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Ellen Glasgow

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (April 22, 1873 - November 21, 1945) was an American novelist who portrayed the changing world of the contemporary south.

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    I have watched ... many literary fashions shoot up and blossom, and then fade and drop.... Yet with the many that I have seen come and go, I have never yet encountered a mode of thinking that regarded itself as simply a changing fashion, and not as an infallible approach to the right culture.
    Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945)

    The country needs the political work of women to-day as much as it has ever needed woman in any other work at any other time.
    —J. Ellen Foster (1840–1910)

    My first reading of Tolstoy affected me as a revelation from heaven, as the trumpet of the judgment. What he made me feel was not the desire to imitate, but the conviction that imitation was futile.
    —Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945)