The Resource Anne Tyler : a critical companion, Paul Bail

Anne Tyler : a critical companion, Paul Bail

Label
Anne Tyler : a critical companion
Title
Anne Tyler
Title remainder
a critical companion
Statement of responsibility
Paul Bail
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this study Paul Bail shows us how Tyler constructs the complex reality of life through character, narrative point of view, theme, and literary devices. With the exception of Tyler's earliest two novels, which she prefers to forget, a chapter is devoted to each of the other novels she has written. Following a biographical chapter that relates Tyler's life to her work, Bail discusses the novels within the literary tradition of Southern regional literature, women's literature, and popular culture. He also explores the influence of religion on her writing. Bail also offers an alternate critical approach from which to read the novel, such as feminist or multicultural criticism. This study is ideal for students and readers of Anne Tyler and will enrich the reading and appreciation of her novels
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3570.Y45
LC item number
Z56 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical companions to popular contemporary writers,
Label
Anne Tyler : a critical companion, Paul Bail
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-205) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Celestial navigation (1974)
  • 6.
  • Searching for Caleb (1976)
  • 7.
  • Earthly possessions (1977)
  • 8.
  • Morgan's passing (1980)
  • 9.
  • Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (1982)
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The accidental tourist (1985)
  • 11.
  • Breathing lessons (1988)
  • 12.
  • Saint Maybe (1991)
  • 13.
  • Ladder of years (1995)
  • 14.
  • A patchwork planet (1998)
  • The life of Anne Tyler
  • 2.
  • Literary influences on Anne Tyler
  • 3.
  • A slipping-down life (1970)
  • 4.
  • The clock winder (1972)
Control code
ocm51689085
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313007774
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
portrait
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24304086
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51689085
  • pebcs0313007772
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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