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10 edition of Katherine Anne Porter. found in the catalog.

Katherine Anne Porter.

by Willene Hendrick

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Women and literature -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 90
      ContributionsHendrick, George.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3531.O752 Z683 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2391820M
      ISBN 100805775137
      ISBN 109780805775136
      LC Control Number87021246
      OCLC/WorldCa16469038

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      Katherine Anne Porter, –, American author, b. Indian Creek, Tex., as Callie Russell Porter. Although she published infrequently, she is regarded as a master of the short story. Her first book of stories, Flowering Judas (), received immediate recognition and critical acclaim. Holiday by Katherine Anne Porter originally appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in December but received more attention when it was included in The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter in The story, however, had much earlier origins; Porter first wrote Holiday in the early s, based on a personal experience she had had several years earlier.


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