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The sorrows of fat city : a selection of literary essays and reviews

Author: George Garrett
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sorrows of Fat City is a representative sampling of critical literary essays written by George Garrett and published between 1957 and 1990. One of America's most accomplished and highly acclaimed writers, poet and novelist Garrett has been writing book reviews and critical essays since the outset of his career. In this volume, he treats several subjects including the Elizabethans, writers who have influenced
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Reviews
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Garrett
ISBN: 0872497887 9780872497887 0872497895 9780872497894
OCLC Number: 24430119
Description: ix, 331 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Dreaming with Adam: notes on imaginary history --
Why they left home and what they were looking for --
Fire and freshness: a matter of style in The Great Gatsby --
The major poetry of Joyce Cary --
Whatever wishful thinking may wish: the example of James Gould Cozzens --
The good influence of John Ciardi --
The recent poetry of Robert Penn Warren --
Warren's poetry: some things we ought to be thinking about --
John Cheever and the charms of innocence: the craft of The Wapshot Scandal --
To do right in a bad world: Saul Bellow's Herzog --
Morris the magician: a look at In Orbit --
An amoebaean contest where nobody loses: the Ecolues of Virgil translated by David R. Slavitt. Southern literature here and now --
An examination of the poetry of William Faulkner --
Faulkner's early literary criticism --
The influence of William Faulkner --
Afterword to The Road to Glory --
"Fix my hair, Jack": the dark side of Faulkner's jokes --
"When I showed him the check, he asked if it was legal": what William Faulkner got and gave us from pop culture.
Responsibility: George P. Garrett.
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The Sorrows of Fat City is a representative sampling of critical literary essays written by George Garrett and published between 1957 and 1990. One of America's most accomplished and highly acclaimed writers, poet and novelist Garrett has been writing book reviews and critical essays since the outset of his career. In this volume, he treats several subjects including the Elizabethans, writers who have influenced him, the work of William Faulkner, Southern literature, and.

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