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Kaye Gibbons : a critical companion

Author: Mary Jean DeMarr
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born to a tobacco farmer in rural North Carolina, Kaye Gibbons found her literary voice by speaking through the strong southern women who inhabit her novels. While concentrating on the places and people she knows well, Gibbons has managed to speak for people who struggle to find their own place, wherever they are, and her books have reached a worldwide audience. Whether for students assigned to read Ellen Foster or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DeMarr, Mary Jean, 1932-
Kaye Gibbons.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002032071
(OCoLC)50447896
Named Person: Kaye Gibbons; Kaye Gibbons; Kaye Gibbons
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jean DeMarr
ISBN: 0313052751 9780313052750
OCLC Number: 57424490
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 156 pages).
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; 1. Kaye Gibbons: Life and Works; 2. Genres and Patterns; 3. Ellen Foster (1987); 4. A Virtuous Woman (1989); 5. A Cure for Dreams (1991); 6. Charms for the Easy Life (1993); 7. Sights Unseen (1995); 8. On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon (1998); Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Mary Jean DeMarr.

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Born to a tobacco farmer in rural North Carolina, Kaye Gibbons found her literary voice by speaking through the strong southern women who inhabit her novels. While concentrating on the places and people she knows well, Gibbons has managed to speak for people who struggle to find their own place, wherever they are, and her books have reached a worldwide audience. Whether for students assigned to read Ellen Foster or for lovers of literature, this companion--the first and only book-length study of its kind--provides insights and interpretations that will help readers enjoy and better appreciate th.

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