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American novelists since World War II

Author: Jeffrey Helterman; Richard Layman
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research Co., 1978.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide career biographies of eighty American authors who either began writing novels after 1945 or have done their most important work since then; each with a list of principal works and a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Reference works
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American novelists since World War II.
Detroit : Gale Research Co., 1978
(OCoLC)682187135
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Helterman; Richard Layman
ISBN: 0810309149 9780810309142
OCLC Number: 4499656
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark book."
Description: xi, 557 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: James Rufus Agee --
Louis Auchincloss --
James Baldwin --
John Barth --
Donald Bartheleme --
Saul Bellow --
Thomas Berger --
Vance Bourjaily --
Ray Bradbury --
Richard Brautigan --
William Seward Burroughs --
Hortense Calisher --
Truman Capote --
John Cheever --
Evan S. Connell, Jr. --
Robert Coover --
Joan Didion --
E.L. Doctorow --
Stanley Elkin --
Ralph Ellison --
Irvin Faust --
Shelby Foote --
William Price Fox --
Bruce Jay Friedman --
William Gaddis --
Ernest J. Gaines --
John Gardner --
George Garrett --
William Gass --
Herbert Gold --
William Goyen --
Shirley Ann Grau --
Mark Harris --
John Hawkes --
Joseph Heller --
George V. Higgins --
Chester Himes --
James Jones --
Erica Jong --
Jack Kerouac --
Ken Kesey --
Jerzy Kosinski --
Allison Lurie --
Norman Mailer --
Bernard Malamud --
Wallace Markfield --
Mary McCarthy --
Carson McCullers --
Thomas McGuane --
Larry McMurty --
Kenneth Millar --
Steven Millhauser --
Wright Morris --
Vladimir Nabokov --
Anais Nin --
Joyce Carol Oates --
Flannery O'Connor --
Gil Orlovitz --
Walker Percy --
Reynolds Price --
James Purdy --
Thomas Pynchon --
Ishmael Reed --
Philip Roth --
J.D. Salinger --
Hubert Selby, Jr. --
Susan Sontag --
Terry Southern --
Jean Stafford --
William Styron --
Harvey Swados --
Paul Theroux --
John Updike --
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. --
Edward Lewis Wallant --
Robert Penn Warren --
Eudora Welty --
John A. Williams --
Calder Willingham, Jr. --
Richard Yates.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey Helterman and Richard Layman.

Abstract:

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide career biographies of eighty American authors who either began writing novels after 1945 or have done their most important work since then; each with a list of principal works and a bibliography.

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