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Understanding Jane Smiley

Author: Neil Nakadate
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, 2010.
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A book-length study of Jane Smiley. It offers a comprehensive survey of the author's literary career in relation to her social, intellectual, and creative convictions. It examines her key essays and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jane Smiley; Jane Smiley; Jane Smiley; Jane Smiley; Jane Smiley
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Nakadate
ISBN: 9781570038587 1570038589
OCLC Number: 326491408
Description: viii, 274 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Understanding Jane Smiley --
Barn blind --
At paradise gate --
Duplicate keys --
The age of grief --
Greenlanders --
Ordinary love and good will --
Thousand acres --
Moo --
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton --
Horse heaven --
Good faith --
Ten days in the hills --
Private life and beyond.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: Neil Nakadate.
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"Nakadate effectively knits together the themes, plots, and characters of an experimental author.... A solid jumping-off point for critics and a useful companion for readers." - American Literature"

 
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