName "Jane" ;
    schema:name "Jane Austen" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/bronte_charlotte_1816_1855> # Charlotte Brontë
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1816" ;
    schema:deathDate "1855" ;
    schema:familyName "Brontë" ;
    schema:givenName "Charlotte" ;
    schema:name "Charlotte Brontë" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/eliot_george_1819_1880> # George Eliot
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1819" ;
    schema:deathDate "1880" ;
    schema:familyName "Eliot" ;
    schema:givenName "George" ;
    schema:name "George Eliot" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/midorikawa_emily> # Emily Midorikawa
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Midorikawa" ;
    schema:givenName "Emily" ;
    schema:name "Emily Midorikawa" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/sastre_elizabeth> # Elizabeth Sastre
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sastre" ;
    schema:givenName "Elizabeth" ;
    schema:name "Elizabeth Sastre" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/sweeney_emma_claire> # Emma Claire Sweeney
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sweeney" ;
    schema:givenName "Emma Claire" ;
    schema:name "Emma Claire Sweeney" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Person/woolf_virginia_1882_1941> # Virginia Woolf
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1882" ;
    schema:deathDate "1941" ;
    schema:familyName "Woolf" ;
    schema:givenName "Virginia" ;
    schema:name "Virginia Woolf" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Place/great_britain> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/authorship_collaboration> # Authorship--Collaboration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Authorship--Collaboration"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/authorship_collaboration_history> # Authorship--Collaboration--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Authorship--Collaboration--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/female_friendship> # Female friendship
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Female friendship"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/female_friendship_great_britain_history> # Female friendship--Great Britain--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Female friendship--Great Britain--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/novelists_english> # Novelists, English
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Novelists, English"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_and_literature> # Women and literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women and literature"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_and_literature_great_britain_history> # Women and literature--Great Britain--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women and literature--Great Britain--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_authors_english> # Women authors, English
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women authors, English"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_authors_english_19th_century> # Women authors, English--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women authors, English--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4565165189#Topic/women_authors_english_20th_century> # Women authors, English--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women authors, English--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781501962684>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "150196268X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781501962684" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1008584867>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1008584867> ; # A secret sisterhood : the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf
    schema:dateModified "2019-11-01" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.