By Glennis Stephenson
"The lady novelist of the 19th century can have often encountered competition and interference from the male literary institution, however the woman brief tale author, operating in a style that was once visible as much less severe and not more ecocnomic, discovered her paintings to be actively encouraged." - from the advent. in the course of the 19th century girls writers eventually started to be as popular—and as respected—as their male opposite numbers. we're all conversant in the novels of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and the Br?ntes. much less standard is the fast fiction of the interval; but a very good many nineteenth-century tales by way of women—both well-known and obscure—retain in complete degree their strength to fascinate and to entertain. For this anthology Glennis Stephenson brings jointly tales by way of either British and North American writers; by way of such tested luminaries as Shelley, Gaskell and Kate Chopin; and by way of lesser-known writers resembling the Anglo-Indian author flowers metal, the Afro-American Alice Dunbar Nelson and the Canadian Annie Howells Fr?chette. the result's an anthology that might be as attention-grabbing to the overall reader because it can be important to the scholar. Stephenson presents history info on all authors, including a basic advent.
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Glad as I am to see the sun after a November fog. And, bending his tall head, he kissed my hand in the graceful foreign fashion he had learned abroad. It pleased me mightily, for it was both affectionate and respectful. Involuntarily I contrasted it with my uncle's manner, and flashed a significant glance at him as I did so. He understood it, but only nodded with the satirical look I hated, shook out his paper and began to read. I sat down again, careless of myself now; and Guy stood on the rug, surveying me with an expression of surprise that rather nettled my pride.
I find her so. Dinner is over, and I can offer you nothing but a glass of wine. My uncle's voice was frostily polite, making a curious contrast to the other, so impetuous and frank, as if used to command or win all but one. Never mind the dinner! I'm glad to be rid of it; so I'll drink your health, father, and then inspect our new ornament. Impertinent boy! I muttered, yet at the same moment resolved to deserve his appellation, and immediately regrouped myself as effectively as possible, laughing at my folly as I did so.
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Nineteenth-Century Stories by Women: An Anthology by Glennis Stephenson