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Thomas Wolfe - American Writers 6

Thomas Wolfe - American Writers 6: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1960
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Thomas Wolfe - American Writers 6
    Book Description:

    Thomas Wolfe. 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: 978-0-8166-5203-7
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Thomas Wolfe
    (pp. 5-43)

    Thomas Wolfe grappled in frustrated and demonic fury with what he called “the strange and bitter miracle of life,” a miracle which he saw in patterns of opposites. The elements of life and of art seem to have existed for him as a congeries of contradictions, and he could not understand a thing until its negation had been brought forth. The setting down of these opposites is the most obvious single characteristic of his work, the significant parts of which are four vast novels, two collections of short stories, and an essay in criticism — all fragments of an incomplete...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 44-47)