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Bright book of life: American novelists and storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer.

Author: Alfred Kazin
Publisher: Boston;Bombay, Little, Brown ; Allied [1973]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; William S Burroughs; Jane Auer Bowles; Jean-Paul Sartre; James Baldwin; William Faulkner; Walker Percy; Ernest Hemingway; D H Lawrence; Malcolm X; Joyce Carol Oates; Bernard Malamud; Susan Sontag; Oscar Lewis; J D Salinger; Norman Mailer; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Truman Capote; Carson McCullers; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Thomas Pynchon; Philip Roth; Ralph Ellison; John Updike; Eudora Welty; James Joyce; Franz Kafka; Amiri Baraka; John Cheever; James Gould Cozzens; Robert Penn Warren; Katherine Anne Porter; Peter Taylor; William Styron; Kurt Vonnegut; Joan Didion; Mary McCarthy; Henry James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kazin
ISBN: 0316484180 9780316484183
OCLC Number: 533639
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Description: 334 p. 22 cm.
Contents: A dream of order: Hemingway --
The secret of the south: Faulkner to Percy --
The decline of war: Mailer to Vonnegut --
Professional observers: Cozzens to Updike --
The earthly city of the Jews: Bellow to Singer --
Cassandras: Porter to Oates --
The imagination of fact: Capote to Mailer --
Absurdity as a contemporary style: Ellison to Pynchon --
A personal sense of time: Nabokov and other exiles.

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