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Illumination and night glare : the unfinished autobiography of Carson McCullers

Author: Carson McCullers; C L Barney Dews
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1999.
Series: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"More than thirty years after it was written, the autobiography of Carson McCullers, Illumination and Night Glare, will be published for the first time." "Looking back over her life from a precocious childhood in Georgia to her painful decline after a series of crippling strokes, McCullers offers poignant and unabashed remembrances of her early writing success, her family attachments, a troubled marriage,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.
Illumination and night glare.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c1999
(OCoLC)607214325
Named Person: Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carson McCullers; C L Barney Dews
ISBN: 0299164403 9780299164409 0299164446 9780299164447
OCLC Number: 40783962
Description: xxii, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Illumination and Night Glare --
World War II Correspondence of Carson and Reeves McCullers --
App. I. Outline of "The Mute" --
App. II. Chronology --
App. III. Editorial Apparatus and Practices and List of Emendations and Corrections.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Other Titles: Illumination & night glare
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Carlos L. Dews.

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Published more than 30 years after it was written, this is the autobiography of Carson McCullers, one of the most gifted writers of her generation who died of a stroke at the age of 50. It looks back  Read more...

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