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The Resource Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner

Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner

Label
Katherine Anne Porter : a life
Title
Katherine Anne Porter
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Joan Givner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts Katherine Anne Porter's rise from Texas log-cabin poverty to a position as a well-known short story writer and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, stressing her stamina, wit, and determination
Summary
A biography of one of American literature's most enigmatic figures portrays the award-winning writer through all the drama, passion, excitement, and carefully constructed fiction of her ninety-year life
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
184425
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • 813/.52
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3531.O752
LC item number
Z64 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Porter Family History: Legend, Memory, Whimsy, and Applejack -- Born to the Practice of Literature -- Adolescence: The Old Order Changeth -- That Preposterous First Marriage -- The Ungodly Struggle -- Death and Rebirth in Denver -- Greenwich Village and Mexico City: A Very Growing Season -- Getting Ready to be a Writer -- The Foreign Land of Massachusetts -- The Fabulous Year -- Farewell to Mexico -- The German Experience -- Paris, Madrid, Basle, Paris: Once I Followed a Husband All Over Europe -- Paris -- Pennsylvania, New York, Louisiana, Texas -- A House of My Own -- The Love of a Lifetime -- California: A Perpetual Homesickness for Just Anywhere Else on Earth -- Disciples Must Be Very Hard for a Mere Human Being to Endure -- University Teaching: Transmitting Something of Value -- I Am Really Old Now and ... Time Is Running Out -- Ship of Fools: The Last Stretch -- The Aftermath of Ship of Fools: I Was Happier Before -- Two Kinds of Success -- The Rewards of Success -- The Final Chapter
Control code
16269
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
572 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780671505868
Lccn
82010626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm08667791
  • (OCoLC)8667791
Label
Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Porter Family History: Legend, Memory, Whimsy, and Applejack -- Born to the Practice of Literature -- Adolescence: The Old Order Changeth -- That Preposterous First Marriage -- The Ungodly Struggle -- Death and Rebirth in Denver -- Greenwich Village and Mexico City: A Very Growing Season -- Getting Ready to be a Writer -- The Foreign Land of Massachusetts -- The Fabulous Year -- Farewell to Mexico -- The German Experience -- Paris, Madrid, Basle, Paris: Once I Followed a Husband All Over Europe -- Paris -- Pennsylvania, New York, Louisiana, Texas -- A House of My Own -- The Love of a Lifetime -- California: A Perpetual Homesickness for Just Anywhere Else on Earth -- Disciples Must Be Very Hard for a Mere Human Being to Endure -- University Teaching: Transmitting Something of Value -- I Am Really Old Now and ... Time Is Running Out -- Ship of Fools: The Last Stretch -- The Aftermath of Ship of Fools: I Was Happier Before -- Two Kinds of Success -- The Rewards of Success -- The Final Chapter
Control code
16269
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
572 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780671505868
Lccn
82010626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm08667791
  • (OCoLC)8667791

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