Books Like The Difference by Ellen Glasgow | Suggested Reading

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Glasgow's autobiography, The Woman Within, published in 1954, presents an intimate portrait of the writer and recounts the difficulties of being a woman writer.

A Certain Measure (1943) collects Glasgow's meditations on the art of fiction.

Glasgow's novel Virginia (1913) demonstrates what happens when a woman believes that marriage requires self-sacrifice.

Like "The Difference," Edith Wharton's short story "Roman Fever" (1934) challenges Victorian morality and ideals, while exploring a pivotal moment in a woman's life.

Willa Cather's 1915 novel, The Song of the Lark depicts an opera singer forced to chose between her career and her friends and family. Members of her community, who do not believe that women should be artists, alienate the heroine as she pursues her career.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise (1920) and The Great Gatsby (1925) both explore the Jazz Age generation that emerged in the 1920s. These novels reveal...

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