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The Resource Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner

Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner

Label
Katherine Anne Porter : a life
Title
Katherine Anne Porter
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Joan Givner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts Katherine Anne Porter's rise from Texas log-cabin poverty to a position as a well-known short story writer and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, stressing her stamina, wit, and determination
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Givner, Joan
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • 813/.52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3531.O752
LC item number
Z64 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • PORTER, KATHERINE ANNE <1890-1980>
  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • PORTER, KATHERINE ANNE
  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • Authors, American
  • Women and literature
  • AUTORAS ESTADOUNIDENSES
  • Écrivains américains
  • Authors, American
  • Women and literature
  • United States
  • AUTORAS ESTADOUNIDENSES
  • Biografie
Label
Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Porter Family History: Legend, Memory, Whimsy, and Applejack -- Born to the Practice of Literature -- Adolescence: The Old Order Changeth -- That Preposterous First Marriage -- The Ungodly Struggle -- Death and Rebirth in Denver -- Greenwich Village and Mexico City: A Very Growing Season -- Getting Ready to be a Writer -- The Foreign Land of Massachusetts -- The Fabulous Year -- Farewell to Mexico -- The German Experience -- Paris, Madrid, Basle, Paris: Once I Followed a Husband All Over Europe -- Paris -- Pennsylvania, New York, Louisiana, Texas -- A House of My Own -- The Love of a Lifetime -- California: A Perpetual Homesickness for Just Anywhere Else on Earth -- Disciples Must Be Very Hard for a Mere Human Being to Endure -- University Teaching: Transmitting Something of Value -- I Am Really Old Now and ... Time Is Running Out -- Ship of Fools: The Last Stretch -- The Aftermath of Ship of Fools: I Was Happier Before -- Two Kinds of Success -- The Rewards of Success -- The Final Chapter
Control code
ocm08667791
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
572 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780671432072
Lccn
82010626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780671432072
  • (OCoLC)08667791
Label
Katherine Anne Porter : a life, Joan Givner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Porter Family History: Legend, Memory, Whimsy, and Applejack -- Born to the Practice of Literature -- Adolescence: The Old Order Changeth -- That Preposterous First Marriage -- The Ungodly Struggle -- Death and Rebirth in Denver -- Greenwich Village and Mexico City: A Very Growing Season -- Getting Ready to be a Writer -- The Foreign Land of Massachusetts -- The Fabulous Year -- Farewell to Mexico -- The German Experience -- Paris, Madrid, Basle, Paris: Once I Followed a Husband All Over Europe -- Paris -- Pennsylvania, New York, Louisiana, Texas -- A House of My Own -- The Love of a Lifetime -- California: A Perpetual Homesickness for Just Anywhere Else on Earth -- Disciples Must Be Very Hard for a Mere Human Being to Endure -- University Teaching: Transmitting Something of Value -- I Am Really Old Now and ... Time Is Running Out -- Ship of Fools: The Last Stretch -- The Aftermath of Ship of Fools: I Was Happier Before -- Two Kinds of Success -- The Rewards of Success -- The Final Chapter
Control code
ocm08667791
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
572 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780671432072
Lccn
82010626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780671432072
  • (OCoLC)08667791

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