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Ring Lardner - American Writers 49

Ring Lardner - American Writers 49: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1965
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Ring Lardner - American Writers 49
    Book Description:

    Ring Lardner. 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: 978-0-8166-5187-0
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Ring Lardner
    (pp. 5-47)

    You could of did better if you had of went at it in a different way.” This, when it first appeared in 1914, was the sound of a new voice in American fiction. It was still an age when such masters as Henry James and William Dean Howells were writing their stately periods. The masters had dealt occasionally with the uneducated proletariat, and dialect had traditionally been used as a provincial form of humor. But Ring Lardner’s Jack Keefe, hero of the stories that becameYou Know Me Al, represented not only a new and realistic rhythm of speech but...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 48-48)