Uncollected Early Prose of Katherine Anne Porter

Paperback | August 1, 2009

byKatherine Anne PorterEditorRuth Moore Alvarez, Thomas F. Walsh

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This volume brings together twenty-nine pieces dating from before 1932, none of which appeared in Porter's collected works and many of which are published here for the first time. Both fiction and essays are covered. All these pieces belong to Porter's apprenticeship as a creative writer. Thus, they offer new insights into her artistic development and her relationship with Mexico, a place that, as she later said, .influenced everything I did afterward..

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This volume brings together twenty-nine pieces dating from before 1932, none of which appeared in Porter's collected works and many of which are published here for the first time. Both fiction and essays are covered. All these pieces belong to Porter's apprenticeship as a creative writer. Thus, they offer new insights into her artisti...

Ruth M. Alvarez is an independent scholar who holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Maryland.The late Thomas F. Walsh was a professor of English at Georgetown University and author of Katherine Anne Porter and Mexico: The Illusion of Eden (UT Press).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2009Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0292717695

ISBN - 13:9780292717695

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.... a major contribution to Porter scholarship.... These collected pieces, most of which have never before been available, are absolutely vital for understanding the growth of Porter's art.... essential reading for all those with an interest in the writings of Katherine Anne Porter..