Story and history in Raymond Carver

Scofield, M.P. (1999) Story and history in Raymond Carver. Critique-Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 40 (3). pp. 266-280. ISSN 0011-1619. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

"Intimacy," "Blackbird Pie," and "Errand," from Raymond Carver's last collection of short fiction entitled 'Elephant,' show his interest in experimental directions. Critics generally view most of Carver's work as realistic, yet these stories show an almost playful attitude toward the concept of fiction as reality. Carver was becoming a writer who invented narratives of imagination and sympathy not available to the historian.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of English
Depositing User: F.D. Zabet
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2009 15:28
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2009 15:28
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16605 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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