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The Nabokov Biography and the Nabokov Archive

Brain Boyd

in Stalking Nabokov

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158572
eISBN:
9780231530293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158572.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter, the author talks about the publication of the second volume of his biography on Vladimir Nabokov and the New York Public Library's acquisition of the Nabokov Archive to become part ... More


From the Nursery to the Library

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Ray Bradbury's early life, from his birth up to the time he developed a passion for reading in the libraries and his arrival in Los Angeles in 1934. In his autobiographical ... More


The Author

Patrick Hayes

in Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689125
eISBN:
9780191795305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689125.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

One of the great themes of late twentieth-century literary criticism was the so-called “death of the author”. This chapter explores the ways in which Roth both draws upon, and exposes the limitations ... More


Canada

George L. Parker

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the history of fiction publishing in Canada since 1950. It begins with the arrival of New York publisher Alfred Knopf in Canada in August 1955, a month after the Canadian ... More


The Novel in English in Canada to 1950

Karis Shearer and Katrina Anderson

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses English-language novels in Canada, focusing on a limited set of texts that exemplify key historical and socio-economic concerns informing the periods of early ... More


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