Shouting Down the Silence: A Biography of Stanley Elkin

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Shouting Down the Silence presents the first complete biography of Stanley Elkin, a preeminent novelist who consistently won high marks from critics but whose complexities of style seemed destined to elude the popular acclaim he hoped to attain. From the publication of his second novel, A Bad Man, in 1967 to his death in 1995, Elkin was tormented by the desire for both material and artistic success. Elkin's novels were taught in colleges and universities, his fiction received high praise from critics and reviewers (two ...

Shouting Down the Silence: A Biography of Stanley Elkin 2010, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252035081

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