- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- University of Nebraska Press
- Pratt, Linda Ray (introd.)
- 203 x 127 x 6 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1720:Standard B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam
- 226 g
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Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works
A century after her birth, Tillie Olsen's writing is as relevant as when it first appeared; indeed, the clarity and passion of her vision and style have, if anything, become even more striking over time. Collected here for the first time are sever...
Tell ME a Riddle
Tillie Olsen, Tillie Olsen, Deborah Silverton Rosenfelt
Tell Me a Riddle" renders an unforgettable portrait of a working class couple when the gender determined differences in their experiences of poverty and familial life give rise to bitter conflict after almost four decades of marriage. As she ...
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"Ms. Olsen's unfolding of what [poverty] does to each [character] is both powerful and poignant in its impact, and not coincidentally, revealing in terms of what the Depression meant to a whole generation."--Publisher's Weekly--Publisher's Weekly "[Olsen] evokes the very feel of poverty, not in the sharp-focused naturalistic detail of the muckrakers, but in broad powerful strokes of which the paint is emotion, sensation, apprehension."--New York Times Book Review--New York Times Book Review
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Tillie Olsen (1912-2007) grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and lived most of her adult life in San Francisco. She is the author of Silences and the short-story collection Tell Me a Riddle. Linda Ray Pratt is a professor in and chair of the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the author of Matthew Arnold Revisited.