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Short fiction of Caroline Gordon

Short fiction of Caroline Gordon

a critical symposium

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Published by University of Dallas Press in (Irving, Tex.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Caroline, -- 1895-1981.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Thomas H. Landess.
    SeriesStudies in literature. Southern series
    ContributionsLandess, Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3513.O5765
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19457843M

    The Short fiction of Caroline Gordon; a critical symposium. Edited by Thomas H. Landess University of Dallas Press [Irving, Tex.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Landess, Tom. , The Short fiction of Caroline Gordon; a critical symposium.   The complete collection of short fiction from a literary stylist who captured the nuances of life in the American South of the early twentieth century, The Collected Stories of Caroline Gordon is firmly rooted in the traditions, the social habits, and the land itself. As Robert Penn Warren writes in his introduction, "Caroline Gordon's world lies in southeast KentuckyBrand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

    Short fiction of Caroline Gordon. [Irving, Tex.] University of Dallas Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Caroline Gordon; Caroline Gordon; Caroline Gordon; Caroline Gordon: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tom Landess. Three stories here—""The Olive Garden,"" ""A Walk with the Accuser,"" and ""The Waterfall""—are previously uncollected; the rest offers all of Gordon's short fiction from earlier volumes. Wife of Allen Tate, critic/anthologist Gordon has a taste for the serial—clusters of stories about the Civil War, about a retired professor and avid fisherman named Aleck Maury (her most famous.

      W hen Caroline Gordon’s finest novel, Aleck Maury, Sportsman (), was republished nine years ago, it was as part of a “Lost American Fiction Series” brought out by Southern Illinois University Press. That about captures the status of the novelist Flannery O’Connor identified in her letters as “the lady who has taught me so much about writing.”. The complete collection of short fiction from a literary stylist who captured the nuances of life in the American South of the early twentieth century, The Collected Stories of Caroline Gordon is firmly rooted in the traditions, the social habits, and the land itself. As Robert Penn Warren writes in his introduction, "Caroline Gordon's world lies in southeast Kentucky.


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She was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a winner of the O. Henry Award. Her Collected Stories was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.4/4(2). Some of the stories are a bit weaker. Gordon sometimes gets too involved in her characters.

She introduces too many characters for a short story - the reader tends to lose track of who is who. These stories, especially unfortunately the first story (The Petrified Woman) left me cold.

Overall though, this anthology is well worth by: 2. The short Fiction of Caroline Gordon A Critical symposium [Caroline) Thomas H. Landess, editor (Gordon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Caroline Gordon (), a native of Kentucky, began her literary career in the ’s after her marriage to poet Allen Tate.

In her first story appeared. In her first novel, Penhally, was published. This was followed by three volumes of short fiction and eight more novels.3/5(3). Some of the stories are a bit weaker. Gordon sometimes gets too involved in her characters. She introduces too many characters for a short story - the reader tends to lose track of who is who.

These stories, especially unfortunately the first story (The Petrified Woman) left me cold. Overall though, this anthology is well worth reading.3/5(3). CAROLINE GORDON'S SHORT FICTION* By ASHLEY BROWN This critical symposium is a splendid idea well realized, and it appears at an appropriate moment in Caroline Gordon's career, when most of her books are being reprinted and she is becoming the subject of discussion in the literary reviews.

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In her first story appeared. In her first novel, Penhally, was published. This was followed by three volumes of short fiction and eight more novels.

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