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Katherine Anne Porter and the art of rejection.

William L. Nance

Katherine Anne Porter and the art of rejection.

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in [s.l.] .
Written in English

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  • Porter, Katherine Anne, -- 1890-1980.

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    Open LibraryOL20233670M


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How Katherine Anne Porter perfected herself. She did eventually attain commercial success. Her first and only novel, “Ship of Fools,” published inwhen she was seventy-one years old, was Author: Hilton Als. Nance, William L. Katherine Anne Porter and the Art of Rejection.

Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, OCLC ; Tanner, James Thomas Fontenot, PhD. The Texas Legacy of Katherine Anne Porter Texas Writers Series (Book 3).

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F., Published: (). Buy Katherine Anne Porter and the Art of Rejection by Nance, William L. S.M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Katherine Anne Porter, whose works took the form primarily of novelettes and stories, wrote more in the style of the Metaphysical poets, though she also wrote one long, ambitious novel, A Ship of Fools ().

Her use of the stream-of-consciousness method in Flowering. William Nance's Katherine Anne Porter and the Art of Rejection of remains the most thorough-going attempt to survey Miss Porter's oeuvre in search of a controlling pattern.

Yet, in spite of its valuable perceptions and explications, it cannot entirely escape the charge of being thesis-ridden. Katherine Anne Porter's artistic development: primitivism, traditionalism, and totalitarianism / by: Brinkmeyer, Robert H.

Published: () Katherine Anne Porter & the art of rejection / by: Nance, William L. Published: (). search for books and compare prices. Words in title. Author. When Katherine Anne Porter accepted the National Book Award in for her Collected Stories, she characterized herself as a "disappointed idealist." Porter's habit of mind in assessing her life or in creating her art was to look through a lens of memory and see a harmonious whole,(1) and that phrase, as well as any, summarizes Porter's.

Katherine Anne Porter, –, American author, b. Indian Creek, Tex., as Callie Russell Porter. Although she published infrequently, she is regarded as a master of the short story. Her first book of stories, Flowering Judas (), received immediate recognition and critical acclaim. Katherine Anne Porter [Jr.

Ray B. West] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, Number Katherine Anne Porter was born onin Indian Creek, Texas, the fourth of five children of Harrison Boone Porter and Mary Alice Jones.

She was a descendant of Jonathan Boone, brother of the famous explorer Daniel Boone (–), and her father, a farmer, was a second cousin of the writer O. Henry (Sidney Porter) (– ). Katherine Anne Porter ( – Septem ) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist.

[1] Her novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year, but her short stories received much more critical acclaim. She is known for her penetrating insight; her work deals with dark themes such as.

Porter was frequently assigned books about Mexico, where she had lived, as well as books about art, archaeol-ogy, travel, and history.

As a woman and a fledgling author, she was asked to review many works by women novelists, poets, and biographers, and books about feminism. The subject of women's rights was so important to Katherine Anne Porter.

Actually, the book I read was the Library of America volume "Katherine Anne Porter: Collected Stories and Other Writings" but for some odd reason Goodreads couldn't come up with that volume.

Which is too bad because the "Other Writings" comprise about half of the LOA volume and are often as good as the fictional stories--most of which are superb.4/5.

Miss Katherine Anne Porter has published a new book of stories, her third: “The Leaning Tower and Other Stories” (Harcourt, Brace). To the reviewer, Miss Porter is baffling because one cannot Author: Edmund Wilson.

Katherine Anne Porter and the Art of Rejection: Nance, William L. M.: Books - or: William L. Nance. PORTER, Katherine Anne. Born 15 MayIndian Creek, Texas; died 18 SeptemberSilver Spring, Maryland. Daughter of Harrison B.

and Mary Jones Porter; married ; Eugene D. Pressly, ; Albert R. Erskine, Jr., Katherine Anne Porter was the fourth of five children, a descendant of pioneers. Her mother died as a young woman, and Porter was raised by her father and paternal.

William L.S.M. Nance is the author of Katherine Anne Porter & the Art of Rejection ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ). The Victorian house in which Katherine Anne Porter lived was narrow and white, reached by an iron-railed stairway curving up from the shady brick-walked Georgetown street.

The parlor to which a maid admitted the caller was an elegant mélange of several aspects of the past, both American and European. Porter herself didn't quite become a rock star of fiction until a year later when her first book of short stories, Flowering Judas, came out, and superstardom didn't come until when she won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter.

Katherine Anne Porter Novelist, essayist and short story writer Katherine Anne Porters works have been collected in the usual above average style by the Library of America. All of the must read works in one volume is handy, and I was delighted to find it on my door step a week ago/5.

Katherine Anne Porter () was a renowned American author of short stories and essays. Best known for her short story collections and the novel Ship of Fools, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, a National Book Award, and the American Academy of /5(8).

As he did in Katherine Anne Porter: The Art of Rejection (), Professor Nance (University of Texas) explains rather than illumines and applies himself to another writer who suffers rather than benefits from this kind of sedulous scrutiny.

And again he has used a rather parlous premise to develop a theory in a procrustean fashion: namely that Capote's literary and life styles all proceeded.

The centerpiece of this Library of America edition of Porter’s shorter writings is The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (), the career-capping volume that won for its author a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Set in her native Texas and her beloved Mexico, in Greenwich Village, Berlin, and the gothic Old South, these.

Holiday by Katherine Anne Porter originally appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in December but received more attention when it was included in The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter in The story, however, had much earlier origins; Porter first wrote Holiday in the early s, based on a personal experience she had had several years earlier.

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Katherine Anne Porter loved to write letters, long letters, and out of the thousands she produced in a long lifetime (), Isabel Bayley (Porter’s literary executor) provides a sampling. InKatherine Anne Porter, nearly 86 years old and a world-renowned American author, received an honorary degree from Howard Payne University, a small Baptist institution in .