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The fiction of Ellen Gilchrist : an appreciation

Author: Brad Hooper
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
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Winner of the National Book Award for her short story collection Victory Over Japan, Ellen Gilchrist has entertained audiences with her vivid fictional portraits of strong women, eccentric lives, and the difficulties of love and life. Known both for her short fiction and her novels, Gilchrist has been awarded several honors throughout her career, and her work continues to receive both critical and popular acclaim.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hooper, Brad.
Fiction of Ellen Gilchrist.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(DLC) 2004028070
(OCoLC)57169978
Named Person: Ellen Gilchrist; Ellen Gilchrist; Ellen Gilchrist; Ellen Gilchrist; Ellen Gilchrist
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Hooper
ISBN: 9780313049422 0313049424
OCLC Number: 522654678
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (167 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Gilchrist's short story debut (In the land of dreamy dreams) --
Gilchrist's first novel (The Annunciation) --
Short story successes (Victory over Japan, drunk with love) --
Slight of hand (The Anna papers, I cannot get you close enough) --
More visits with recurrent characters (Light can be both wave and particle) --
Two hits and a miss (Net of jewels, Starcarbon, Anabasis) --
Hitting her stride in stories and novels (Age of miracles, Rhoda, Courts of love, Sarah Conley) --
Even more story collections (Flights of angels, The cabal and other stories) --
Ellen Gilchrist's contribution and further evidence of her talent (Collected stories and I, Rhoda Manning, Go hunting with my daddy).
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Known both for her short fiction and her novels, Gilchrist has been awarded several honors throughout her career. This book examines her fiction, book by book, and offers an appreciation of her craft  Read more...

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