woolson Coming in February 2016 from W. W. Norton:

  • Constance Fenimore Woolson: Portrait of a Lady Novelist

The first biography of this important writer, whose life and work have been overshadowed by her friendship with Henry James.

  • Miss Grief and Other Stories

A collection of some of Woolson’s best stories, including “Miss Grief,” the powerful story of a starving woman writer trying to gain the acceptance of the male-dominated literary elite. Six other stories–set in the Great Lakes, the U.S. South, and Europe–convey her concern over environmental degradation, her interest in those who are overlooked and misjudged, as well as her careful craft and tremendous variety as a writer.




 Anne Boyd Rioux is a professor of English and the author and editor of four books. Read more.

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