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by Peter Taylor
The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor. Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor (1917-1994) was the author of fifty-nine published stories, several plays, and three novels, including A Summons to Memphis (1986) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning In the Tennessee Country (1994)
The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor. Peter Hillsman Taylor. The Old Forest and Other Stories. Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor (1917-1994) was the author of fifty-nine published stories, several plays, and three novels, including A Summons to Memphis (1986) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning In the Tennessee Country (1994). In 1978 he was awarded the Gold Medal in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and in 1993 the PEN/Malamud Award for his lifetime contribution to the art of the short story.
May 03, 2009 Matthew rated it really liked it. When I think of Peter Taylor, I think of the closer to his story Dean of Men: "It is a strange world, Jack, in which an old man must tell a young man this. At times, the stories also suffer from a certain preciousness of subject matter - an almost tedious This book was a pleasure, especially for a Tennessean like me. It's easy, however, to see why you don't hear much about Peter Taylor these days. These stories are old-fashioned in their delicate construction and even delicate-r prose style.
Born and raised in Tennessee, Peter Taylor was the great chronicler of the American Upper South . Two of the stories in this volume, A Cheerful Disposition and The Megalopolitans, are collected here for the first time.
Born and raised in Tennessee, Peter Taylor was the great chronicler of the American Upper South, capturing its gossip and secrets, its divided loyalties and morally complicated legacies in tales of pure-distilled brilliance.
Peter Taylor; Introduction by Richard Bausch. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Described by Anne Tyler as "the undisputed master of the short story form," Peter Taylor imbued his stories with a powerful sense of the conflicts between the old rural society and the increasingly urbanized South. Ranging in subject from the story of the exposure of a respected doctor's infidelity by the family's longtime cook to the tale of elderly siblings whose party for young people exposes the town's class divisions, the stories often explore family dynamics within the larger society of the South. Connect with the author.
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This book is on the following lists . Taylor: Collected Stories (Contemporary American Fiction).
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Peter Carey was born in 1943 in Australia and lives in New York. He is the author of the highly acclaimed selection of short stories, The Fat Man in History, six novels, Bliss, Illywhacker (shortlisted for the 1985 Booker Prize), Oscar and Lucinda (winner of the 1988 Booker Prize), The Tax Inspector, The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith and Jack Maggs, and a book for children, The Big Bazoohley. Published in Canada by Vintage Canada, a division of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto.
Two of the stories in this volume, A Cheerful Disposition and The Megalopolitans, are collected here for the first time. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.
Born and raised in Tennessee, Peter Taylor was the great chronicler of the American Upper South, capturing its .
Collected Stories" is a standard name for books that aren't complete - that don't include all of a writer's work. Peter Taylor is a master stylist, writing taught, compelling Southern fiction. It is surprising he's not more widely read. Those are called "The Complete Short Stories of AUTHOR. Taylor is a Southern writer and I love Southern writers. A Master's Masterpieces: Southern, thoughtful, modern, homey. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 21 years ago.
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Short Stories & Anthologies
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc (October 14, 1981)
Pages: 544 pages