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Wright Morris - American Writers 69

Wright Morris - American Writers 69: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1968
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Wright Morris - American Writers 69
    Book Description:

    Wright Morris. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5206-8
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Wright Morris
    (pp. 5-43)

    Wright Morris has been the most consistently original of American novelists for a quarter of a century which has borne witness to his originality by refusing to keep his novels in print. Faulkner once occupied the same position, though not for so long a time; and Morris’ longer stay may have been his own fault, as Leslie Fiedler once remarked, because he would never join a gang. Perhaps he could not because he had anticipated and discounted too many of them. He discovered early that life, from any rational point of view, was absurd but took the discovery as a...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 44-48)