Michigan Literary Luminaries

From Elmore Leonard to Robert Hayden
Product Number: EB00752810
Released: Jan 31, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781625854698
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Description

Discover the novelists, poets, and others who are part of this Midwestern state's rich literary tradition. From Ernest Hemingway's rural adventures to the gritty fiction of Joyce Carol Oates, the landscape of the "Third Coast" has inspired generations of the nation's greatest storytellers. Michigan Literary Luminaries shines a spotlight on this rich heritage of the Great Lakes State. Discover how Saginaw greenhouses shaped the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Theodore Roethke. Compare the common traits of Detroit crime writers like Elmore Leonard and Donald Goines. Learn how Dudley Randall revolutionized American literature by doing for poets what Motown Records did for musicians, and more. With a mixture of history, criticism, and original reporting, journalist Anna Clark takes us on a surprising literary tour.

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Author(s): Anna Clark
Original Publish Date: May 04, 2015

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