Rabbit Runs - Straight to the Fine Arts Exhibit ; John Updike Uses His Writing Skills to Explore His First Love: The Visual Arts
Hartle, Terry, The Christian Science Monitor
John Updike may be America's most accomplished living novelist. His penetrating psychological portraits have earned him critical acclaim (one Pulitzer prize for "Rabbit is Rich" and a second for "Rabbit at Rest") and popular recognition (two Time Magazine cover stories).
He is also a prolific and perceptive art critic. A first book, "Just Looking," was published in 1987, and in the intervening two decades he has, by his own count, published some 50 additional essays. Many of these have appeared in the New York Review of Books and run as long as 3,000 words, making them far more detailed than the reviews one finds in the local newspaper.
Knopf has gathered 18 of …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Rabbit Runs - Straight to the Fine Arts Exhibit ; John Updike Uses His Writing Skills to Explore His First Love: The Visual Arts. Contributors: Hartle, Terry - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 2, 2005. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.