Mary Ellen Chase Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Mary Ellen Chase.

  • 14 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (14)

286 words, approx. 1 pages
In the following review, Boas describes Chase's analysis of Thomas Hardy's censorship of a number of his serialized novels. This book [Thomas Hardy from Serial to Novel] is a valuable st... Read more
803 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review of Look at America: New England, a picture book with commentary by Chase, Nichols notes that Chase treats New England in poetic terms. Knowing a good thing when their camera se... Read more
562 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review of Jonathan Fisher: Maine Parson, Baldwin notes her approval of Chase's biography of a distinguished pastor from her hometown of Blue Hill, Maine. Jonathan Fisher was a ... Read more
719 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review of The White Gate, Williamson praises Chase's memoir of her Maine childhood. The doctor next door charged Edward Everett Chase $5 for bringing his second daughter into t... Read more
5,196 words, approx. 18 pages
In the following essay, Iorio asserts that several of Chase's novels effectively delineate the decline of old New England life as well as the indomitable spirit of the characters. When Mary Ell... Read more
3,238 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following essay, Milbank presents an overview of Chase's long career. It is fashionable these days for institutions of higher learning to invite successful novelists and poets to spend a... Read more
1,359 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review of Thomas Hardy from Serial to Novel, Rinaker expresses some doubt that Victorian readers actually compelled Hardy to make changes in the serialized versions of his novels. Her... Read more
1,178 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following essay, Young describes Silas Crockett as somewhat romantic in tone but inspiring in its message. Follow the Maine Coast from Bath to Bar Harbor, from Casco Bay to Penobscot to Eastpor... Read more
800 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Whicher recommends A Goodly Fellowship, regretting only that it is somewhat too rosy in its portrait of the teaching profession. This book is not a novel, though it reads like... Read more
808 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review of A Goodly Fellowship, the reviewer writes approvingly of Chase's descriptions of her teaching experiences. These autobiographical chapters by the author of Mary Peters... Read more
591 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review of Windswept, Jones praises the nobility of Chase's descriptions of a high-minded New England family but finds the writing a little too genteel. A reviewer who speaks of... Read more
1,090 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review of Windswept, Woods says that she finds beauty in Chase's celebration of traditional values. House and headland, Windswept stood solitary and stalwart against the buffet... Read more
1,521 words, approx. 6 pages
In the following review, Feld paints a glowing picture of Windswept, Chase's novel of the Maine seacoast. Out of a deep feeling for a stretch of sea-bitten land, out of a profound respect for s... Read more
1,325 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following essay, novelist Undset outlines some minor disagreements with Chase's biblical interpretations in The Bible and the Common Reader while treating the book as a whole in positive... Read more