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Gertrude Atherton.

Joseph Henry Jackson

Gertrude Atherton.

by Joseph Henry Jackson

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, -- 1857-1948.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[20] p. port.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15326328M

      Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton was a prominent and prolific American author. Many of her novels are set in her home state of California. Her bestseller Black Oxen () was made into a silent movie of the same name. In addition to novels, she wrote short stories, essays, and articles for magazines and newspapers on such issues as feminism. Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. Coauthors & Alternates Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.

    Gertrude Atherton (–) Author of The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories. Includes the names: gertrude atherton, Franklin Horn Gertrude, Gertrude Franklin Horn, Franklin Horn Gertrude, Gertrude et. al. Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, illustrations by Harrison Fishe Gertrude Atherton. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Ancestors, by Gertrude Atherton This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Ancestors A Novel Author.

    Gertrude Atherton (). “The Conqueror: Being the True and Romantic Story of Alexander Hamilton”, G.N. Morang.   A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the .


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She wrote a series of historical novels about California, which include The Californians (), Rezánov (), and The Ancestors (). Her most popular books are The Conqueror (), which is a fictionalized biography of Alexander Hamilton, and the sensational novel Black Oxen ( A prolific American novelist, short story author and early feminist, Gertrude Atherton ( - ) cut a strong and often controversial figure as she made her way in California and in the literary world.

She is best known for a series of novels based in California including her work Black Oxen, which was made into a silent film. That novel's story line follows an aging middle-aged woman turned young. Atherton did extensive research for this book, and the result won her critical acclaim and made the book a best-seller.

Her controversial novel Black Oxen (), the story of a woman revitalized by hormone treatments and based on Atherton’s own experience, was her biggest popular success. Nicolai Petrovich Rezanov Volume by Gertrude Atherton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Other short stories by Gertrude Atherton also available along with many others by classic and contemporary authors.

short stories interactive word games. Gertrude Atherton. The Striding Place. Weigall, continental and detached, tired early of grouse shooting. To stand propped against a sod fence while his host's workmen routed up the birds with. According to Wikipedia, "Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (Octo – J ) was an American writer After her husband's death, inshe was free to pursue her writing career as a protégée of Ambrose Bierce, eventually writing 60 books and numerous articles and short stories.

Conqueror, The: A Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton by Gertrude Atherton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gertrude Atherton was a gothic novelist and short story writer.

A protegee of Ambrose Bierce, his influence can be seen in many of her stories, which often have overt references to the. In the book at one point Atherton has the Countess describe the modern novel as "gloomy, pessimistic, excoriating, merciless, drab, sordid, and hideously realistic." Many of those terms describe this novel, too.

Atherton was an old-fashioned novelist who thought she could be modern if she talked modern/5(6). Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton is a romantic novel with a cautionary message about youth and its preservation.

We join Lee Clavering, a young, sophisticated playwright in the early s who falls for the alluring Madame Zatianny. Slim, elegant and poetically beautiful, the lady to whom he falls is the epitome of twenties class and style/5(6).

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Gertrude Atherton: | | | |Gertrude Atherton| | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Atherton was a well-known author of stories ranging from the overtly supernatural to a fictionalized biography of Hamilton.

(One of her books is called The Aristocrats, a fact that by itself. Gertrude Franklin Atherton (), American biographer, historian, and author of the controversial best-seller Black Oxen (); "These glands in my case had undergone a natural process of exhaustion.

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Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Gertrude Atherton books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton was a prominent and prolific American author.

Many of her novels are set in her home state of California. Her bestseller Black Oxen () was made into a silent movie of the same name. American author Gertrude Atherton () wrote many novels and other works set in California, primarily in San Francisco.

Many of her works consider themes related to the West, social ideas, and women. Atherton was born Gertrude Horn on Octoin San Francisco, California, the only child of Thomas L. Horn and Gertrude Franklin Horn. This file includes 17 books by Gertrude Atherton: The Avalanche, The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, Black Oxen, The Californians, The Conqueror, The Doomswomen, The Gorgeous Isle, The Living Present, Rezanov, Senator North, The Sisters-in-Law, Sleeping Fires, The Spinners' Book of Fiction, Splendid Idle Forties, The Valiant Runaways, What Dreams May Come, and The White : Seltzer Books.

“Melanie Dawson’s critical edition of Gertrude Atherton’s Black Oxen provides a good range of contextual materials illuminating the novel’s exploration of youth culture, science and technology, eugenics, and sexual politics in the early twentieth century.

Dawson’s helpful introduction also emphasizes the novel’s engagement with national and international concerns of the :