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Miller, Isabel 1924-1996

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Works: 31 works in 83 publications in 5 languages and 1,974 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Chronologies  History  Reference works  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.I39, 813.54
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Publications by Isabel Miller, published posthumously.
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Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller( Book )
21 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and German and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Set in the nineteenth century, Isabel Miller's classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White, an educated painter, and Sarah Dowling, a cross-dressing farmer, whose romantic bond does not sit well with the puritanical New England farming community in which they live. They choose to live together and love each other freely, even though they know of no precedents for their relationship; they must trust their own instincts and see beyond the disdain of their neighbors. Ultimately, they are forced to make life-changing decisions that depend on their courage and their commitment to one another
Side by side by Isabel Miller( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
By the author of Patience and Sarah ... a long-awaited novel. Lesbian lovers in New York City during the time of Stonewall
The love of good women by Isabel Miller( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
"It is the latter years of World War II. Gertrude is convinced that she should be grateful to the superior, belittling Earl for marrying her; for her children, whose respect and allegiance belong to Earl; for the demeaning circumstances of her life, which she believes would be even harsher except for Earl. Milly is the independent, sometimes willful wife of Earl's successful brother. Milly is also a self-acknowledged lesbian. Apprehensively, Gertrude takes a wartime factory job. And soon she is compelled to confront the bondage of her life. Milly's life becomes ever more entwinded with Gertrude's, and she too discovers bonds in her life: those she must break, and those she must hold dear... Two singular women during the war years, when thousands discovered the missing dimension in their lives, and a few took the first steps to escape from their domestic prisons."--Back cover
A gradual joy by Isabel Miller( Book )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
A dooryard full of flowers : and other short pieces by Isabel Miller( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Guidebook for elementary student teachers by Isabel Miller( Book )
4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Laurel by Isabel Miller( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Round shape by Isabel Miller( Book )
3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A dooryard full of flowers by Isabel Miller( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A place for us by Isabel Miller( Book )
2 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in Spanish and English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Patience & Sarah by Isabel Miller( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"Set in the 19th century, Isabel Miller's classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White, an educated painter, and Sarah Dowling, a farmer's daughter, whose romantic bond does not sit well with the puritanical New England community in which they live. They choose to live together and love each other freely, even though they know of no precedents for their relationship; they must trust their own instincts and see beyond the disdain of their neighbors."--Amazon.com
Patience & Sarah : der Klassiker mit Fortsetzung ; [Roman] by Isabel Miller( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Un lugar para nosotras by Isabel Miller( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Patience et Sarah by Isabel Miller( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Patience en Sarah by Isabel Miller( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in Dutch and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In een puriteinse boerengemeenschap in het 19e-eeuwse Amerika raken twee jonge vrouwen verliefd op elkaar en proberen met veel moed en doorzettingsvermogen een eigen leven op te bouwen
A political chronology of the Middle East ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Provides chronologies of each of the countries of the region charting the political development of each nation
A political chronology of Central, South and East Asia ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This work provides chronologies profiling the major events of each country within the Asian region
Patience and Sarah ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than story. It depends on the surprise of transformation rather than the logic of psychological narrative. It straddles the line between performance and theater, exploiting theatricality while exposing the pretense. It is about a community of outsiders, queers, eccentrics. It is feminist because it encourages the imaginative potential in everyone and lesbian because it takes the presence of lesbian on stage as a given.' Their vaudevillian satirical gender-bending performances have received numerous awards, including a Jane Chamber award and four Village Voice OBIE awards. Their collection of scripts, Split Britches Feminist Performance/Lesbian Practice, edited by Sue Ellen Case, won the 1997 Lambda Literary Award for Drama. This video documents their show Patience and Sarah, an adaptation of the eponymous novel by Isabel Miller. The piece was adapted by Joyce Halliday and produced in the style of the Split Britches Company
Side by side : the autobiography of Helen Joseph by Isabel Miller( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A suggestive bibliography of "consumer" chemistry based on popular periodicals by Isabel Miller( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alma Routsong Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1924-1996)
Alma Routsong US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Isabel Miller écrivaine américaine
Routsong, Alma 1924-
Routsong, Alma 1924-1996
Languages
English (67)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
French (3)
Dutch (1)
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