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The underground stream : the life and art of Caroline Gordon

Author: Nancylee Novell Jonza
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jonza draws on manuscript drafts and unpublished works and letters by Gordon as well as a significant body of her journalistic writing that was unavailable to earlier biographers. From the journalistic writing, in particular, Jonza concludes that Gordon, despite her demurrals, had a fully developed aesthetic criteria, an appreciation for regional literature, and a passion for the literary life long before her
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Caroline Gordon; Caroline Gordon; Caroline Gordon; Caroline (Schriftstellerin Gordon
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancylee Novell Jonza
ISBN: 0820316288 9780820316284
OCLC Number: 28721755
Description: xvii, 464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: the matriarch of Merry Mount --
Battles and leaders, 1895-1924 --
Fantastic vision and very strange sights, 1924-1930 --
The chins are immaculate, 1930-1932 --
Portraits of the artist, 1932-1924 --
The cup of fury, 1935-1937 --
A wandering and idle life, 1938-1944 --
The shattering, 1944-1947 --
Testimonies of faith, 1947-1953 --
The malefactors, 1954-1959 --
The shape of the river, 1959-1981.
Responsibility: Nancylee Novell Jonza.

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This biography portrays the writer Caroline Gordon (1895-1981), viewing her life in the context of a female literary tradition. It reclaims Gordon's individuality, integrity and artistic vision from  Read more...

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