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ISBN 10 : 9780307744098
Pages : 544 pages
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Download Rabbit Is Rich PDF by John Updike Full Free and published by Random House. This book was released on 2010-08-26 with total page 544 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award The hero of John Updike’s Rabbit, Run, ten years after the events of Rabbit Redux, has come to enjoy considerable prosperity as the chief sales representative of Springer Motors, a Toyota agency in Brewer, Pennsylvania. The time is 1979: Skylab is falling, gas lines are lengthening, and double-digit inflation coincides with a deflation of national self-confidence. Nevertheless, Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom feels in good shape, ready to enjoy life at last—until his wayward son, Nelson, returns from the West, and the image of an old love pays a visit to the lot. New characters and old populate these scenes from Rabbit’s middle age as he continues to pursue, in his zigzagging fashion, the rainbow of happiness.


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ISBN 10 : 9780307744104
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ISBN 10 : 9780307744074
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Publisher : Everyman's Library
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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015058085088
Pages : 1519 pages
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ISBN 10 : 0809319497
Pages : 268 pages
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ISBN 10 : 1570033269
Pages : 232 pages
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ISBN 10 : 087972448X
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Download Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context [4 volumes] PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781440853593
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Download Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context [4 volumes] PDF by Linda De Roche Full Free and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2021-06-30 with total page 1348 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This four-volume reference work surveys American literature from the early 20th century to the present day, featuring a diverse range of American works and authors and an expansive selection of primary source materials. Bringing useful and engaging material into the classroom, this four-volume set covers more than a century of American literary history—from 1900 to the present. Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context profiles authors and their works and provides overviews of literary movements and genres through which readers will understand the historical, cultural, and political contexts that have shaped American writing. Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context provides wide coverage of authors, works, genres, and movements that are emblematic of the diversity of modern America. Not only are major literary movements represented, such as the Beats, but this work also highlights the emergence and development of modern Native American literature, African American literature, and other representative groups that showcase the diversity of American letters. A rich selection of primary documents and background material provides indispensable information for student research. Covers significant authors, as well as those neglected by history, and their works from major historical and cultural periods of the last century, including authors writing today Situates authors' works not only within their own canon but also with the historical and cultural context of the U.S. more broadly Positions primary documents after specific authors or works, allowing readers to read excerpts critically in light of the entries Examines literary movements, forms, and genres that also pay special attention to multi-ethnic and women writers


Download The John Updike Encyclopedia PDF

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Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
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ISBN 10 : 0313299048
Pages : 545 pages
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Download The John Updike Encyclopedia PDF by Jack De Bellis Full Free and published by Greenwood Publishing Group. This book was released on 2000 with total page 545 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: John Updike is one of the most seminal American writers of the 20th century and one of the most prolific as well. His writing consistently reveals stylistic brilliance, and through his engagement with America's moral and spiritual problems, his works chronicle America's hopes and dreams, failures and disappointments. Though an enormously popular writer, the complexity and elegance of his works have elicited much scholarly attention. Through several hundred alphabetically arranged entries, this book provides an exceptional resource for both casual and serious readers. Whether seeking a novel summary, an authoritative analysis of subjects, elucidation of an allusion, or a point about Updike's life and manner of composition, the encyclopedia is indispensable. Extensive cross-referencing, numerous bibliographies, and a thorough index enhance its usefulness.


Download Understanding John Updike PDF

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Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781611178630
Pages : 136 pages
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Download Understanding John Updike PDF by Frederic Svoboda Full Free and published by Univ of South Carolina Press. This book was released on 2018-04-01 with total page 136 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The winner of every major American literary prize, John Updike (1932-2009) was one of the most popular and prolific novelists of his time and a major cultural figure who traced the high point and fall of midcentury American self-confidence and energy. A superb stylist with sixty books to his credit, he brilliantly rendered the physical surfaces of the nation's life even as he revealed the intense longings beneath those surfaces. In Understanding John Updike, Frederic Svoboda elucidates the author's deep insights into the second half of the twentieth century as seen through the lives of ordinary men and women. He offers extended close readings of Updike's most significant works of fiction, templates through which his entire oeuvre may be understood. A small-town Pennsylvanian whose prodigious talent took him to Harvard, a staff position at the New Yorker, and ultimately a life in suburban Massachusetts, where the pace of his literary output never slowed, Updike was very much in the American cultural tradition. His series of Rabbit Angstrom novels strongly echo Sinclair Lewis's earlier explorations of middle America, while The Witches of Eastwick and related novels are variations on Nathaniel Hawthorne's nineteenth-century classic The Scarlet Letter. His number-one best seller Couples examines what Time magazine called "the adulterous society" in the last year of the Kennedy administration, following the nation's fall from idealism into self-centeredness. Understanding John Updike will give both new readers and those already familiar with the author a firm grasp of his literary achievement. This outline of Updike's professional career highlights his importance in the life of the nation—not only as a novelist but also as a gifted essayist, reviewer, cultural critic, and poet.


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ISBN 10 : 9781590563373
Pages : 515 pages
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Download Stories Rabbits Tell PDF by Susan E. Davis Full Free and published by Lantern Books. This book was released on 2003 with total page 515 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Revered as a symbol of fertility, sexuality, purity and childhood, beloved as a children's pet and widely represented in the myths, art and collectibles of almost every culture, the rabbit is one of the most popular animals known to humans. Ironically, it has also been one of the most misunderstood and abused. Indeed, the rabbit is the only animal that our culture adores as a pet, idolizes as a storybook hero and slaughters for commercial purposes. Stories Rabbits Tell takes a comprehensive look at the rabbit as a wild animal, ancient symbol, pop culture icon, commercial "product" and domestic.


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Download This Life, This World: New Essays on Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping, Gilead, and Home PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9789004302235
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ISBN 10 : 9781476602486
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