Evelyn Scott (writer)
Evelyn Scott (born as Elsie Dunn January 17, 1893 – died August 3, 1963) was an American novelist, playwright and poet. A modernist and experimental writer, Scott "was a significant literary figure in the 1920s and 1930s, but she eventually sank into critical oblivion."
She sometimes wrote under the pseudonym Ernest Souza, and under her birth name, Elsie Dunn.
- The Narrow House. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1921
- Bewilderment. London: Duckworth, 1922
- Narcissus. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1922
- The Golden Door. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1925
- Ideals: a Book of Farce and Comedy. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927
- Migrations: an Arabesque in Histories. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927
- The Wave. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1929
- Blue Rum (written under the pseudonym "Ernest Souza"). New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1930
- A Calendar of Sin: American Melodramas. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931
- Eva Gay. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1933
- Breathe Upon These Slain. New York: Scribners, 1934
- Bread and a Sword. New York: Scribners, 1937
- The Shadow of the Hawk. New York: Scribners, 1941
- Precipitations. New York: Nicholas L. Brown, 1920
- The Winter Alone. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1930
- The Collected Poems of Evelyn Scott (ed. Caroline C. Maun). Orono: National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine, 2005
- Escapade. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923
- Background in Tennessee. New York: R. M. McBride, 1937
- In the Endless Sands: a Christmas Book for Boys and Girls (with C. Kay-Scott). New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1925
- Witch Perkins: a Story of the Kentucky Hills. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1929
- Billy the Maverick. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1934
- Scura, Dorothy M.; Jones, Paul C., eds. (2001). Evelyn Scott: Recovering a Lost Modernist. Univ. of Tennessee Press. p. xiii. ISBN 9781572331167.
- "Metcalfe, John" by Brian Stableford in David Pringle, St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost and Gothic Writers. London : St. James Press, 1998, ISBN 1558622063 (pp. 405-6).
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- Evelyn Scott Collection at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- Evelyn Scott Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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