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Richard Yates up close : the writer and his works

Author: M J Naparsteck
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Richard Yates has been referred to as American's least known great writer. Today he's known primarily for the novel Revolutionary Road, considered by many as the greatest American novel of the second half of the twentieth century. This critical study examines the life and work of Yates by placing his body of work in cultural and personal context"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Yates; Richard Yates; Richard Yates
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Naparsteck
ISBN: 9780786460595 0786460598
OCLC Number: 682891163
Description: x, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Appreciating Richard Yates --
The autobiographical nature of Yates's fiction : Order of occurrence ; Richard Yates : a nonfiction biography --
The inevitability of unhappiness: Revolutionary Road : Yates and Hollywood --
The lies of Richard Yates: Eleven kinds of loneliness --
War interrupted: a special providence : Rethinking a near classic --
The depths of transition: disturbing the peace : At the crossroads with Dick Yates --
The possibilities of redemption: The Easter parade : Yates and homosexuality --
Static and memory: a good school : The perfect game --
Cruelty and optimism: Liars in love --
The artist ages: Young hearts crying : The critic --
Hope for the youngest: Cold Spring Harbor : Uncertain times --
The collected stories : The uncollected stories--
Rethinking Richard Yates --
Appendix 1. Lie down in darkness - Appendix 2. Alternative years --
Appendix 3. "The world on fire."
Responsibility: Martin Naparsteck.

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"Richard Yates has been referred to as American's least known great writer. Today he's known primarily for the novel Revolutionary Road, considered by many as the greatest American novel of the second half of the twentieth century. This critical study examines the life and work of Yates by placing his body of work in cultural and personal context"--Provided by publisher.

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