Kaye Gibbons: A Literary Companion
McFarland & Company, 2007 - 371页
With novels like Ellen Foster and A Virtuous Woman, award-winning writer Kaye Gibbons has gained both critical acclaim and a large, devoted following among readers. This literary companion equips the reader with information about characters, plots, dates, allusions, literary motifs, and themes from the bestselling author's works. After an annotated chronology of Gibbons' life, the work presents 103 A-Z entries that include Snodgrass's analysis, cover the writings of reviewers and critics, and provide selected bibliographies. Appendices offer an historical timeline with references to corresponding historical events from Gibbons' novels, along with a list of 42 topics for group or individual research projects.
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Algonquin Press Andrews Review Atlanta Journal-Constitution Bell County Betty Davies birth Charlie Kate Birch Charlotte N.C. Charms child Christmas Clarice Washington cook-housekeeper Cure for Dreams daughter death Derek Curtis Bok Divining Women 2004 Duke Hospital Easy Life 1993 Ellen Foster 1987 Ellen Foster 2006 Emma Garnet Tate Emma's Eudora Welty father female feminist fiction foster mother Frederick Barnes Further reading Gibbons G.P. Putnam's Sons Garnet Tate Lowell Gibbons's gin rummy Goodman Tate grandmother Headache household husband Ibid Jack Ernest Stokes June Kate's Kaye Gibbons Last Afternoon 1998 Laura Lottie O'Cadhain Davies Lottie's Lucille Womble Maggie's Margaret marriage Mary Oliver Maureen Carlton Ross Milk Farm Road narrator North Carolina Occasion OOLA parents Pitts Woodrow Stokes Quincy Lowell Raleigh Richmond Times-Dispatch Ruby Pitts Woodrow Ruby's Samuel seventh novel Sights Unseen 1995 Sophia Snow Birch Southern Starletta's title character Troop Ross Virginia Virtuous Woman 1989 Womble York