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They Stooped to Folly

A Comedy of Morals

by Ellen Glasgow

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11763604M
    ISBN 101417900008
    ISBN 109781417900008


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Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (Ap – Novem ) was an American novelist who won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in A lifelong Virginian who published 20 books including seven novels which sold well (five reaching best-seller lists) as well as gained critical acclaim, Glasgow portrayed the changing world of the contemporary South, differing Born: Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow, Ap.

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Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow was an American novelist whose work illustrated the societal changes of the contemporary south. Miss Glasgow’s “Comedy of Morals” is circumscribed ostensibly by Queenborough, Virginia, where three women have “stooped to folly.” Aunt Agatha atones by withering alone, “a ruin,” until the War summons her to make pyjamas and to recapture a hint of life in a passion for banana sundaes and the movies.

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His analyses of the individual novels are always lucid. McDowell is not fooled by Miss Glasgow's widely proclaimed plan for writing the Social History of. She never stooped to conquer a book about Yeats, and Gregory can be no more than a secondary character.

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Ellen Glasgow ( – ) Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (Ap - Novem ) was an American novelist from Richmond, Virginia. Beginning inGlasgow wrote 20 novels, mainly about life in own education had been rudimentary, a fact Glasgow compensated by reading widely.

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Considered “comedies of manners,” The Romantic Comedians (), They Stooped to Folly (), and The Sheltered Life () depict a clash of generations in urban Virginia.

The Queensborough novels also deal with feminist issues, but Glasgow uses comic and satiric irony to explore the relationships between strong-willed women and men who. stoop 1 (sto͞op) v. stooped, stooping, stoops 1.

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