Widely regarded as a superb stylist, John Updike celebrates the sensual lifestyle with fluid, precise prose. Here, numerous prominent critics examine his work. Texts studied include The Centaur, for which Updike won a National Book Award, and Couples.
This title, John Updike, part of Chelsea House Publishers’ Modern Critical Views series, examines the major works of John Updike through full-length critical essays by expert literary critics. In addition, this title features a short biography on John Updike, a chronology of the author’s life, and an introductory essay written by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University.
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-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights
-- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers
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Book Description Chelsea House Publications, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110877547173