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Collected stories and other writings

Author: Katherine Anne Porter; Darlene Harbour Unrue
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam, ©2008.
Series: Library of America, 186.
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A complete volume of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author's short stories includes a selection of definitive essays as gathered from her 1952 collection, The Days Before, as well as additional works from her early and later years.
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Anne Porter; Darlene Harbour Unrue
ISBN: 9781598530292 1598530291
OCLC Number: 223800837
Notes: Darlene Harbour Unrue is the editor of the this volume. -- Prelim.
Description: xii, 1093 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The collected stories. Go little book ; Flowering Judas and other stories (María Concepción ; Virgin Violeta ; The martyr ; Magic ; Rope ; He ; Theft ; That tree ; The jilting of Granny Weatherall ; Flowering Judas ; The cracked looking-glass ; Hacienda) ; Pale horse, pale rider (Old mortality ; Noon wine ; Pale horse, pale rider) ; The leaning tower and other stories (The old order ; The source ; The journey ; The witness ; The circus ; The last leaf ; The fig tree ; The grave ; The downward path to wisdom ; A day's work ; Holiday ; The leaning tower) --
Essays, reviews and other writings. "I needed both" ; Critical (The days before ; Reflections on Willa Cather ; A note on The troll garden ; Gertrude Stein : three views ("Everybody is a real one" ; Second wind ; The wooden umbrella) ; "It is hard to stand in the middle" ; Eudora Welty and A curtain of green ; The wingèd skull ; On a criticism of Thomas Hardy ; E.M. Forster ; Virginia Woolf ; D.H. Lawrence (Quetzalcoatl ; A wreath for the gamekeeper) ; "The laughing heat of the sun" ; The art of Katherine Mansfield ; The hundredth role ; Dylan Thomas ("A death of days" ; "A fever chart" ; "In the morning of the poet") ; A most lively genius ; Orpheus in Purgatory ; In memoriam (Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939) ; James Joyce (1882-1941) ; Sylvia Beach (1887-1962) ; Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964))) ; Personal and particular (On writing (My first speech ; "I must write from memory" ; No plot, my dear, no story ; "Writing cannot be taught") ; The situation of the writer (The situation in American writing ; Transplanted writers ; The international exchange of writers) ; The author on her work (No masters or teachers ; On "Flowering Judas" ; "The only reality" ; "Noon wine" : the sources) ; Notes on the Texas I remember ; Portrait : Old South ; A Christmas story ; Audubon's happy land ; The flower of flowers ; A note on Pierre-Joseph Redouté ; A house of my own ; The necessary enemy ; "Marriage is belonging" ; A defense of Circe ; St. Augustine and the bullfight ; Act of faith : 4 July 1942 ; The future is now ; The never-ending wrong) ; Mexican (Why I write about Mexico ; Reports from Mexico City, 1920-1922 (The new man and the new order ; The Fiesta of Guadalupe ; The funeral of General Benjamín Hill ; Children of Xochitl ; The Mexican trinity ; Where presidents have no friends) ; In a Mexican patio ; Leaving the Petate ; The charmed life ; Corridos ; Sor Juana : a portrait of the poet ; Notes on the life and death of a hero ; A Mexican chronicle, 1920-1943 (Blasco Ibanez on "Mexico in revolution" ; Paternalism and the Mexican problem ; La Conquistadora ; ¡Ay, Que Chamaco! ; Old gods and new messiahs ; Diego Rivera (These pictures must be seen ; Rivera's personal revolution) ; Parvenu ; History on the wing ; Thirty long years of revolution)) ; Autobiographical (About the author ; The land that is nowhere).
Series Title: Library of America, 186.
Other Titles: Works.
Collected stories & other writings
Responsibility: Katherine Anne Porter.
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A complete volume of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author's short stories includes a selection of definitive essays as gathered from her 1952 collection, The Days Before, as well as additional works from her early and later years.

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