TITLE

The sky is a crowded attic

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Jeremy N.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
High Country News;9/14/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 16, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with novelist Andrew Sean Greer is presented. He explains how he described the settings realistically in his novels. Greer discusses how he depicted the fogs and clouds in his book "The Story of a Marriage." When asked whether he considers himself as a Western writer, Greer proudly accepts the title.
ACCESSION #
44287361

 

Related Articles

  • R.K. Narayan: A Typical Craftsman. kumar, Jitender // Indian Streams Research Journal;Mar2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Special section p1 

    As we know that R.K. Narayan created an imaginary place Malgudi in his works. And most of the novels and stories take place in this venue. Narayan depicted the Indian society scenario through his works on the land of Malgudi. Narayan's craftsmanship lies not only in the conventional life of...

  • L'archéologie de la mémoire dans La Nuit des origines de Nourredine Saadi. Benkelfat, Meriem // Comunicare Interculturala si Literatura;2012, Issue 2, p294 

    Memory is the fundamental element that recurs in the story of life of many novelists. We are particularly interested in individual or collective memory, in connection with fiction of certain Maghreb writers, especially the contemporary Maghreb French-speaking author Nourredine Saadi. In his...

  • The Curious Case of Max.  // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);2/23/2009 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 8, p8 

    An interview with author Andrew Sean Greer is presented. When asked how he feels about the success of the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," which was based on a similar premise to his book "The Confessions of Max Tivoli," he says that the movie is different. When asked if his book was...

  • Welcome to the global village, just off the M40, somewhere between Tokyo and Birmingham, Suffolk... Barker, Paul // New Statesman;10/10/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4355, p54 

    Presents a guided tour of an imaginary place called Bicester Village which is supposed to be located north of Oxford, England. Character of people inhabiting the village; Appearance of houses and buildings; Department stores and shops in the village.

  • foreign bodies. ROBERTS, SARAH-JANE // Diva;Apr2013, Issue 202, p22 

    An interview with American novelist and publisher Renée Gladman is presented. She says that the idea and inspiration for her imaginary city of Ravicka in her novels "Event Factory" and "The Ravickians" are born from her desire to write a city and architecture that was previously unknown to...

  • Anthony Trollope's one hundred years.  // America;9/26/1953, Vol. 89 Issue 26, p624 

    The article profiles 19th-century novelist Anthony Trallope, a popular British author, who described realistically the Victorian world. It notes Trollope's best known stories that were set in the imaginary English county of Barsetshire. He is notable for having developed the chronicle form of...

  • LOCATION LOCATION. Abbe, Elfrieda // Writer (Madavor Media);Oct2013, Vol. 126 Issue 10, p20 

    The article offers information on how novelist David Rhodes correlates a sense of place to the character, narrative, and meaning of a story. Topics include Rhodes' novels "Driftless" and "Jewelweed," the use of the Driftless Area of Wisconsin as the setting of the books, and the credibility of a...

  • FAULKNER, WILLIAM. Fleming, Thomas // Reader's Companion to American History;1991, p385 

    Information about American novelist William Faulkner is presented. Born in Mississippi, he was a mediocre high student with a main interest only on football before a friend introduced him to avant-garde literature. He enlisted in the Canadian air force but action as the World War I ended before...

  • The Quarters: Ernest Gaines and the Sense of Place. Rowell, Charles H. // Southern Review;Summer1985, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p733 

    The article focuses on the description of places in the fictions written by Ernest Gaines. The action in Gaine's fiction takes place in the quarters, homes, jails, saloons, stores, yards and fields. In its infinite details, the world of the fiction of Gaines encompasses the countryside, the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics