Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition

byJohn WilliamsIntroduction byJohn Mcgahern

July 30, 2019|
Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition by John Williams
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Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe.

The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams''s Stoner "is something much rarer than a great novel - it is a perfect novel," and in the last decade this austere and deeply moving tale of a Midwestern college professor has been embraced by readers all over the world. To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Stoner, NYRB Classics offers a special hardback edition of the book that also includes a previously unpublished correspondence between John Williams and his agent about its writing and publication.
John Williams (1922¬-1994) was born and raised in northeast Texas. After serving in the war, he enrolled at the University of Denver, where he received both his B.A. and M.A. and returned as an instructor in 1954. Williams taught creative writing program at the University of Denver until retiring in 1985. He published two volumes of po...
Title:Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8.8 X 5.5 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.8 X 5.5 X 0.9 in
Published:July 30, 2019
Publisher:New York Review Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781681374574

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