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My Silk Purse and Yours: The Publishing Scene and American Literary Art Hardcover – September, 1992

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In essays and reviews of different lengths, novelist-poet-critic Garrett first deplores the politics and self-serving timidity of today's (New York) publishing establishment. Then, in prose discursive and unpretentiously erudite, he examines writers who have been unfairly denied star status. Except for a savage review of Norman Podhoretz's Making It (1968), these refreshingly independent-minded pieces celebrate daring, honest writing wherever Garrett finds it--in the past (novelist Mary Johnston, who died in 1936), as well as in the present (Shelby Foote, Fred Chappell, Reynolds Price, and others, mostly Southern). A lively collection.
- Charles C. Nash, Cottey Coll., Nevada, Mo.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr; First Edition edition (September 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826208665
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826208668
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,956,123 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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