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Wunderkind : the reputation of Carson McCullers, 1940-1990

Author: Judith Giblin James
Publisher: Columbia, SC, USA : Camden House, [1995]
Series: Studies in English and American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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" ... [T]his study traces McCuller's literary reputation by recording chronologically the trends and prominent issues in commentary on her work and by examining the critical assumptions that support them."--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers; Carson McCullers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Giblin James
ISBN: 1879751887 9781879751880
OCLC Number: 32780438
Description: xi, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
The shaping of Carson McCuller's reputation --
The heart is a lonely hunter (1940) --
Reflections in a golden eye (1940, 1941) --
The ballad of the sad cafe (1943, 1951) --
The member of the wedding (1946) --
Two plays : The member of the wedding (1950, 1951) & The square root of wonderful (1957, 1958) --
Clock without hands (1961) --
Stories, essays, and poems --
Prospects.
Series Title: Studies in English and American literature.
Responsibility: Judith Giblin James.

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