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A Goyen companion : appreciations of a writer's writer, edited by Brooke Horvath, Irving Malin, and Paul Ruffin

Label
A Goyen companion : appreciations of a writer's writer
Title
A Goyen companion
Title remainder
appreciations of a writer's writer
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brooke Horvath, Irving Malin, and Paul Ruffin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • William Goyen was the author of luminous novels, including Arcadio, The House of Breath, and Half a Look of Cain, as well as short story collections and a collection of poems. This book brings together essays by well-known Goyen scholars, as well as appreciations of his work by fellow writers, including Madison Smartt Bell, James Merrill, Joyce Carol Oates, and W.D. Snodgrass. These complementary pieces provide a substantive introduction to the themes and concerns of
  • Goyen's writing. The essays offer close but accessible readings of individual novels and stories, while the appreciations give tantalizing personal glimpses of the author and his method of working
Cataloging source
DGU
Dewey number
813/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3513.O97
LC item number
Z69 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A Goyen companion : appreciations of a writer's writer, edited by Brooke Horvath, Irving Malin, and Paul Ruffin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Misreading (in) The fair sister
  • Brook Horvath
  • (Cruci)fictions and (res)erections prophets and losses in William Goyen's Come, the restorer
  • Joseph Dewey
  • "You wan hear" : dialogic imagination in Aracio
  • Steven G. Kellman
  • Interpretation and analysis in A book of Jesus
  • Kelly Cherry
  • Goyen's garden
  • John Kuehl
  • Foreword
  • El Mudo speaking : a winged victory in "Tongues of men and of angels"
  • Patrice Repusseau
  • Palm reading
  • Irving Malin
  • Exalted times : William Goyen's poems
  • Robert Phillips
  • In a farther country : the Goyen-McCullers freak show
  • Victor Strandberg
  • Paul Ruffin
  • Introduction
  • George Garrett
  • Family as text in The house of breath
  • David Cowart
  • Weaving "medallions" of rescue into a quilt of love : glimpses directed toward William Goyen's Half a look at Cain
  • Sanford Pinsker
Control code
36465887
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st University of Texas Press ed.
Extent
xi, 204 p.
Isbn
9780292727731
Lccn
96061375
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1998. With dust jacket.
Label
A Goyen companion : appreciations of a writer's writer, edited by Brooke Horvath, Irving Malin, and Paul Ruffin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Misreading (in) The fair sister
  • Brook Horvath
  • (Cruci)fictions and (res)erections prophets and losses in William Goyen's Come, the restorer
  • Joseph Dewey
  • "You wan hear" : dialogic imagination in Aracio
  • Steven G. Kellman
  • Interpretation and analysis in A book of Jesus
  • Kelly Cherry
  • Goyen's garden
  • John Kuehl
  • Foreword
  • El Mudo speaking : a winged victory in "Tongues of men and of angels"
  • Patrice Repusseau
  • Palm reading
  • Irving Malin
  • Exalted times : William Goyen's poems
  • Robert Phillips
  • In a farther country : the Goyen-McCullers freak show
  • Victor Strandberg
  • Paul Ruffin
  • Introduction
  • George Garrett
  • Family as text in The house of breath
  • David Cowart
  • Weaving "medallions" of rescue into a quilt of love : glimpses directed toward William Goyen's Half a look at Cain
  • Sanford Pinsker
Control code
36465887
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st University of Texas Press ed.
Extent
xi, 204 p.
Isbn
9780292727731
Lccn
96061375
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1998. With dust jacket.

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