Picture of author.

Emma Donoghue

Autor(a) de Quarto

39+ Works 30,101 Membros 1,753 Reviews 42 Favorited

About the Author

Emma Donoghue was born on October 24, 1969 in Dublin, Ireland. She received her BA degree from the University College Dublin and PhD in English from University of Cambridge. Her first novel was Stir. Her next novel was Hood which won the 1997 American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual mostrar mais Book Award for Literature. Her novel Slammerkin was a finalist in the 2001 Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Fiction. The Sealed Letter, published in 2008, is a work of historical fiction. This work was the joint winner of the 2009 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction. She continued writing several award winning novels including Room which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in September 2010. Some of her other works include Astray, Three and a Half Deaths, and Frog Music. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: Emma Donoghue © Mark Raynes Roberts, 2015.

Séries

Obras de Emma Donoghue

Quarto (2010) 14,287 cópias
Slammerkin (2000) 2,486 cópias
The Wonder (2016) 2,303 cópias
The Pull of the Stars (2020) 1,550 cópias
Frog Music (2014) 1,464 cópias
The Sealed Letter (2008) 897 cópias
Life Mask (2004) 809 cópias
Astray (2012) 735 cópias
Akin (2019) 593 cópias
Hood (1995) 481 cópias
Stir-Fry (1994) 446 cópias
Haven (2022) 430 cópias
Landing (2007) 377 cópias
The Lotterys Plus One (2017) 279 cópias
Learned by Heart (2023) 235 cópias
Touchy Subjects (2006) 221 cópias
Room [2015 film] (2016) — Screenwriter/Original book — 111 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Lesbian Short Stories (1999) — Editor — 95 cópias
Poems Between Women (1997) — Editor — 92 cópias
The Lotterys More or Less (2018) 59 cópias
We Are Michael Field (1998) 54 cópias
Halfway to Free (2020) 39 cópias
Three and a Half Deaths (2011) 11 cópias
Signatories (2016) 5 cópias
Ihme (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
Prevtelenie 1 exemplar(es)
Vanitas 1 exemplar(es)
The Hunt {short fiction} (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
The Tale of the Skin 1 exemplar(es)
Donoghue, Emma Archive 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Patience and Sarah (1969) — Introdução, algumas edições775 cópias
Like a Charm: A Novel in Voices (2004) — Contribuinte — 317 cópias
Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre (2016) — Contribuinte — 298 cópias
The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories (1993) — Contribuinte — 296 cópias
Time After Time (1983) — Introdução, algumas edições272 cópias
Ladies' Night at Finbar's Hotel (1999) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity (2009) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias
This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work (2004) — Contribuinte — 160 cópias
Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel (2022) — Contribuinte — 152 cópias
The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction (1999) — Contribuinte — 151 cópias
The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction (1999) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
Granta 135: New Irish Writing (2014) — Contribuinte — 72 cópias
Hers³: Brilliant New Fiction by Lesbian Writers (1999) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Love & Sex (2001) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias
Best Lesbian Erotica 2007 (2006) — Introdução — 67 cópias
Furies: Stories of the wicked, wild and untamed (2023) — Contribuinte — 59 cópias
The Oxford Book of Historical Stories (1994) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
The Anchor Book of New Irish Writing (2000) — Contribuinte — 39 cópias
Diva Book of Short Stories (2000) — Contribuinte — 32 cópias
No Margins: Canadian Fiction in Lesbian (2006) — Contribuinte — 31 cópias
Circa 2000: Lesbian Fiction at the Millennium (2000) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
New Irish Short Stories (2011) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
The Art of the Glimpse: 100 Irish Short Stories (2020) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
Groundswell: The Second Diva Book of Short Stories (2002) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
Red: The Waterstones Anthology (2012) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Out of Line: Women on the Verge of a Breakthrough — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

Etiquetado

18th century (144) 19th century (145) 2011 (167) abduction (280) abuse (208) anthology (240) audiobook (141) captivity (186) contemporary fiction (164) crime (124) ebook (211) England (200) fairy tales (153) family (210) fantasy (176) fiction (3,393) historical (303) historical fiction (1,186) Ireland (489) Irish (191) Irish literature (116) kidnapping (354) Kindle (178) lesbian (482) lgbt (160) LGBTQ (148) library (126) literature (124) mystery (146) novel (341) own (171) prostitution (146) queer (177) read (323) short stories (695) survival (142) suspense (121) to-read (2,558) unread (189) women (164)

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1969-10-24
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Ireland (Birth)
Canada
Local de nascimento
Dublin, Ireland
Locais de residência
Dublin, Ireland
London, Ontario, Canada
England, UK
New York, New York, USA
Educação
University College Dublin (BA)
University of Cambridge (PhD)
Ocupação
playwright
novelist
literary historian
teacher
scriptwriter
Relacionamentos
Donoghue, Denis (father)
Roulston, Christine (life partner)
Pequena biografia
Born in Dublin, Ireland, in October 1969, I am the youngest of eight children of Frances and Denis Donoghue (the literary critic). I attended Catholic convent schools in Dublin, apart from one eye-opening year in New York at the age of ten. In 1990 I earned a first-class honours BA in English and French from University College Dublin (unfortunately, without learning to actually speak French). I moved to England, and in 1997 received my PhD (on the concept of friendship between men and women in eighteenth-century English fiction) from the University of Cambridge. From the age of 23, I have earned my living as a writer, and have been lucky enough to never have an ‘honest job’ since I was sacked after a single summer month as a chambermaid. After years of commuting between England, Ireland, and Canada, in 1998 I settled in London, Ontario, where I live with Christine Roulston and our son Finn (12) and daughter Una (9).

Membros

Discussions

May 2019: Emma Donoghue em Monthly Author Reads (Junho 2019)
Room by Emma Henderson em Orange January/July (Junho 2012)

Resenhas

The story was fine, but it felt clunky to read. There was a lack of punctuation, giving it the feel of a run on sentence at times.
 
Marcado
sawcat | outras 92 resenhas | Apr 8, 2024 |
I loved being immersed in the setting of an all-girls' boarding school in York in the early 1800's. As a graduate of an all-women's college, I find that, in many ways, some things have not changed--from deep friendships to classroom banter.

This is the story of Eliza Raine and Anne Lister. Best friends and then lovers, this unlikely pair are the readers' guide through their world of girls' education, marital and societal expectations, and family dynamics. Eliza is Indian, the daughter of an Englishmen who passed away when she was a child. Her dark skin made her stand out among her pale classmates. Always self-conscious of her ethnicity and illegitimate parentage, Eliza was an "exotic" match to Anne's boyish enthusiasm and mischief.

While a love story at its core, LEARNED BY HEART is also a story of sadness and broken hearts. Eliza is a character that won't soon leave my heart. I hope someone picks this story up and makes a movie out of it!
… (mais)
 
Marcado
mrstreme | outras 10 resenhas | Apr 5, 2024 |
3.5 stars. Good exploration of ideas on what it means to find and live your spiritual truth: what is important, what can be done without, and how to be merciful to others and yourself.

I liked this slow cooker, exploring ideas of philosophy and theology- until 14 pages to the end. The author threw away much of what had been built up and seemed to just take a flashy off ramp. Instead of having the monks go through with thoughts and emotions, the author decides that an unnecessary twist and more unnecessary talk needs to lead to the end... disappointing. But glad of the end.… (mais)
½
 
Marcado
kparr | outras 32 resenhas | Apr 1, 2024 |
I loved the concept of this book much more than the execution. Old fairy tales are weaved one into another, each one with a significant modern twist. However, the novelty got old really quickly and I felt cheated.
It was almost as Donoghue tried too hard to make these stories work. No, just because you make a character lesbian doesn't give a story any value. The writing is often too simplistic and the power of the original fairy tales is lost.
 
Marcado
ZeljanaMaricFerli | outras 40 resenhas | Mar 4, 2024 |

Listas

Prêmios

You May Also Like

Associated Authors

Ali Smith Contributor
Mary Dorcey Contributor
Susan Hampton Contributor
Dale Gunthorp Contributor
Jane DeLynn Contributor
Marion Douglas Contributor
Dorothy Allison Contributor
Marnie Woodrow Contributor
Madelyn Arnold Contributor
Christine Crow Contributor
Sigrid Nielsen Contributor
Elise D'Haene Contributor
Michelene Wandor Contributor
Aileen La Tourette Contributor
Ingrid MacDonald Contributor
Jenifer Levin Contributor
Anna Livia Contributor
Elizabeth A. Lynn Contributor
Rebecca Brown Contributor
Patricia Duncker Contributor
Sara Maitland Contributor
Jane Rule Contributor
Jane Harris Contributor
Shani Mootoo Contributor
Tanith Lee Contributor
Anne Cameron Contributor
Shay Youngblood Contributor
Annamarie Jagose Contributor
Michèle Roberts Contributor
Annie Hindle Contributor
Thelma Tyfield Contributor
Eva Gore-Booth Contributor
Elizabeth Moody Contributor
Anna Seward Contributor
Dora Greenwell Contributor
Sophie Jewett Contributor
Eliza Cobbe Contributor
Katherine Philips Contributor
Helen Hay Whitney Contributor
Marjorie Pickthall Contributor
Elizabeth Daryush Contributor
Frances Kemble Contributor
Isa Blagden Contributor
Elizabeth Hands Contributor
Mary Masters Contributor
Anne Killigrew Contributor
Mary Mollineux Contributor
Eliza Robertson Contributor
Emily Dickinson Contributor
Elizabeth Teft Contributor
Naomi Replansky Contributor
Natalie Barney Contributor
Sarah Ponsonby Contributor
Alice V. Stuart Contributor
Violet Fane Contributor
Georgiana Spencer Contributor
Emily Hickey Contributor
Louise Guiney Contributor
Antoinette Scudder Contributor
Mary Coleridge Contributor
Dorothy Wellesley Contributor
Audre Lorde Contributor
Charlotte Lennox Contributor
Amy Levy Contributor
Pat Parker Contributor
Daphne Marlatt Contributor
Cheryl Clarke Contributor
Suniti Namjoshi Contributor
Amy Lowell Contributor
Gertrude Stein Contributor
May Swenson Contributor
Michael Field Contributor
Maureen Duffy Contributor
Olga Broumas Contributor
May Sarton Contributor
Dorothy Wordsworth Contributor
Elsa Gidlow Contributor
Sara Teasdale Contributor
Dionne Brand Contributor
Margaret Fuller Contributor
Minnie Bruce Pratt Contributor
Jackie Kay Contributor
Marilyn Hacker Contributor
Judy Grahn Contributor
Carol Ann Duffy Contributor
Christina Rossetti Contributor
Aphra Behn Contributor
Adrienne Rich Contributor
Jane Chambers Contributor
Elizabeth Thomas Contributor
Alice Cary Contributor
Edith Thomas Contributor
Sydney Owenson Contributor
Florence Converse Contributor
Caroline Clive Contributor
Brenda Brooks Contributor
Annie Fields Contributor
Emily Brontë Contributor
Anne Grant Contributor
Lesbia Harford Contributor
Ruth Pitter Contributor
Charlotte Mew Contributor
Valentine Ackland Contributor
Gillian Hanscombe Contributor
Dorothy Livesay Contributor
Adah Isaacs Menken Contributor
Helen Hunt Jackson Contributor
H.D. Contributor
E. Nesbit Contributor
Rosa Mulholland Contributor
Jane Barker Contributor
Ursula Bethell Contributor
Mathilde Blind Contributor
Suzanne Toren Narrator
Ewa Borówka Translator
Negica Glasnovik Translator
Yu So-yŏng Translator
Ellen Archer Narrator
Armin Gontermann Translator
Virginie Buhl Translator
Manon Smits Translator
Tea Mejak Translator
Dingqi Zhang Translator
Kimberly Glyder Cover designer
Kate Lock Narrator
Emma Lowe Narrator
Sarah Wood Cover designer
Rebecca Alsberg Translator
Maggie Mash Narrator
Jilly Bond Narrator
Beth Middleworth Cover designer
Aidan Kelly Narrator
Samira Wiley Narrator

Estatísticas

Obras
39
Also by
31
Membros
30,101
Popularidade
#669
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
1,753
ISBNs
560
Idiomas
23
Favorito
42

Tabelas & Gráficos