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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 ...