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Thomas Wolfe : an illustrated biography

Author: Ted Mitchell
Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Pegasus Books edView all editions and formats
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Literary critics ranked him with Dickens, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Melville. His vibrant autobiographical novels Look Homeward, Angel and Of Time and the River won Thomas Wolfe the admiration of his peers, and writers as various as Kerouac, Mailer, and Vonnegut have acknowledged a debt to him. With extracts from his personal papers as well as reviews of his work and assessments of his genius, this illustrated volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas Wolfe.
New York, NY : Pegasus Books, c2006
(OCoLC)608125859
Named Person: Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Mitchell
ISBN: 1933648104 9781933648101
OCLC Number: 82131978
Description: x, 341 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Ted Mitchell.

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Literary critics ranked him with Dickens, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Melville. His vibrant autobiographical novels Look Homeward, Angel and Of Time and the River won Thomas Wolfe the admiration of his peers, and writers as various as Kerouac, Mailer, and Vonnegut have acknowledged a debt to him. With extracts from his personal papers as well as reviews of his work and assessments of his genius, this illustrated volume poignantly recounts the course of Wolfe's career and bolsters his literary reputation.--From publisher description.

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