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1,868 words, approx. 7 pages
American author Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948) 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 ... Read more
10,409 words, approx. 35 pages
Gertrude Atherton , novelist, social historian, and journalist, reflected in her writings the evolution of American society from a double-Western point of view. She is best known for a fictionized bio... Read more
3,525 words, approx. 12 pages
Gertrude Atherton 's literary reputation may rest as much on her severe criticism in the early 1900s of William Dean Howells's leadership of the "littleistic" school of American literature as on ... Read more
6,335 words, approx. 22 pages
Gertrude Atherton's ambition to be a writer was fulfilled in the turbulent 1890s, the decade in which she fashioned the theme of the American West as a significant part of an evolving western European... Read more
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