The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson

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GLASGOW, Ellen Anderson Gholson, American novelist: b. Richmond, Va., 22 April 1874. She was educated privately and became prominent as an interpreter of the transition period in the Southern States after the close of the Civil War. Her works include ‘The Descendant’ (1897); ‘Phases of an Inferior Planet’ (1898); ‘The Voice of the People’ (1900); ‘The Freeman and Other Poems’ (1902); ‘The Battleground’ (1902); ‘The Deliverance’ (1904); ‘The Wheel of Life’ (1906); ‘Ancient Law’ (1908); ‘Romance of a Plain Man’ (1909); ‘The Miller of Old Church’ (1911); ‘Virginia’ (1913); ‘Gabriella’ (1916).