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They stooped to folly.

A comedy of morals.

by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G464 Th, PS3513.L34 Th
The Physical Object
Pagination[5] l. 351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6731500M
LC Control Number29017854
OCLC/WorldCa24164732

'They Stooped to Folly' is an engrossing tale of love, loss, deceit and dedication guaranteed to pull the reader into the midst of the chaos caused by the problems of family, love, and duty. 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.

The Romantic Comedians () and They Stooped To Folly (), and for several of the early novels. 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 Virginia; he judges her novels as the.   She never stooped to conquer a book about Yeats, and Gregory can be no more than a secondary character. Tóibín's is a little book, but it does keep her at its centre, and its gentleness.

  With a brilliant and increasingly ironic treatment, Glasgow examined the decay of Southern aristocracy and the trauma of the encroachment of modern industrial civilization in three comedies of manners— The Romantic Comedians (), They Stooped to . Ellen Glasgow ( – ) Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (Ap - Novem ) was an American novelist from Richmond, Virginia. Beginning in , Glasgow wrote 20 novels, mainly about life in own education had been rudimentary, .


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The title comes from Oliver Goldsmith: When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, The first part of the book is called Mr. Littlepage and presented the man’s point of view. "They Stooped To Folly" by Ellen Glasgow, a hardcover first edition with a red cloth binding plus gold gilt.

Measuring 12mo., this book has pages. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. Title: They Stooped to Folly Author: Ellen Glasgow * A Project Gutenberg of Australia eBook * eBook No.: Language: English Date first posted: July Date most recently updated: July This eBook was produced by: Don Lainson [email protected] Project Gutenberg of Australia eBooks are created from printed editions which.

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THEY STOOPED TO FOLLY. N.Y. Doubleday Doran, First Edition. Near Fine / Good. Item #C A near fine+ hardcover copy in a good jacket/brodart covered.

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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 from the idealistic Born: Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow, Ap.

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