M J Naparsteck
|描述：||x, 193 p. ; 23 cm.|
|内容：||Introduction: appreciating Richard Yates --
The autobiographical nature of Yates's fiction --
The inevitability of unhappiness: Revolutionary Road --
The lies of Richard Yates: Eleven kinds of loneliness --
War interrupted: a special providence --
The depths of transition: disturbing the peace --
The possibilities of redemption: The Easter parade --
Static and memory: a good school --
Cruelty and optimism: Liars in love --
The artist ages: Young hearts crying --
Hope for the youngest: Cold Spring Harbor --
The collected stories --
Rethinking Richard Yates.
"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.