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Understanding Alice Adams

Author: Bryant Mangum
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2019]
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Understanding Alice Adams, Bryant Mangum examines the thematic intricacies and astute social commentary of Adams's eleven novels and five short story collections. Throughout her career Adams was known for creating and re-creating the "Alice Adams woman," who is bright, honest, attractive, thoughtful--and sometimes a bit offbeat. As Mangum notes, Adams's central characters--her heroes--are most often women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mangum, Bryant, 1943-
Understanding Alice Adams.
Columbia : The University of South Carolina Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018024154
Named Person: Alice Adams; Alice Adams
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryant Mangum
ISBN: 9781611179330 1611179335
OCLC Number: 1032578461
Description: 132 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Other Titles: Alice Adams
Responsibility: Bryant Mangum.

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An illuminating study of an award-winning writer who captured the complex challenges twentieth-century women faced in their struggle for independence. In Understanding Alice Adams, Bryant Mangum  Read more...

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