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Sight-readings : American fictions

Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses Edith Wharton, Margaret Fuller, Gertrude Stein, John Cheever, John Updike, Philip Roth, Joan Didion, Richard Ford, Katherine Anne Porter, Edmund Wilson, Norman Mailer, Mary McCarthy, Elizabeth Bishop, Nadine Gordimer, Djuna Barnes, and Henry James.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardwick, Elizabeth.
Sight-readings.
New York : Random House, c1998
(OCoLC)605437006
Named Person: Edith Wharton; Henry James; Margaret Fuller; Gertrude Stein; Djuna Barnes; John Cheever; John Updike; Philip Roth; Joan Didion; Richard Ford; Katherine Anne Porter; Vachel Lindsay; Edgar Lee Masters; Edmund Wilson; Norman Mailer; Mary McCarthy; Elizabeth Bishop; Truman Capote; Nadine Gordimer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Hardwick
ISBN: 0375501274 9780375501272
OCLC Number: 37721313
Description: 284 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Mrs. Wharton in New York --
On Washington Square --
The genius of Margaret Fuller --
Gertrude Stein --
The fate of the gifted --
Cheever, or, The ambiguities --
Citizen Updike --
Paradise lost : Philip Roth --
In the wasteland : Joan Didion --
Reckless people : Richard Ford --
Katherine Anne Porter --
Wind from the prairie --
Edmund Wilson --
Norman Mailer : the teller and the tape --
Mary McCarthy in New York --
The magical prose of poets : Elizabeth Bishop --
Tru confessions --
Something out there : Nadine Gordimer.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Hardwick.
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Discusses Edith Wharton, Margaret Fuller, Gertrude Stein, John Cheever, John Updike, Philip Roth, Joan Didion, Richard Ford, Katherine Anne Porter, Edmund Wilson, Norman Mailer, Mary McCarthy, Elizabeth Bishop, Nadine Gordimer, Djuna Barnes, and Henry James.

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