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Stegner

conversations on history and literature

by Wallace Stegner

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Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909- -- Interviews,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
    • Historians -- United States -- Interviews,
    • Western stories -- Authorship,
    • West (U.S.) in literature,
    • West (U.S.) -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesConversations on history and literature
      StatementWallace Stegner & Richard W. Etulain ; with a new foreword by Stewart L. Udall.
      SeriesWestern literature series
      ContributionsEtulain, Richard W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3537.T316 Z465 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL974673M
      ISBN 100874172748
      LC Control Number96011656

      Wallace Stegner was a novelist and short-story writer whose work celebrated the American West and won him the country's highest literary awards. In a literary career that covered more than In recognition of Stegner's legacy at the University of Utah, The Wallace Stegner Prize in Environmental or American Western History was established during and is administered by the University of Utah Press. This book publication prize is awarded to the best monograph the Press receives on the topic of American western or environmental.

      About Wallace Stegner. Wallace Stegner (–) was the author of, among other novels, All the Little Live Things (winner of a Commonwealth Club Gold Medal), Angle of Repose (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and The Spectator Bird (winner of the National Book Award). Angle of Repose is a big, beautiful, unique novel. Stegner's method of weaving the stories together works marvelously and so many of his sentences are simply perfect. Susan Ward's life(and Lyman's and Shelly's) is the believable story of a flawed human being--it's not picture perfect--there are no rosy endings for us by:

      Crossing to Safety Wallace Stegner, Random House pp. ISBN Summary Called a “magnificently crafted story brimming with wisdom” by Howard Frank Mosher in the Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in , established itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century. An 8Xinch color glossy photograph of Stegner sitting in a chair in his California home, he looks directly into the camera, the author won both the Pulitzer Prize (Angle of Repose) and the National Book Award (The Spectator Bird), signed on the verso by the photographer.


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Stegner uses the first person narrative of a retired man to review his teenage and college years - a fascinating story, very well written.4/5(32). Joe Allston, the retired literary agent in Stegner's National Book Award winning novel, The Spectator Bird, returns in this disquieting and keenly observed novel.

Scarred by the senseless death of their son and Stegner book by the engulfing chaos of the 1. Wallace Stegner is the writer and creator of the Bruce Mason fictional series of novels. This series was released for readers to enjoy for the first time in This is when the debut story in this series first was printed and it is titled Big Rock Candy Mountain.

Wallace Stegner, American author of fiction and historical nonfiction set mainly in the western United States. All his writings are informed by a deep sense of the American experience and the potential, which he termed “the geography of promise,” that the West symbolizes.

Stegner grew up in. An American masterpiece and iconic novel of the West by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner—a deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national by:   Stegner was the only author mentioned twice - once by a news reporter who said that reading Stegner made her want to spend the rest of her life using words to tell stories, and the other a sportswriter - who said that he’d always wanted to be a fiction writer, until he read “Crossing to Safety.”.

Clearly Mr. Stegner has not gone unnoticed. But neither is he a household name, as he deserves to be. What I am extolling here is the appearance of a superb book at. Stegner won the National Book Award for “The Spectator Bird,” which The Times never reviewed.

He also won a Pulitzer for his best-loved novel, “Angle of Repose,” which the paper only noticed after the award, and then with a sniff. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Wallace Stegner.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are.

The book /5. The Stegner workshop is a course in literary fiction, not in science fiction/mystery, and all manuscripts are therefore judged as literature.

Can I submit work that has been previously published. Yes, if you feel it is the work that best represents you as a writer. The Spectator Bird is a novel by Wallace Stegner. It won the US National Book Award for Fiction in The book tells the story of retired literary agent Joe Allston, who receives a postcard from an old friend, a Danish countess named Astrid.

Joe initially hides the postcard from his wife, Ruth. About the Author Wallace Stegner (–) was the author of, among other novels, All the Little Live Things (winner of a Commonwealth Club Gold Medal), Angle of Repose (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and The Spectator Bird (winner of the National Book Award).

Wallace Earle Stegner, The Spectator Bird (Penguin Classics) As early asSinclair Lewis himself hailed Stegner as, "one of the most important novelists in America" but the national book. Stegner takes a long look back—at four decades of a foursome's life—in a novel that at moments is beguiling, though at others it labors for its theme.

Larry Morgan and his wife Sally are young westerners who, one day in Depression-poorarrive in Madison, Wisconsin, where Larry is to take a one-year teaching post at the University of Wisconsin.

Wallace Stegner has published thirteen novels, three short-story collections, sixteen nonfiction titles, and has edited eighteen works in the fifty-three years he has been publishing books. His first novella, Remembering Laughter, won a Little, Brown Prize inand in Random House published Stegner’s collected stories.

Called a “magnificently crafted story brimming with wisdom” by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication inestablished itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century.

Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, it /5(92). Wallace Stegner. Wallace Stegner () was the author of, among other novels, Remembering Laughter, ; The Big Rock Candy Mountain, ; Joe Hill, ; All the Little Live Things, (Commonwealth Club Gold Medal); A Shooting Star, ; Angle of Repose, (Pulitzer Prize); The Spectator Bird, (National Book Award, ); Recapitulation, ; and Crossing to Safety.

InStegner wrote This Is Dinosaur, a book about a national monument in danger of ruin as the result of a new dam project. Stegner's work ultimately helped save Dinosaur National Monument. Stuart Page Stegner ("Page") passed away on Decem in Reno, Nevada--the western edge of the Great Basin and the part of the country he knew best.

Born in Salt Lake City inthe only child of Wallace and Mary Stegner, he was, as he sometimes remarked, born on wheels. The Wallace Stegner Prize in Environmental Humanities.

$5, Biennial Book Publication Prize, Presented by the University of Utah Press. The Wallace Stegner Prize will be awarded to the best monograph submitted to the Press in the broad field of environmental humanities. To compete for this award, manuscripts must emphasize interdisciplinary.

Wallace Stegner () may be better known for his Pulitzer Prize-winner, "Angle of Repose," but it's his last novel, "Crossing to Safety," .THE BOOK OF LONGINGS by Sue Monk Kidd ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings,etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a .