American Writers: Supplement / Edition 11

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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780684312316
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 9/22/2004
  • Series: American Writers
  • Edition description: SUPPLEMENT
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii
List of Contributors xv
Toni Cade Bambara 1
Frederick Barthelme 25
Stephen Vincent Benet 43
Michael Chabon 63
Wanda Coleman 83
Harry Crews 99
Mark Doty 119
Stephen Dunn 139
John Fante 159
Cristina Garcia 177
Charlotte Perkins Gilman 193
James Jones 213
Mary Karr 239
Larry Levis 257
Paule Marshall 275
Terry Southern 293
William Stafford 311
Richard Yates 333
Cumulative Index 351
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