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George Garrett : a critical biography

Author: Casey Clabough
Publisher: Huntsville, Texas : Texas Review Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Considering George Garrett's life and work in the continuum of American literary history, it is perhaps most profitable to place him in the tradition of the now exceedingly rare Southern "man of letters"--He (or she) who embraces and produces literature in all its complexity and in multiple forms (novels, short stories, poems, plays, criticism, translation, editing, and so on). This kind of Southern writer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clabough, Casey, 1974-
George Garrett.
(DLC) 2013001580
Named Person: George Garrett; George Garrett
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Casey Clabough
ISBN: 193787513X 9781937875138
OCLC Number: 895711370
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Casey Clabough.

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Considering George Garrett's life and work in the continuum of American literary history, it is perhaps most profitable to place him in the tradition of the now exceedingly rare Southern "man of letters"--He (or she) who embraces and produces literature in all its complexity and in multiple forms (novels, short stories, poems, plays, criticism, translation, editing, and so on). This kind of Southern writer, stretching back to Edgar Allan Poe, perhaps finds its best modern examples in the Nashville-based writers of the 1920s and 1930s. Chronologically, Gar.

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"This critical biography helps to raise Garrett to his much-deserved position as one of the top luminaries of Southern literature and articulates beautifully the vast intelligence, wit, and talent of Read more...

 
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