Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Sarah Orne Jewett
Standard Name: Jewett, Sarah Orne
Birth Name: Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett
Pseudonym: A. C. Eliot
Pseudonym: Alice Eliot
Nickname: Pinny Lawson
Nickname: P. L.
Active during the latter part of the nineteenth century, United States author SOJ
wrote fiction in the form of short stories, novels, and novellas. Her interest in experimentation, and a particular skill in delineating character (especially in her shorter works), means that her frequent designation as a writer of local-colour fiction neglects many of the nuances of her work.
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This book too dated back to 1911, when WC
produced two stories, Alexandra and The Bohemian Girl, which eventually became part of it.
Urgo, Joseph R., and Willa Cather. “Introduction. Willa Cather: A Brief Chronology. A Note on the Text”. My Ántonia, edited by Joseph R. Urgo and Joseph R. Urgo, Broadview Press, 2003, pp. 9-39.
She now wrote, she later said, entirely for myself, and...
On her visit to the USA, MS
became a warm friend of Annie Fields
and Sarah Orne Jewett
Raitt, Suzanne. May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian. Clarendon Press, 2000.
She was delighted with Thomas Hardy
, with whom she went cycling in Dorset in...
Harriet Beecher Stowe
In 1884 HBS
was visited by Sarah Orne Jewett
and Annie Fields
; they brought as a gift a copy of Jewett's novel The Country Doctor.
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press, 1994.
In 1903 WC
met Edith Lewis
, who was to become another especially close friend and then her life companion, who apparently accepted gladly the role of servant to Cather's creative achievement. In Boston she...
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead, 1896.
continued to delight in new acquaintances until late...
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Well known and much admired in her lifetime, ESP
enjoyed friendships with many important literary figures, including publisher James Fields
(who has been described as Christ-like in sympathy and kindness)
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. Chapters From a Life. Houghton, Mifflin, 1897.
and his wife...
Intertextuality and Influence
Before appearing in book form it was serialized in McClure's Magazine from February to April under the title Alexander's Masquerade,
Lindemann, Marilee, and Willa Cather. “Introduction, Chronology”. Alexander’s Bridge, edited by Marilee Lindemann and Marilee Lindemann, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. vii - xliv.
This is a remarkably informal quarterly: the sketch on its cover shows a bouncing mad-hatter figure with a bunch of flowers in his hand and a pile of books on his head. While endearingly open...
produced several introductions to novels by other writers, including Jonathan Cape
's editions of Kathleen Coyle
's Liv (1929), Jane Austen
's Northanger Abbey (1932), and Sarah Orne Jewett
's The Only Rose and Other Tales (1937).
West, Rebecca. “Bibliography”. Rebecca West: A Celebration, edited by Samuel Hynes, Viking Press, 1977, pp. 761-6.
selected and introduced an edition of The Best Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett.
Cather, Willa. “A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather”. The Willa Cather Archive, edited by Andrew Jewell, Janis P. Stout, Andrew Jewell, and Janis P. Stout.
to Mr Hunt, 20 March 1925
Cather, Willa. On Writing. Editor Tennant, Stephen, Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.
issued a volume of essays entitled Not Under Forty, which includes analysis of the writing of Sarah Orne Jewett
and Katherine Mansfield
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
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Jewett, Sarah Orne. A Country Doctor. Constable; Houghton, Mifflin, 1884.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. A White Heron, and Other Stories. Houghton, Mifflin, 1886.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. Deephaven. J. R. Osgood, 1877.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. Deephaven. Houghton, Mifflin, 1892.
Cather, Willa, and Sarah Orne Jewett. “Preface”. The Best Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett, edited by Willa Cather and Willa Cather, Peter Smith, 1965, p. ix - xix.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. The Best Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett. Editor Cather, Willa, Peter Smith, 1965.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. The Country of the Pointed Firs. T. F. Unwin, 1896.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. The Tory Lover. Smith, Elder, 1901.