American Writers: Supplement / Edition 12

American Writers: Supplement / Edition 12

by Leonard Unger
     
 

This supplement to a series covering 200 writers contains 18 authors, including Toni Cade Bambara, Frederick Barthelme, Stephen Vincent Benét, Christina García, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, James Jones, and William Stafford. Essays of approximately 20 pages, aimed at the general reader, are followed by a select bibliography of works by and about the writer… See more details below

Overview

This supplement to a series covering 200 writers contains 18 authors, including Toni Cade Bambara, Frederick Barthelme, Stephen Vincent Benét, Christina García, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, James Jones, and William Stafford. Essays of approximately 20 pages, aimed at the general reader, are followed by a select bibliography of works by and about the writer. Only one of the 18 contributors—a professional writer—is not an English professor. There are no photographs and the index covers all volumes in the series. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684312323
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
09/19/2005
Series:
American Writers
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionxiii
List of Contributorsxv
Toni Cade Bambara1
Frederick Barthelme25
Stephen Vincent Benet43
Michael Chabon63
Wanda Coleman83
Harry Crews99
Mark Doty119
Stephen Dunn139
John Fante159
Cristina Garcia177
Charlotte Perkins Gilman193
James Jones213
Mary Karr239
Larry Levis257
Paule Marshall275
Terry Southern293
William Stafford311
Richard Yates333
Cumulative Index351

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