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Place in American fiction

Author: Harold L Weatherby; George Core; Walter Sullivan
Publisher: Columbia and London : University of Missouri Press, cop. 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Essay : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays devoted to the centrality of place in the short stories and novels of some of the twentieth century's most famous American writers was conceived as a way to honor the life  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold L Weatherby; George Core; Walter Sullivan
ISBN: 0826215637 9780826215635
OCLC Number: 493467526
Notes: In honor of Walter Sullivan.
Description: 1 vol. (xi-265 p.) : jaquette ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Golden Ball of Thread by George Core Thoughts an Fictional Places by Louis D. Rubin, Jr.; II; Excursions; Places We Have Come From, Places We Have Been by George Garrett; The Delta by Charles East; One Writer's Sense of Place by Elizabeth Spencer; Place in My Fiction by Martha Hall; Imagination in My Place by Wendell Berry; III; Explorations 1: Place in Modern Southern Fiction Faulkner's Wilderness by H. L. Weatherby; Place in Katherme Anne Porter's Miranda Stories by William Pratt; Place in Robert Penn Warren's Life and Work by Joseph Blotner; The Outside of the Inside: The Vision of Time and Place in Eudora Welty by Lewis P. Simpson; Eudora Welty's Sense of Place by Denis Donoghue; IV; Explorations 2: Place in Modern Fiction outside the South St. Paul Boy by Scott Donaldson; Purgatory in the Midwest: The White Martyrdom of Urban Roche by Robert Benson; Wallace Stegner's Lyrical Realism by Thomas Bontly Early Updike; Wandering in the Fields of the Lord by Pat C. Hoy II; V; Explorations 3: The Achievement of Walter Sullivan; Places and Spaces in the Fiction of Walter Sullivan by Martha E. Cook; Walter Sullivan: A Profile by George Core; VI; Winter in the Mountains (a poem) by David Middleton
Other Titles: Mélanges.
Responsibility: edited by H. L. Weatherby and George Core.

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