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by David Michael Kaplan

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ISBN:
0140096248
Author:
David Michael Kaplan
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books (April 2, 1988)
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224 pages
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Literature & Fiction. David Michael Kaplan (Author). In "Doe Season" (selected as one of the Best American Short Stories of 1985), a tomboy on a deer hunt accepts a terrible invitation to kill

Literature & Fiction. In "Doe Season" (selected as one of the Best American Short Stories of 1985), a tomboy on a deer hunt accepts a terrible invitation to kill. The luminous beauty and horror of her night encounter with the beast typify Kaplan's subtle and convincing way with the supernatural.

Literature & Fiction Books Contemporary Literature Books. by David Michael Kaplan. ISBN13: 9780140096248.

Contemporary American fiction.

Each of Kaplan's characters seeks comfort of some sort. A tomboy wants the comfort of acceptance in her father's hunting group. A young widower tries to show his daughter the relief in mourning. And in the title story, an uneasy comfort is found in the knowledge of infidelity.

Michael Kaplan is an American costume designer for film. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kaplan has been working in the Hollywood film industry since 1981. He won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award for Best Costume Design together with Charles Knode in 1983 for his costume design work on Blade Runner, the first d film he had worked on as costume designer.

Self-Reflexive Materialities in Contemporary American Fiction". Contemporary American Fiction. From the Delivered to the Dispatched: Masculinity in Modern American Fiction, 1969-1977. Drawing on examples from the works of prolific contemporary American writers, Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison and Michael Herr, Stilley investigates hypermasculine male violence, the classical and grotesque body, as well as specific regional themes such as the Western frontier, the American Adam, the Southern Gothic and the Suburban Gothic.

This book examines representations of the specter in American twentieth and fiction

This book examines representations of the specter in American twentieth and fiction. David Coughlan’s innovative structure has chapters on Paul Auster, Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, and Philip Roth alternating with shorter sections detailing the significance of the ghost in the philosophy of Jacques Derrida, particularly within the context of his 1993 text, Specters of Marx.

Featuring a wide range of authors - from canonical figures such as Philip Roth, Don DeLillo and Annie Proulx, to increasingly influential writers such as Jeffrey Eugenides, Gish Jen and Richard Powers - the book combines detailed readings of key texts with informative discussions of their historical, social and cultural contexts.

Descriptors: Authors, Contemporary Literature, Fiction, Higher Education, Mexican American Literature, Mexican Americans . Предметы: AMNESIA & Redress in Contemporary American Fiction: Counterhistory (Book), GAUTHIER, Marni, AMERICAN fiction, NONFICTION

Descriptors: Authors, Contemporary Literature, Fiction, Higher Education, Mexican American Literature, Mexican Americans, Poetry, Racial Bias, Sex Bias, Sex Role, Social Class. Тип публикации: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers. Добавить в избранное. Предметы: AMNESIA & Redress in Contemporary American Fiction: Counterhistory (Book), GAUTHIER, Marni, AMERICAN fiction, NONFICTION.