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The uncollected writings of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Rodger L Tarr; Brent E Kinser
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2007.
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"From her first awkward poems and stories, to her finely crafted essays as a newspaper and feature writer, to her Florida Period highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize for The Yearling in 1939, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings became, in the words of Margaret Mitchell, America's "born perfect storyteller." Arguing that Rawlings has been underestimated and underappreciated as one of the great American writers, Tarr and Kinser  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Rodger L Tarr; Brent E Kinser
ISBN: 0813030277 9780813030272
OCLC Number: 70483423
Description: xix, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Juvenilia : 1910-1914 --
University of Wisconsin : 1914-1918 --
The Newspaper Years : 1919-1928 --
Florida : 1928-1953.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Rodger L. Tarr and Brent E. Kinser.
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Arguing that Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was underestimated and underappreciated as one of the great American writers, this book presents the work that contributed to her once stellar position as a hero  Read more...

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"Rawlings emerges here as a confident, robust, and engaged writer, whose strong feelings for her neighbors, Florida's landscape and animals, and above all, the art of writing animate every page. Read more...

 
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