Books by Tillie Olsen

  • Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories: Second Edition


    Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories: Second Edition

    by Rebecca Harding Davis and Tillie Olsen - 248 pages - 1985-07-01 - The Feminist Press at CUNY

    You must read this book and let your heart be broken-*New York Times Book Review* "One of the earliest recognitions in American literature of the existence of the very poor."-Michele Murray, *National Observer* **Suggested for course use in:** 19th-century U.S. literature…

  • Silences



    by Tillie Olsen - 300 pages - 0000-00-00 - Delta/Seymour Lawrence Edition, Dell Publ.

    A study of the crucial relationship between circumstances - of sex, economic class, colour, the times and climate into which one is born - and creativity. The book draws on the lives, letters, diaries and testimonies of writers such as Melville, Hardy, Blake and Rimbaud. Tillie…

  • Yonnondio



    by Tillie Olsen - 158 pages - 1975-02-15 - Laurel

    Pillars of American literature, these two newly repackaged titles have been loved and admired by readers for decades.  Set during the Depression, *Yonnondio* : *From The Thirties* is the timeless and hauntingly timely story of the Holbrook family, struggling for a more tolerable…

  • Tell Me A Riddle


    Tell Me A Riddle

    by Tillie Olsen - 125 pages - 0000-00-00 - Dell Publishing Co.

    Four timeless fiction pieces no reader will forget: "I Stand Here Ironing"; "Hey Sailor, What Ship?"; "O Yes"; and "Tell Me A Riddle," which won the O. Henry Award as best short story of the year in 1961. Though not as a collection, theses stories have had their own enduring…