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Selected stories of Jean Stafford

Jean Stafford

Selected stories of Jean Stafford

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Published by New American Library of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


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SeriesSignet book
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26573475M

Children Are Bored On Sunday by Jean Stafford, The magic trick: The recurrence of the apple symbol Emma and Alfred’s tale begins like a sad-sack, mopey bit of social estrangement and loneliness. Don’t worry, it does get better. I particularly like Stafford’s use of the apple motif. Emma fears she is too simple to. Read "The Leaning Tower and Other Stories A Library of America eBook Classic" by Katherine Anne Porter available from Rakuten Kobo. Incomparable in their dramatic clarity and emotional force, the nine gems in this collection, now available in an e.


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Create "A Signet book T"--Cover: Description: pages ; 18 cm: Contents. Jean Stafford (July 1, – Ma ) was an American short story writer and novelist.

She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford in Alma mater: University of Colorado Boulder. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford by Jean Stafford was published in Comprised of thirty short stories, separated into four distinct sections, and covering a varied number of subjects, each story is unique and each is prized for its contribution to literature.

This collection was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford Summary. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford by Jean Stafford was published in Comprised of thirty short stories, separated into four distinct sections, and covering a varied number of subjects, each story is unique and each is prized for its contribution to literature.

These thirty stories have been chosen from previous collections and include some twelve which have not appeared in book form. They are arranged regionally between those dealing with Americans in Europe and others have their venue in Boston, New York and in the far West of her childhood.

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After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A., ; M.A., ), Stafford studied. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford is a short story collection by Jean Stafford. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in Contents The Innocents Abroad "Maggie Meriwether's Rich Experience" "The Children's Game" "The Echo and the.

Twenty-nine-year-old Jean Stafford made a bold entrance onto the American literary scene in when her first novel, Boston Adventure, became a surprise best seller, its style inviting comparisons to James and followed this remarkable debut with two more acclaimed novels, The Mountain Lion () and The Catherine Wheel ().

All three works are. Jean Stafford ( – ) Jean Stafford (July 1, Ma ) was an award-winning American short story writer and novelist, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her Collected Short Stories.

Born in California, her first novel, Boston Adventure was a best-seller, earning her national acclaim. She wrote two more novels in her. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

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Jean Stafford THE COLLECTED STORIES OF JEAN STAFFORD Franklin Library 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Franklin Library Near Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges.

The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page Rating: % positive. Praise for The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford “The appearance of these stories in one volume is an event in our literature. To have built up so distinguished a collection, each story excellent in its own way and each an original departure in relation to the others, is a by: 6.

The innocents abroad: Maggie Meriwether's rich experience -- The children's game -- The echo and the nemesis -- The maiden -- A modest proposal -- Caveat emptor.

The Bostonians, and other manifestations of the American scene: Life is no abyss -- The hope chest -- Polite conversation -- A country love story -- The bleeding heart -- The Lippia lawn -- The interior castle/5(5). Jean Stafford Complete Novels Kathryn Davis, editor Boston Adventure • The Mountain Lion • The Catherine Wheel Library of America # / ISBN November Joan Didion The s & 70s David Ulin, editor Run, River • Slouching Towards Bethlehem • Play It As It Lays • A Book of Common Prayer • The White Album.

Selected Stories By: Raymond Carver Winner of the National Book Award when it was first published inThe Collected Stories of Jean Stafford includes the.

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He is editing the selected writings of Delmore Schwartz and working on a collection of essays. His poems appear in the Yale Review, Boston Review, Pleiades, Seneca Review, the Brooklyn Rail.

The publication of Selected Stories is of special significance because Munro is one of the few writers whose reputation has been built the book which preceded Selected Stories, by Jean Genet.

The Interior Castle by Jean Stafford, The magic trick: Linking harrowing physical pain with an inability to communicate I was aware, before my reading, of this story’s reputation for its super-realistic treatment of physical pain. It was well-earned. Stafford is harrowingly direct in her descriptions.

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Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to Pages: A prospectus issued with/or ahead of the leather-bound book for this author, as part of "The Collected Stories of The World's Greatest Writers".

These attractive pamphlets, compiled by the Franklin Library editors, are 22 pages of useful background material on the authors and the featured works, with b/w photos.

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National Book Award for Fiction. Collected Stories, in addition to four exclusive new stories, contains all stories previously. He is the author of five novels, including The Feast of Love, a National Book Award finalist, five collections of short stories, including Gryphon: New and Selected Stories (), three collections of poems, and two collections of essays on : Library of America.

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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF JEAN STAFFORD. Farrar Straus Giroux, 1st Edition/1st Printing. Condition:Fine in aVery Good dust jacket. bumping to DJ spine ends, bumping with creases to DJ bottom edges, very slight fading to DJ Rating: % positive.

While Jean Stafford is best known as the writer of The Mountain Lion, Boston Adventure, The Catherine Wheel, A Mother in History, and The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford, she also produced other significant works such as Bad Characters, Children Are Bored on Sunday, An Influx of Poets, The Lion and the Carpenter, Other Tales From the Arabian.

l74l --First American magazines appear: Andrew Bradford's American Magazine and Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, and Historical Chronicle.l -- Beginnings of short fiction in American magazines: "Azakia: A Canadian Story" in Monthly Miscellany and Vermont Magazine, "The Story of the Captain's Wife and an Aged Woman" in Gentleman and Lady's Town and.

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