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Bright book of life: American novelists and storytellers from Hemingway to Mailer.


[1st ed.].. Boston, Little, Brown [1973] .
ISBN 0316484180

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Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014.
Bowles, Jane, 1917-1973.
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Cheever, John.
Cozzens, James Gould, 1903-1978.
Didion, Joan.
Ellison, Ralph.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941.
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930.
Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970.
Mailer, Norman.
Malamud, Bernard.
McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989.
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
O'Connor, Flannery.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980.
Pynchon, Thomas.
Roman américain -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roth, Philip.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010.
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980.
Schriftsteller.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991.
Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004.
Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Taylor, Peter, 1917-1994.
USA.
Updike, John.
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
Description 334 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Summary Examines American fiction from the 1940's to the 1970's.
Contents A dream of order: Hemingway -- The secret of the south: Faulkner to Percy -- The decline of war: Mailer to Vonnegut -- Professional observers: Cozzens to Updike -- The earthly city of the Jews: Bellow to Singer -- Cassandras: Porter to Oates -- The imagination of fact: Capote to Mailer -- Absurdity as a contemporary style: Ellison to Pynchon -- A personal sense of time: Nabokov and other exiles.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)533639
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998.
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