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Understanding James Dickey

by Ronald Baughman

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickey, James -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ronald Baughman.
    SeriesUnderstanding contemporary American literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.I32 Z56 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2535730M
    ISBN 100872494721, 0872494713
    LC Control Number85016532

    Discussion of themes and motifs in James Dickey's Falling. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Falling so you can excel on your essay or test. James Dickey remains one of the most dynamic personalities in the world of 20th-century literature. And Crux: The Letters of James Dickey should do very little to damage that reputation. Amassed by his literary executor and close friend of 20 odd years, Matthew Bruccoli, along with Judith Baughman, these letters comprise over five decades of correspondence to all sorts of .

    Two days earlier, I’d written James Dickey about his essay collection From Babel to Byzantium. He didn’t know me. I was twenty-six, working at my first office job, and looking for intelligent, readable poetry criticism. I’d bought Dickey’s book at a Washington Square book table and couldn’t put it down. Deliverance by Dickey, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    James Dickey's novel Deliverance is more than a book linked to a well-known movie. It is the most well written and intelligent American thriller of the last century. I'm not just blowing smoke: this book is literature - one of the Time and voted 42 on Modern Library's list of greatest novels of the 20th century. James Lafayette Dickey (2. februar - januar ) je bio američki književnik, najpoznatiji po romanu Deliverance iz godine, koji je nedugo potom ekraniziran kao istoimeni film. Dickey se također uspješno bavio poezijom te je godine imenovan za službenog američkog pjesnika (pjesnik laureat).. Njegov sin Christopher Dickey je poznati : Christopher Dickey.


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