Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Standard Name: Fisher, Dorothy Canfield


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Friends, Associates Willa Cather
In 1899 WC began her important friendship with Isabelle McClung (later Hambourg) . From 1901 she lived at Isabelle's parents' home in Pittsburgh, and next year the two women went to Europe together (travelling...
Reception Pearl S. Buck
The Good Earth was a Book of the Month Club choice, on the recommendation of Dorothy Canfield Fisher , who had sat up all night reading it.
Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China. Simon and Schuster.
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It won the Pulitzer Prize, headed...
Textual Production Pearl S. Buck
In the 1930s Dorothy Canfield Fisher had advised against publishing it, on the grounds that the transparent and unkind portraits of actual people would damage PSB 's reputation.
Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China. Simon and Schuster.
Textual Production Isak Dinesen
Dorothy Canfield Fisher contributed an introduction. Blixen had begun writing in earnest on her Kenyan farm, and from at least 1926 had entertained the idea of publication as a means of alleviating her financial...


By early March 2009: Elaine Showalter published A Jury of Her...

Writing climate item

By early March 2009

Elaine Showalter published A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers From Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx.


Dinesen, Isak, and Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Seven Gothic Tales. H. Smith and R. Haas, 1934.