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On Harper Lee : essays and reflections

Author: Alice Hall Petry
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird remains one of the most enduring works of southern fiction ever written. Although a literary phenomenon - tens of millions of copies have sold worldwide - there is surprisingly little secondary literature on Lee and her only novel. On Harper Lee: Essays and Reflections is the first collection of original essays on the author and her magnum opus.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
On Harper Lee.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607821761
Online version:
On Harper Lee.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608206263
Named Person: Harper Lee; Harper Lee; Harper Lee; Harper Lee; Harper Lee
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Hall Petry
ISBN: 1572335785 9781572335783 9781572336421 1572336420
OCLC Number: 70540506
Description: xxxix, 181 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Racism, fetishism, and the gift economy in To kill a mockingbird / John Carlos Rowe --
Valorizing the commonplace : Harper Lee's response to Jane Austen / Jean Frantz Blackall --
Full circle : a personal reflection / Nichelle D. Tramble --
Humor and humanity in To kill a mockingbird / Jacqueline Tavernier-Courbin --
Structuring the narrator's rebellion in To kill a mockingbird / Laura Fine --
Growing up southern : resisting the code for southerners in To kill a mockingbird / Kathryn Lee Seidel --
The madness in the American haunted house : To kill a mockingbird, the new southern gothic, and the young adult novel of the 1960s : a personal reflection / Gerald Early --
Mockingbirds in the land of hadedahs : the South African response to Harper Lee / Lesley Marx --
The religious vision of To kill a mockingbird / Robert Butler --
The mockingbird's throat : a personal reflection / Doris Betts --
Harper Lee, the one-hit wonder / Alice Hall Petry.
Responsibility: edited by Alice Hall Petry ; with a foreword by William T. Going.
Local System Bib Number:
172677

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The first collection of original essays on the author and her magnum opus. Written for scholars as well as general readers, it is an accessible collection on one of America's most important novels  Read more...
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"On Harper Lee is a compilation of everything you wanted to know about one of the greatest writers ever." - Bookwoman/Bookman "Teachers and scholars will pick up new ideas here, as I did, and will Read more...

 
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