AMERICAN WRITERS, Supplement IX By Jay Parini Number Of Pages: 608 Publication Date: 1977-02-01 ISBN-10: 0684806487 ISBN-13: 9780684806488
Supplement IX is mostly about contemporary writers, many of whom have received little sustained attention from critics. Some of the important writers from the past have already attracted a good deal of sustained attention, and their work is often taught in college courses, but for various reasons their careers have not yet been discussed in American Writers. It is time they were added to the series. The poets included here are well known in the poetry world, and their work has in each case been honored with major literary prizes.
Subjects of Supplement IX:
NELSON ALGREN RACHEL CARSON AMY CLAMPITT ZELDA FITZGERALD ROBERT FRANCIS WILLIAM HUMPHREY SHIRLEY JACKSON TONY KUSHNER WILLIAM MATTHEWS JOHN MUIR DOROTHY PARKER RICHARD POWERS HENRY ROTH JAMES SALTER LOUIS SIMPSON GERALD STERN JEAN TOOMER DAVID WAGONER