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Porch Talk with Ernest Gaines: Conversations on the Writer's Craft

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Symposium held November 1988, Boston, MA. Papers focus on prediction of long-term performance of these materials with emphasis on experimental techniques, modeling, and prevention of materials degradation. Acidic paper. A fascinating and candid collection of interviews with the author of numerous stories and novels including The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and A gathering of old men. Gaines discusses the many real people in his life who inspired the characters in his work. He also talks of his literary influences, the importance of the oral tradition, and the translation of fiction into film. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807126080
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Series: Southern Literary Studies
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,023,090
  • Product dimensions: 6.68 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Marcia Gaudet is assistant professor of English at Arkansas State University. She is the author of Tales from the Levee: The Folklore of St. John the Baptist Parish.

Carl Wooton is professor of English at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. His stories have been published in a number of magazines.

LSU Press

Marcia Gaudet is assistant professor of English at Arkansas State University. She is the author of Tales from the Levee: The Folklore of St. John the Baptist Parish.

Carl Wooton is professor of English at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. His stories have been published in a number of magazines.

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