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Tom Wolfe : a critical companion

Author: Brian Abel Ragen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an examination of the works of the American author.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ragen, Brian Abel.
Tom Wolfe.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001050128
(OCoLC)47995834
Named Person: Tom Wolfe; Tom Wolfe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Abel Ragen
OCLC Number: 606730982
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 193 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The Life of Tom Wolfe --
2. Tom Wolfe's Place in Contemporary Literature --
3. Short Stories: The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965) and The Pump House Gang (1968) --
4. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) --
5. Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak-Catchers (1970) --
6. The Right Stuff (1979) --
7. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1987) --
8. A Man in Full (1998).
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Brian Abel Ragen.

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Tom Wolfe's writings inarguably have had enduring cultural impact through the decades, starting with his short stories in the 1960s and the publication of his first novel, "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid  Read more...

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