Becoming John Updike

Becoming John Updike

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23.74 Becoming John Updike

When John Updike died in 2009, tributes from the literary establishment were immediate and fulsome. However, no one reading reviews of Updike's work in the late 1960s would have predicted that kind ofpraise for a man who was known then as a brilliant stylist who had nothing to say. What changed? Why? And what is likely to be his legacy? These are the questions that Becoming John Updike pursues by examining the journalistic and academic response to his writings.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd (April 01, 2013)

Collection: Camden House

Format: EPUB

Page count: 270 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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