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Jean Stafford

a biography

by David Stuart Roberts

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stafford, Jean, 1915-,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.T2 Z83x 1988b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 494 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages494
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2136376M
    ISBN 100701130105
    LC Control Number88203006

      Jean Stafford () was the author of three novels, Boston Adventure, The Mountain Lion, The Catherine Wheel, as well as several children's and nonfiction books. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Jean Stafford eBooks. Buy Jean Stafford eBooks to read online or download in PDF or ePub on your PC, tablet or mobile device.

    Jean Stafford’s third and final novel, The Catherine Wheel, is a mordant tour de force concerning the gradual disintegration of a woman under pressures both societal and self-imposed. Katharine Congreve, a Boston society figure, is summering at her country house in Hawthorne, Maine, in the late s, looking after the children of her cousin. Jean Stafford () was the author of three novels as well as several children's and nonfiction books. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Bibliographic information.

    Jean Stafford born at Latrobe, Tasmania) is an Australian country music artist. She has won three Golden Guitar awards and received two ARIA nominations. In , Stafford was officially crowned Australia's Queen of Country Music by Smoky is known as The Golden Voice of Country worldwide for her hit song Someday I'll Take Home The Roses released in Genres: Country, Western Swing, gospel.   Take Jean Stafford, who these days is more likely to be remembered for her marriage to Robert Lowell than for her Pulitzer prize-winning stories or her extraordinary, savage novel The Mountain Author: Olivia Laing.


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Twenty-nine-year-old Jean Stafford made a bold entrance onto the American literary scene in when her first novel, Boston Adventure, became a surprise best seller, its style inviting comparisons to James and Proust. She followed this remarkable debut with two more acclaimed novels, The Mountain Lion () and The Catherine Wheel ().

Jean Stafford () was the author of three novels, Boston Adventure, The Jean Stafford book Lion, The Catherine Wheel, as well as several children's and nonfiction books. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Cited by: 6.

Jean Stafford: A Biography 1st Edition by David Roberts (Author)Cited by: 5. “The writing remains precisely honed, the sensibility intelligent and seemingly impartial. Among Stafford’s many strengths as a writer of fiction are a sharp poetic eye for the telling detail and an authorial voice that ranges from the sinewy and vernacular to the coolly detached.

If Stafford learned from Mark Twain on the one hand and from Proust, Henry James and Virginia Woolf. Jean Stafford writes about youth in such perfect and succinct ways throughout many of these stories. My favorite of the whole bunch, and one you should check out is Bad Characters which starts off with the young narrator describing how she has these intense fractured and debased friendships (shes 13 or so) in these short frenetic periods of time and then shes quickly and /5.

Stafford later published The Catherine Wheel () as well as children’s books. An accomplished short-story writer, she contributed frequently to such journals as The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, Partisan Review, and Harper’s Bazaar.

The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford () won a Pulitzer Prize in   Stafford’s masterpiece, “The Mountain Lion,” follows two siblings, Molly and Ralph, whose bond frays during adolescence; the awakening of sexuality kindles disaster.

Jean Stafford was born in Covina, Calif., on July 1,but soon moved with her family to Colorado, where she went to school, graduating from the. Stafford's first novel, Boston Adventure was published in when she was It became a surprise bestseller; she and a resentful Lowell divorced a few years afterwards.

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Its unusual qualities have failed to satisfy any person thoroughly, it seems. Jean Stafford () made a bold entrance onto the American literary scene in when her first novel, Boston Adventure became a surprise best seller.

She followed up this initial success with two more acclaimed novels, The Mountain Lion () and The Catherine Wheel (), and became a prolific writer of short stories for The New Yorker and other prominent.

JEAN-STAFFORD Download Jean-stafford ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to JEAN-STAFFORD book. Coming of age in pre-World War II California and Colorado brings tragedy to Molly and Ralph Fawcett in Jean Stafford's classic semi-autobiographical novel, first published in /5.Jean Stafford -- the complete book list.

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