British Writers: Retrospective supplement, Volume 2

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Jay Parini
C. Scribner's Sons, 2002 - 509 pagina's

Twenty-two of the most studied and most popular writers in British literature are reexamined in this second retrospective supplement to the British Writers Series. Authors covered include Jane Austen, Chaucer, Dickens, T. S. Eliot, Tom Stoppard, Oscar Wilde and others.

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Contents
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List of Contributors
lxix
Subjects in Retrospective Supplement II
1
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Over de auteur (2002)

Jay Parini was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania in 1948. In 1970 he graduated from Lafayette College and he received a doctorate from the University of St. Andrews in 1975. Before becoming a professor of Engliah and Creative Writing at Vermont's Middlebury College in 1982, Parini taught at Dartmouth College. Parini writes poetry, novels, biographies, and criticism, and he has published numerous reviews and essays in major journals and newspapers. He co-founded the New England Review in 1976. In 1995, he was appointed literary executor for author Gore Vidal. A film version of The Last Station, his 1990 novel, was released in 2009. Parini's novel, One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2015.

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