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Contemporary Southern Writers Edition 1. (Contemporary Writers Series) e-book

Author:

Roger Matuz

Language:

English

Category:

Reference

Subcategory:

Writing Research & Publishing Guides

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1676 kb

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Rating:

4.1

Publisher:

St. James Press; 1 edition (November 3, 1998)

Pages:

500

ISBN:

1558623701

Contemporary Southern Writers Edition 1. (Contemporary Writers Series) e-book

by Roger Matuz


Contemporary Southern Writers book. Contemporary Southern. 1558623701 (ISBN13: 9781558623705).

Contemporary Southern Writers book.

From Anne Rice's haunting vampire sagas to Anne Tyler's moving character portrayals, Southern writers have made a distinct and unique contribution to contemporary.

November 3, 1998, St. James Press. Libraries near you: WorldCat.

Read our guide to seven contemporary Russian writers you have to read if you want to know what modern Russia is all about. Lyudmila Ulitskaya is one of the most internationally renowned contemporary Russian writers

Read our guide to seven contemporary Russian writers you have to read if you want to know what modern Russia is all about. Lyudmila Ulitskaya is one of the most internationally renowned contemporary Russian writers. She was born in 1943 in Bashkiria, but soon after the war, her family came back to Moscow. She graduated from the Biology faculty at the Moscow State University and worked as a geneticist for two years when she was made redundant due to the dissemination of illegal publications.

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Though Yamashita was a finalist for the National Book Award with I Hotel, about San Francisco’s Asian community in the 60s and 70s, she hasn’t gained the broad recognition she richly deserves. I Hotel is her sixth novel and most ambitious work to date; this 640-page epic story is made up of interconnected novellas, all centered at the hotel where people, politics, ideals, and history come together.

Fifty Contemporary Writers. THE FIFTY WRITERS IN this fiftieth issue include those who go back to the very first volumes of Conjunctions, together with startlingly imaginative writers new to our pages

Fifty Contemporary Writers. Bi-Annual Volumes of New Writing. THE FIFTY WRITERS IN this fiftieth issue include those who go back to the very first volumes of Conjunctions, together with startlingly imaginative writers new to our pages. This is what we have tried to do over the course of the last quarter century-gather new voices together with those we have believed in over the years. When I founded Conjunctions, it was my hope to publish a few issues before folding. On days when naive hubris surfaced, I thought maybe we could even make it to ten.

Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region

Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region.

Series: Starmont Contemporary Writers, Vol 1. Hardcover: 105 pages. Publisher: Borgo Pr (May 1, 1988).

His novel The Deceiver is now an International TV Series with screenplay written by Murray Smith. He also wrote a short story collection

His novel The Deceiver is now an International TV Series with screenplay written by Murray Smith. He also wrote a short story collection. He has also collected together an anthology of flying tales, Great Flying Stories, which includes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Roald Dahl, Len Deighton, and . Jameswas born in Oxford and educated at Cambridge High School. She works in the National Health Service, the police department of the Home Office. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

From Anne Rice's haunting vampire sagas to Anne Tyler's moving character portrayals, Southern writers have made a distinct and unique contribution to contemporary literature. Until now, uncovering the stories behind these important authors has taken frustrated researchers to many diverse sources for information. Now, St. James Press offers Contemporary Southern Writers.

This single title far surpasses competing resources with its 250 biocritical, signed entries on today's most frequently studied Southern novelists, short story writers, poets, dramatists, editors, journalists and writers of nonfiction. And, by carrying on the highly praised St. James tradition of excellence Contemporary Southern Writers provides students of literature with a one-stop, comprehensive academic reference created specifically for students, instructors and librarians.

Contemporary Southern Writers focuses on current and up-and-coming Southern authors whose works focus on the southern United States. Researchers will learn about such intriguing Southern writers as: A.R. Ammons Maya Angelou Wendell Berry Dorris Betts Harry Crews Clyde Edgerton Richard Ford Ernest J. Gaines Kaye Gibbons Jill McCorkle Larry McMurtry Reynolds Price Anne Rice Sonia Sanchez Dori Sanders Lee Smith Anne Tyler Eudora Welty

All entries are signed and range from one to three pages. An easy-to-scan data section begins the entries, providing personal information on the author, a bibliography or works arranged by genre, a list of works adapted for the media, a list of published bibliographies and criticisms and more. The main body focuses on the authors, illuminating their careers, personal lives, works and themes.

Contemporary Southern Writers offers added value with several extra features. An overview essay discussed the Southern literary tradition and its place in American literature, providing background and perspective to the contemporary authors featured in the main entries. A timeline highlights key events in the development of Southern literature, covering colonial times to the present day, providing a general historical backdrop of the people and works covered in the main entries.

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