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British Writers

British Writers( )
Editor: Parini, Jay
Series title:British Writers Ser.
ISBN:978-0-684-31313-9
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Charles Scribner's Sons
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $277.00
Book Details
Pages:528
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.56 x 11.24 x 1.53 Inches
Book Weight:3.91 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Jay Parini was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania in 1948. In 1970 he graduated from Lafayette College and he received a doctorate from the University of St. Andrews in 1975. Before becoming a professor of Engliah and Creative Writing at Vermont's Middlebury College in 1982, Parini taught at Dartmouth College.

Parini writes poetry, novels, biographies, and criticism, and he has published numerous reviews and essays in major journals and newspapers. He co-founded the New England Review in 1976. In 1995, he was appointed literary executor for author Gore Vidal. A film version of The Last Station, his 1990 novel, was released in 2009.

Parini's novel, One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2015.

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