Author:Castronovo, David


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Richard Yates (United States Authors Series)

By: Castronovo, David/Goldleaf, Steven

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8852

ISBN: 0805740317

Condition: Fine/Near Fine

The fiction of Richard Yates (1926-1992) is striking in its insistence on clear plots and well-etched characters at a time when the world of letters was welcoming the distortions of postmodernism. In "Richard Yates" Professors David Castronovo and Steven Goldleaf present the first full-length critical treatment of this significant and neglected figure in American realism. Arguing that "raw naturalism and subtle craftsmanship--semingly incompatible qualities--join to make Yates one of the most accomplished writers of the post-World War II period" the authors provide a comprehens... View more info