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Howard Fast : a critical companion

Author: Andrew Macdonald
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Howard Fast, one of the most prolific American writers of the 20th century, has enjoyed wide popularity for his writing and suffered from great notoriety for his politics, but has never been given full credit for his contribution to the essential tales of American culture, the American Revolution, and immigrant acculturation. Although his novels have sold close to eighty million copies, this is the first book-length  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Macdonald, Andrew, 1942-
Howard Fast.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(DLC) 95050458
(OCoLC)33862185
Named Person: Howard Fast; Howard Fast
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Macdonald
ISBN: 1573566470 9781573566476
OCLC Number: 77560881
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 201 pages) : illustrations.
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: Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Howard Fast: An American Life; 2. Literary Background: American Gadfly; 3. Citizen Tom Paine (1944); 4. Freedom Road (1944); 5. Spartacus (1951); 6. April Morning (1961); 7. The Immigrants Series (1977-1985); 8. Seven Days in June (1994); 9. The Bridge Builder's Story (1995); Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Andrew Macdonald.
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This critical study of Howard Fast begins with a biographical chapter linking his life and works to show how he transmuted his experience into fiction. A chapter on literary background discusses  Read more...

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