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Carson McCullers : stories, plays & other writings / Carson McCullers ; Carlos L. Dews, editor.

McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 (author.). Dews, C. L. Barney (Carlos Lee Barney), 1963- (editor.). McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 Member of the wedding. (Added Author). McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 Sojourner. (Added Author). McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 Square root of wonderful. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781598535112
  • ISBN: 1598535110
  • Physical Description: x, 667 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : The Library of America, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 651-667).
Formatted Contents Note:
Complete stories. Sucker ; Court in the west eighties ; Poldi ; Breath from the sky ; Orphanage ; Instant of the hour after ; Like that ; Wunderkind ; Aliens ; Untitled piece ; Jockey ; Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland ; Correspondence ; A tree. A rock. A cloud ; Art and Mr. Mahoney ; Sojourner ; A domestic dilemma ; Haunted boy ; Who has seen the wind? ; March -- Member of the wedding : a play -- Sojourner -- Square root of wonderful -- Essays and other writings. Home for Christmas ; Discovery of Christmas ; A hospital Christmas Eve ; Look homeward, Americans ; Night watch over freedom ; We carried our banners, we were pacifists, too ; Love's not time's fool (by a war wife) ; Our heads are bowed ; Brooklyn is my neighbourhood ; Loneliness .. an American malady ; Great eaters of Georgia ; Books I remember ; Russian realists and Southern literature ; Isak Dinesen : Winter's tales ; Isak Dinesen : in praise of radiance ; How I began to write ; Author's outline of "The mute" ; Flowering dream : notes on writing ; Vision shared ; Playwright tells of pangs ; Dark brilliance of Edward Albee ; Poems. Mortgaged heart ; When we are lost ; Dual angel ; Stone is not stone ; Saraband -- Autobiography. Illumination and night glare -- Appendix. Sojourner : broadcast transcription -- Chronology.
Summary, etc.:
Celebrated worldwide for her masterly novels, Carson McCullers was equally accomplished, and equally moving, when writing in shorter forms. This Library of America volume brings together for the first time her twenty extraordinary stories, along with plays, essays, memoirs, and poems. Here are the indelible tales "Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland" and "A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud." as well as her previously uncollected story about the civil rights movement, "The March"; her award- winning Broadway play The Member of the Wedding and the unpublished teleplay The Sojourner; twenty-two essays; and the revealing unfinished memoir Illumination and Night Glare. This wide-ranging gathering of shorter works reveals new depths and dimensions of the writer whom V.S. Pritchett praised for her "courageous imagination -- one that is bold enough to consider the terrible in human nature without loss of nerve, calm, dignity, or love." From the Hardcover edition.
Subject: McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.
Women authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Short stories, American.
American essays > 20th century.
Poets, American > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: Drama. lcgft.
Short stories, American.
Short stories.

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