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John Mcgahern And The Imagination Of Tradition By Stanley Van Der Ziel Review, Eamon Maher Apr 2016

John Mcgahern And The Imagination Of Tradition By Stanley Van Der Ziel Review, Eamon Maher

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Finding Aid To The Collection Of Booth Tarkington Materials., Booth Tarkington, Colby College Special Collections Jan 2015

Finding Aid To The Collection Of Booth Tarkington Materials., Booth Tarkington, Colby College Special Collections

Finding Aids

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to the life and work of Booth Tarkington. Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was a writer from Indiana, well known for his novels of life in the midwest. Pulitzer Prizes were awarded to him for The Magnificent Ambersons and for Alice Adams. He attended Purdue University and Princeton, where he was a well-known literary and social figure. In later life he divided his time between Indiana and his estate, Seawood, in Kennebunkport, Maine, where he became friends with neighbor Kenneth Roberts.


Finding Aid To The Collection Of Thomas Bailey Aldrich Materials., Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Colby College Special Collections Jan 2015

Finding Aid To The Collection Of Thomas Bailey Aldrich Materials., Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Colby College Special Collections

Finding Aids

Thomas Bailey Aldrich -- poet, novelist, traveler and editor -- was born in New Hampshire in 1836. His father's death in 1849 caused him to abandon his idea to attend college and move to New York to work with his uncle at age 16. Soon he became a constant contributor to newspapers and magazines and the intimate friend of many Bohemian poets, artists and writers. He was editor of various major newspapers and magazines in New York and Boston from the 1860s to the 1890s. During this time he was also a prolific, published writer of prose and verse. He died ...


A. Manette Ansay: 11-01-1995, A. Manette Ansay, Stan Sanvel Rubin Nov 1995

A. Manette Ansay: 11-01-1995, A. Manette Ansay, Stan Sanvel Rubin

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A. Manette Ansay is an author known for works such as her short story collection Read This and Tell Me What it Says and her popular novel Vinegar Hill. She starts off the interview by reading a short excerpt from Vinegar Hill. She continues by talking about how Vinegar Hill originated, how her own life heavily influenced her writing and especially that novel, and the reviews and critiques of the novel. She then goes on to discuss how health problems caused her to begin writing poetry when she was 23 and how the MFA program she was accepted to at ...


The Conflict Of Idealism And Naturalism In The Works Of Katherine Anne Porter: Fiction In Search Of Reality, Frances Cantrell Wolber Jan 1968

The Conflict Of Idealism And Naturalism In The Works Of Katherine Anne Porter: Fiction In Search Of Reality, Frances Cantrell Wolber

OBU Graduate Theses

Katherine Anne Porter is the internationally known novelist and short story writer who received the Pulitzer Prize in 1966 for her work, The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter. Miss Porter, a near octogenarian from Texas, has done a regional type story with settings in Southwestern United States, Mexico, Central Europe (Germany) and the Old South.

Her life parallels her work in many instances, to a minor degree, but both confront good and evil in situations and episodes, and her works and philosophies are developed by the literary and philosophical media of idealism and naturalism. Her honesty forces her to ...