Best Read [John Updike Shannon Ravenel] ✓ The Best American Short Stories 1984 || [Philosophy Book] PDF ↠


  • Title: The Best American Short Stories 1984
  • Author: John Updike Shannon Ravenel
  • ISBN: 9780395354131
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Hardcover

  • America s best selling story anthology, featuring guest editor John Updike.
    John Updike Shannon Ravenel
    John Hoyer Updike was an American writer Updike s most famous work is his Rabbit series Rabbit, Run Rabbit Redux Rabbit Is Rich Rabbit At Rest and Rabbit Remembered Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest both won Pulitzer Prizes for Updike Describing his subject as the American small town, Protestant middle class, Updike is well known for his careful craftsmanship and prolific writing, having published 22 novels and than a dozen short story collections as well as poetry, literary criticism and children s books Hundreds of his stories, reviews, and poems have appeared in The New Yorker since the 1950s His works often explore sex, faith, and death, and their inter relationships.He died of lung cancer at age 76.


    Commentaires:

    Jakon Hays
    I’m letting out a deep sigh I as write this closing for “The Best American Short Stories 1984”.I had such high hopes for myself when I started this anthology. I felt that I would attack it and read through it with all the gusto as say…the John Gardner edited anthology.Perhaps I didn’t want to finish this collection. Honestly, the stories collected here by Updike were outstanding. Collected, I think I have enjoyed them the most of all the BASS I have read to this date.Of course, I did w [...]

    Ryan
    A major improvement over Anne Tyler's editorial turn: almost uniformly top-notch work, and satisfyingly varied, too. My favorites, in rough order of preference:Donald Justice - "The Artificial Moonlight" (the standout for me)Paul Bowles - "In the Red Room"Mavis Gallant - "Lena"James Salter - "Foreign Shores"Madison Smartt Bell - "The Naked Lady"Lee K. Abbott - "The Final Proof of Fate and Circumstance"Joyce Carol Oates - "Nairobi"And a few honorable mentions:Cynthia Ozick - "Rosa"Wright Morris - [...]

    Rob McMonigal
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