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The Shirley Letters

From the Calfornia Mines, 1851-1852

by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Heyday Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - U.S.,
  • Women,
  • Physicians" spouses,
  • Dame,,
  • California - Local History,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History,
  • Mining camps,
  • History: American,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Clappe, Louise Amelia Knapp Smith,
  • 19th century,
  • Shirley,,
  • 1819-1906,
  • California,
  • Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMarlene Smith-Baranzini (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8715259M
    ISBN 101890771007
    ISBN 109781890771003

    "The Lottery" is a short story written by Shirley Jackson, first published in the J issue of The New Yorker. It has been described as "one of the most famous short stories in the history of American literature".. The story describes a fictional small town in contemporary America, which observes an annual rite known as "the lottery", in which a member of the community is Author: Shirley Jackson. The Shirley Letters from the California Mines, by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Anne of Windy Poplars —published as Anne of Windy Willows in the UK, Australia, and Japan—is an epistolary novel by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery. First published in by McClelland and Stewart, it details Anne Shirley 's experiences over three years teaching at a high school in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The novel features a Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery. The Shirley letters for which Louise is so well known were written between September and November She authored a total of twenty-three letters, all addressed to her sister Molly. Throughout the years there have been multiple editions of her letters in : Louise Amelia Knapp Clappe, J , .

    : The Shirley Letters from the California Mines, () by Clappe, Louise Amelia Knapp Smith and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Get this from a library! The Shirley letters: being letters written in from the California mines. [Shirley, Dame] -- Twenty-three letters originally published serially in The Pioneer: or, California monthly magazine, Jan. Dec. First published in book form in under title: The Shirley letters from.


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The Shirley letters from California mines in Author: Shirley File Size: 9MB. The Shirley Letters book Shirley Letters: From the California Mines, ,edited with introduction by Marlene Smith-Baranzini, Heyday Books, Berkeley, Calif.,$ paperback.

Here once again are the 23 letters that were written in by Louise (“Dame Shirley”) Clapp, the wife of a gold-camp doctor, to one of her : Historynet Staff. "The Shirley Letters is superb reading!"—The Midwest Book Review.

About the Author and Editor. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith was born in New Jersey in The Herald first published Louise's letters and poems in under the pseudonym of Dame Shirley. She went on to become a well-respected schoolteacher and a. The Shirley letters () is the book edition of a series of letters written by Mrs.

Clappe to her sister in and They were first published under the pseudonym of "Dame Shirley" in the Pioneer magazine, The introduction by Carl I. Wheat offers a lively description of Dame Shirley and the recent discoveries about her two sets of letters, those in the Marysville Herald of and the later ones printed in The Pioneer or California Monthly Magazine in andand the importance of her correspondence in picturing the West and the gold diggings she knew.

The letters were published under her elegant pen name of “Dame Shirley” rather than her married name. Her letters rightly receive such high acclaim not only for featuring a woman’s viewpoint but also for recording in beautifully crafted language a realistic picture of life in the mines.

The film uses lines from those actual letters, and Vallelonga said that while some of the incidents from his father and Dr. Shirley’s relationship are rearranged, nothing is. When Shirley Jackson’s story “The Lottery” was first published, in the Jissue of this magazine, Miriam Friend was a young mother living in Roselle, New Jersey, with her husband Author: Ruth Franklin.

The Shirley Letters from California Mines in ; Being a Series of Twenty-Three Letters from Dame Shirley (Mtrs. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe) to Her Sister in Massachusetts and Now Reprinted from the Pioneer Magazine ofwith Synopses.

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The Shirley Letters, written in the pioneer days of andwere hailed throughout the country as the first-born of California literature. Shirley Letters Letters From the California Mines by Clappe, Louise (Dame Shirley) (Wheat, Carl I. Intro & Notes) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Buy a cheap copy of The Shirley Letters: From the Calfornia book by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe.

_The Shirley Letters_, written from the mining camps in andare something valuable and rare?a portrait by a woman of an era dominated by men. They offer Free shipping over $/5(5). The letter was written to Clapp’s sister, Molly, in Massachusetts, but was subsequently published as one of a series of twenty-three in the Pioneer, a California literary magazine.

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Read The Shirley Letters from California Mines infree online version of the book by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe, on Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe's The Shirley Letters from California Mines in consists of 23 parts for. It was at this point that Louise chose the name “Shirley” as her pen name.

Dame Shirley wrote a series of 23 letters to her sister Mary Jane (also known as Molly) in Massachusetts in and.