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Raymond Carver, one of the most beloved and influential short story writers in the history of American fiction, was born eighty-five years ago today. Below is a New York Times review of Carver’s final story collection, Where I’m Calling From, written by future Pulitzer Prize (and Orange Prize,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'
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‘Cathedral’ is perhaps the most widely studied of all the short stories of Raymond Carver (1938-88). The story is narrated by a man whose wife has invited her friend, a blind man named Robert, to come and stay with them. Although he is initially uncomfortable and even scathing about their […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'
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Fred Hills, who edited an array of literary luminaries and celebrities including Vladimir Nabokov, Raymond Carver, Jane Fonda, and Nobel Prize winner Heinrich Boll, died on November 7. He was 85. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'
[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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When I first joined a workshop in 1994, American literary fiction was dominated by and continually lauded a “quiet” kind of writer, one often influenced by J.D. Salinger, Ernest Hemingway, or Raymond Carver. I loved literary fiction—I’d been reading, writing, and submitting it since high school.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'
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