Criticism, interpretation, etc
Severson, Marilyn S.
James A. Michener.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
|提及的人：||James A Michener; James Albert Michener; James A Michener|
Marilyn S Severson
|ISBN:||031300840X 9780313008405 0313295387 9780313295386|
|複製注釋：||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|描述：||1 online resource (xi, 199 pages).|
|詳述：||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.|
|内容：||Preliminaries; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 His Home; 2 Michener's Fiction An Overview; 3 The Fires of Spring 1949; 4 Hawaii 1959; 5 Centennial 1974; 6 Chesapeake 1978; 7 The Covenant 1980; 8 Space 1982; 9 Texas 1985; 10 Alaska 1988; 11 Miracle in Seville 1995; Bibliography; Index.|
|叢書名：||Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.|
|責任：||Marilyn S. Severson.|
In a career writing fiction that spans more than 40 years, James A. Michener has refined the art of telling an engrossing story while presenting massive amounts of factual information. His narratives are characterized by an acute sense of place and important themes such as human tolerance, the relationship between human beings and their environment, and the value of human courage and hard work. This study is the first to assess and analyze his fictional work in more than ten years and discusses his recent fiction, as well as his important historical fiction. The work features a biographical ch.