Ellen Glasgow


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American novelist, born in Richmond, Virginia. She was a woman of advanced views, a supporter of Women's Suffrage, attracted by Fabianism. Her novels, which show the social and political conflicts of her native region, include Virginia (1913); Barren Ground (1925); They Stooped to Folly (1929); The Sheltered Life (1932); Vein of Iron (1935); and In This Our Life (1941). The Woman Within (1954) is a posthumously published autobiography.

Subjects: Literature.

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