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Author Hill, Jane.

Title Gail Godwin / Jane Hill
Published New York : Twayne Publishers ; [1992]
New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 146 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library
Twayne's United States authors series ; TUSAS 591
Gale virtual reference library.
Twayne's United States authors series ; TUSAS 591
Contents Ch. 1. Peeling Away the Masks and Masques of Fiction -- Ch. 2. The Perfectionists and Glass People: The Shape of Things to Come -- Ch. 3. Suspended Women: The Odd Woman and Violet Clay -- Ch. 4. Infinite Rescues, Infinite Salvations, Infinite New Starts: A Mother and Two Daughters and The Finishing School -- Ch. 5. Seeing It from Everybody's Side: A Southern Family
Summary In this first book-length critical study of Godwin, Hill focuses exclusively on the novels, examining craft and narrative technique. Hill has worked conversations and correspondence with Godwin into her analysis to create a personal perspective that greatly enhances the book. A clear and cogent introduction, Gail Godwin offers all those interested in contemporary American literature a fuller understanding of this popular writer
Gail Godwin peoples her novels and stories with insightful, sympathetic characters seeking to transcend the ordinariness of their existence, and it is for such consistently vivid characterization that this Alabama writer is renowned. Godwin has expressed her wide-ranging concerns in numerous works of fiction, from The Odd Woman (1974) and A Mother and Two Daughters (1982) to A Southern Family (1987), which received both the Janet Kafka Prize and the Thomas Wolfe Award. Eschewing the critical approach that to date has presented Godwin-as-woman-writer or Godwin-as-Southern-writer, Jane Hill introduces Godwin as a novelist who articulates women's and Southern issues within the larger framework of human experience
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Gail Godwin
Analysis Godwin, Gail Criticism and interpretation
Godwin, Criticism and interpretation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-141) and index
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Subject Godwin, Gail -- Criticism and interpretation.
Godwin, Gail, (1937- ) -- critique et interprétation.
Godwin, Gail.
Godwin, Gail.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91027001
ISBN 0805718079