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Katherine Anne Porter Remembered

Katherine Anne Porter Remembered (Hardback)

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Katherine Anne Porter Remembered is a collection of reminiscences and memoirs by contemporaries, friends, and associates of Porter offering a revealing and intimate portrait of the elusive and complex American writer. From a fractured and vagabond girlhood in Texas, Porter led a wildly itinerant life that took her through five marriages, innumerable love affairs, and homes in Colorado, New York, Paris, Mexico, Louisiana, California, and Maryland. With very little formal education, she grew through sheer force of will to become a major American writer of short stories and the author of several books including Flowering Judas and other stories; Ship of Fools; Pale Horse; Pale Ride; Noon Wine; and The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Because of Porter's own dissembling and half-truths about her life, as well as the numerous factual errors that persist in biographical entries and literary dictionaries, a complete and accurate portrait of her life has been hard to establish. The 63 reminiscences gathered in this book paint a vivid portrait of Porter and are testaments to her extraordinary beauty, her gift for mesmerizing and charming audiences and friends, her yearnings for a lasting home, her delusions about love, the astonishing range and scope of her reading, her sharp tongue and vindictiveness, and her final paranoid renunciations of friends and family. Along the way, Porter formed friendships with Eudora Welty, Elizabeth Hardwick, Flannery O'Connor, and Cleanth Brooks whose remembrances of her are included in this volume.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalBiographyBiography: generalBiography: literaryBiographyDiaries, letters & journalsBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories of heroism, endurance & survivalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers Publisher: The University of Alabama Press Publication Date: 15/04/2010 ISBN-13: 9780817316679  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Darlene Harbour Unrue is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is author of Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist, and editor of Katherine Anne Porter: Collected Stories and Other Writings.

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