doorgaan naar inhoud
Presenting Chris Crutcher Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

Presenting Chris Crutcher

Auteur: Terry Davis
Uitgever: New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1997.
Serie: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 693.; Twayne's United States authors series., Young adult authors.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
Drawing on a twenty-four-year friendship with Crutcherthe two met as undergraduates at Eastern Washington State College - Davis provides readers with a superbly crafted entree to the writer and his work, the first biocritical study devoted to Crutcher.
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre/Vorm: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Davis, Terry.
Presenting Chris Crutcher.
New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1997
(OCoLC)645880116
Genoemd persoon: Chris Crutcher; Chris Crutcher; Chris Crutcher
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Terry Davis
ISBN: 0805782230 9780805782233
OCLC-nummer: 36783796
Beschrijving: xxvi, 144 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Inhoud: Lifeguard --
Cascade and beyond --
Carpentry on the keyboard --
A healing vision --
The adventures of Louie Banks --
Stotan, Stotan, all the way! --
Yes, there is this much sadness in the world --
Allegory of the Chinese handcuffs --
Succeeding in saving Sarah Byrnes --
Bo Brewster, Ironman --
The deep end: Crutcher's adult novel --
Athletic shorts.
Serietitel: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 693.; Twayne's United States authors series., Young adult authors.
Andere titels: Chris Crutcher
Verantwoordelijkheid: Terry Davis.

Fragment:

Drawing on a twenty-four-year friendship with Crutcherthe two met as undergraduates at Eastern Washington State College - Davis provides readers with a superbly crafted entree to the writer and his work, the first biocritical study devoted to Crutcher.

In a cogent style, Davis delineates the people and events shaping Crutcher's character and commitment to youth and examines each of the published works, including Crutcher's 1992 novel for adults, The Deep End. While assessing each work's plot, theme, ethical perspectives, and critical reception, Davis draws freely on a wealth of personal observations from Crutcher and on insights Davis himself has gained during their long association. Readers learn, for example, that Crutcher can do one hundred straight push-ups; that his outlook was sharply influenced by his maternal grandfather, who grew up an orphan; and that at Christmastime Crutcher asks friends to give him not gifts but money he can use to help his clients at one of Spokane's mental health centers.

Throughout, Davis employs engaging literary techniques to make his subject come alive for readers - taking readers on an imaginary motorcycle ride to visit the Idaho of Crutcher's youth, for instance, and introducing readers to Crutcher's mother, Jewell, who offers wry and telling remarks about her son. A portrait of a writer who infuses his work with physical, emotional, and intellectual energy, Presenting Chris Crutcher will appeal to young people, librarians, teachers of English and reading, and college and graduate students of adolescent literature.

Beoordelingen

Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.
Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36783796>
library:oclcnum"36783796"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/36783796>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008114018>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Young adult fiction, American--History and criticism."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008124375>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Youth--Books and reading--United States--History--20th century."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"1997"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1997"
schema:description"Drawing on a twenty-four-year friendship with Crutcherthe two met as undergraduates at Eastern Washington State College - Davis provides readers with a superbly crafted entree to the writer and his work, the first biocritical study devoted to Crutcher."@en
schema:description"Lifeguard -- Cascade and beyond -- Carpentry on the keyboard -- A healing vision -- The adventures of Louie Banks -- Stotan, Stotan, all the way! -- Yes, there is this much sadness in the world -- Allegory of the Chinese handcuffs -- Succeeding in saving Sarah Byrnes -- Bo Brewster, Ironman -- The deep end: Crutcher's adult novel -- Athletic shorts."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/614711>
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Chris Crutcher"@en
schema:name"Presenting Chris Crutcher"@en
schema:numberOfPages"144"
schema:publisher
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.