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  • Correspondence,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History,
  • Literature,
  • Modern History,
  • Poetry,
  • Political and social views

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Chiefly correspondence from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter"s French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter"s writings, her observations on the work of fellow authors and poets, general literary topics, and personal affairs. Subjects include Porter"s early life in Texas, her political beliefs, current events, and world affairs. Other correspondents include Gerald Ashford and Louise Y. (Mrs. Thomas F.) Gossett.

The Physical Object
Pagination200 1 0.4
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24864312M
LC Control Number2010085553

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Papers (, undated) documenting the life and literary career of Katherine Anne Porter (), the noted Indian Creek, Texas-born American short story writer and novelist, including correspondence; also original art, photographic prints, printed material and loose manuscripts transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection pertaining to Robert Penn Warren, Robert Lowell, Richard. Porter, Katherine Anne, Papers of Katherine Anne Porter [manuscript] , n.d. University of Virginia. Library: referencedIn: Glenway Wescott Collection, , Literature and Rare Books: creatorOf. Katherine Anne Porter Papers, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland. Darlene Harbour Unrue, Truth and Vision in Katherine Anne Porter's Fiction (Athens: University of Georgia Press, ). Thomas F. Walsh, Katherine Anne Porter and Mexico: The Illusion .   Turning to Katherine Anne Porter's "Pale Horse, Pale Rider" to make sense of COVID The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) .

Katherine Anne Porter: Collected Stories and Other Writings (Library of America #) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Porter, Katherine Anne. Collected Stories and Other Writings. Library of America. Oct. p. F~The Library of America welcomes its newest member. This combines Porter's short stories Read full review. Porter is known primarily for her short stories and novel, Ship of Fools, but also published nonfiction. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in for The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter. Her personal papers reflect her interests in writing, travel, politics, and current events and also document her private. The Library of America presents an exclusive e-book edition of the astonishing collection that introduced a major new voice in American literature. “If Katherine Anne Porter had written nothing but these short narratives," observed the New York Times, "she would be among the most distinguished masters of her craft in this country.”. From the moment Katherine Anne Porter arrived on the American literary scene in , the public was intrigued with her life. Yet she herself revealed only scant facts of her background and often gave conflicting accounts. She maintained, though, that a germ of her own experience lay at the core of everything she wrote. In Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist, Darlene Harbour Unrue.

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