American Literary Mentors Irene C. Goldman-Price

ISBN: 9780813017129

Published: December 15th 1999

Hardcover

192 pages


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American Literary Mentors  by  Irene C. Goldman-Price

American Literary Mentors by Irene C. Goldman-Price
December 15th 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780813017129 | 7.12 Mb

Well-researched, insightful essays. . . . An important book on literary mentoring in American belles lettres.--Elizabeth Hayes, LeMoyne CollegePresenting a rich and suggestive picture of the complex relationships between aspiring writers and theirMoreWell-researched, insightful essays. . . . An important book on literary mentoring in American belles lettres.--Elizabeth Hayes, LeMoyne CollegePresenting a rich and suggestive picture of the complex relationships between aspiring writers and their mentors from the 1870s to the late 20th century, these essays cover an extraordinarily productive era in American letters.

In the context of significant changes in the nature of authorship and publishing during the period, they show the importance of guidance in establishing a successful literary career. This book offers a new, wider definition of mentoring and suggests fruitful ways for critics and readers to explore the careers and works of writers, especially women writers, from the realist and modernist periods.[Clean, not edited, not numbered, version]ContentsIntroduction, by Irene C. Goldman-Price and Melissa McFarland Pennell1.

The Last Letter of All: Reese, Stedman, and Poetry in Late-Nineteenth-Century America, by Robert J. Scholnick2. The Mentors Charge: Literary Mentoring in Howellss Criticism and Fiction, by Melissa McFarland Pennell3.  In this particular instance I want you: The Booster as Mentor in A Hazard of New Fortunes, by Irene C. Goldman-Price4.  Henry Jamess Ghostly Mentors, by Cheryl B.

Torsney5.  Negative Mentorship and the Case of Alice James, by Esther F. Lanigan6.  Female Models and Male Mentors in Whartons Early Fiction, by Julie Olin-Ammentorp7.  Edith Wharton and Partnership: The House of Mirth, The Decoration of Houses, and Copy, by Carol J. Singley8.  Meetings of Minds: Edith Wharton as Mentor and Guide, by Helen Killoran9.  Someone Young and Teachable: Dimensions of Mentoring in the Fiction of Willa Cather, by Deborah Carlin10.  Efforts of Affection: Mentorship and Friendship in Moore and Bishop, by Margaret Wooster Freeman11.  Eudora Welty: The Silent Mentors, by Jean Frantz BlackallIrene C.

Goldman-Price is a lecturer in English and women’s studies at Pennsylvania State University, Hazelton. She is the author of several book chapters and of articles in the Journal of Popular Literature and Modern Language Studies.Melissa McFarland Pennell, professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, is the author of The Student Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne and of essays on 19th-century American literature.



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