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Katherine Anne Porter : a sense of the times

Autore: Janis P Stout
Editore: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1995.
Serie: Minds of the new South.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Katherine Anne Porter's life closely paralleled that of her century not only in its span (1890-1980) but in its interests and contradictions. A communist sympathizer who became a quasi fascist; a cosmopolitan who embraced southern agrarianism, a femme fatale whose writings nonetheless evince feminist feeling, Porter embodied, often at their extremes, the major currents of her time and ours. In this new biography  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
Biographies
Persona incaricata: Katherine Anne Porter; Katherine Anne Porter; Katherine Anne Porter; Katherine Anne Porter; Katherine Anne Porter
Tipo materiale: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Janis P Stout
ISBN: 0813915686 9780813915685
Numero OCLC: 31412014
Descrizione: xviii, 381 pages, [22] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 1. A Career as Big as Texas --
2. Establishing an Identity --
3. Politics and Art in the Radical Twenties --
4. The Harvest of Mexico --
5. "between two wars in a falling world" --
6. Among the Agrarians --
7. From Radical to Moderate: Pulling Back to the Center --
8. The Issue of Gender --
9. Ship of Fools and the Problem of Genre --
10. Porter as Reader and as Critic --
11. Artistry and Achievement --
12. "a free, intransigent, dissenting mind."
Titolo della serie: Minds of the new South.
Responsabilità: Janis P. Stout.

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Katherine Anne Porter's life (1890-1980) closely parallelled that of her century, not only in its span but in its interests and contradictions. She was a Communist sympathiser who later became  Per saperne di più…

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