Biography & Autobiography / Literary

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The O’Hara Concern

The O’Hara Concern

A Biography of John O’Hara

The definitive biography of short story writer John O’Hara.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The English Experience, 1853-1864

A study of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s writing and life during his time as United States consul in Liverpool, England (1853-1864), his final years.

Joyce Cary

Joyce Cary

The Comedy of Freedom

An examination of the writings of novelist Joyce Cary, and the many influences on his life and work.

The Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce

The Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce

In this pioneering study of Ambrose Bierce’s stories, Woodruff examines the best and worst of his fiction and traces the causes of Bierce’s success and failure as a writer, analyzing his inability to reconcile the extremes of temperament and belief that marked his life and give his stories their characteristic form.

Henry Miller: Expatriate

Henry Miller: Expatriate

Baxter examines Miller’s relationship with his native land and with Europe through his writings and in the comments of his critics and friends, navigating through the inconsistencies and the evolution of his opinions as his experiences changed. Her insights offer a complex, nuanced evaluation of Miller as writer and as expatriate.

Robinson Jeffers

Robinson Jeffers

A Study in Inhumanism

In addition to discussing Robinson Jeffers’ life and philosophy, Monjian analyzes the form and style of his poetry and philosophy of inhumanism.

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