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Inward journey : Ross Macdonald

Author: Ralph B Sipper; Cordelia Editions,
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Cordelia Editions, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In two hitherto unpublished essays, the late Ross Macdonald brilliantly elucidates the function of the detective novel in modern literature ... And more than two dozen distinguished writers, many of whom knew Ross Macdonald as Kenneth Millar in real life, pay tribute to this singular man and his work with memoirs, poems, or critical essays of their own."--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Mystery and detective fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inward journey.
Santa Barbara, CA : Cordelia Editions, 1984
(OCoLC)563185764
Named Person: Ross Macdonald; Ross Macdonald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph B Sipper; Cordelia Editions,
OCLC Number: 11158768
Description: 161 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The scene of the crime / Ross Macdonald --
Farewell, Chandler / Ross Macdonald --
Highlights / Margaret Millar --
A quiet man / Robert Easton --
Learning / Hugh Kenner --
A transatlantic friendship / Julian Symons --
It's all one case / Paul Nelson --
Namesake / John D. MacDonald --
Free-lance person / Collin Wilcox --
Afternoon by the pool / Michael Z. Lewin --
His silent smile / Noel Young --
On publishing Ross Macdonald / Otto Penzel --
Writing Ross Macdonald / Jerry Speir --
On hearing about Ross Macdonald / Donald Davie --
The core: for Ross Macdonald / Reynolds Price --
George Washington and Lew Archer in the desert / Diane Wakoski --
Tracing out the web / David Madden --
The justice of Ross Macdonald's voice / Thomas Berger --
Blue eyes and the barber king / Jerome Charyn --
Up from the category racks / Matthew J. Bruccoli --
The dark backward / George Sims --
Heroes and debts / Robert B. Parker --
Out from under Hammett's black mask / Richard Layman --
The Macdonald conspiracy / William Goldman --
Some remarks on the limitation of form / Gilbert Sorrentino --
Finding the connections / Eudora Welty --
The last goodbye / Ralph B. Sipper --
Notes on contributors.
Other Titles: Ross Macdonald
Responsibility: edited by Ralph B. Sipper.

Abstract:

"In two hitherto unpublished essays, the late Ross Macdonald brilliantly elucidates the function of the detective novel in modern literature ... And more than two dozen distinguished writers, many of whom knew Ross Macdonald as Kenneth Millar in real life, pay tribute to this singular man and his work with memoirs, poems, or critical essays of their own."--

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