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Shouting down the Silence

A Biography of Stanley Elkin

Shouting down the Silence( )
Author: Dougherty, David C.
ISBN:978-0-252-03508-1
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.00
Book Description:

Shouting Down the Silence presents the first complete biography of Stanley Elkin, a preeminent novelist who consistently won high marks from critics but whose complexities of style seemed destined to elude the popular acclaim he hoped to attain. From the publication of his second novel, A Bad Man, in 1967 to his death in 1995, Elkin was tormented by the desire for both material and artistic success. Elkin's novels were taught in colleges and universities, his fiction received high...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.2 Inches



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