Great American Writers: Twentieth Century - Vol. 6

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Great American writers: twentieth century / R. Baird Shuman, editor.
v, cm.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Contents: v. 6. Agee-Bellow--v. 2. Benét-Cather--v. 3. Cormier-
Dylan--v. 4. Eliot-Frost--v. 5. Gaines-Hinton--v. 6. Hughes-Lewis--v. 7.
London-McNickle--v. 8. Miller-O'Connor-v. 9. O'Neill-Rich--v. 10.
Salinger-Stein--v. 11. Steinbeck-Walker--v. 12. Welty-Zindel--v. 13.
Index.

ISBN 0-7614-7240-1 (set)--ISBN 0-7614-7246-0 (v. ft)
1. American literature--20lh century--Bio-bibliography--
Dictionaries. 2. Authors, American--20th century-Biography-
Dictionaries. 3. American literature--20th century--Dictionaries. 1.
Shuman, R. Baird (Robert Baird), 1929-

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Printed in Malaysia; bound in the United States

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Volume 6 Illustration Credits

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From A Separate Peace (jacket cover) by John Knowles. Used by per-
mission of Bantam Books, a division of Random House, Inc.: 808
From Peace Breaks Out (jacket cover) by John Knowles. Used by per-
mission of Bantam Books, a division of Random House, Inc.: 812
Bettmann/Corbis: 744, 769, 770, 792, 835, 837
Paul O. Boisvert/New York Times Co./Archive Photos: 764
D. Boone/Corbis: 753
Private Collection/Bridgeman Art Library International Ltd 2001: 805
Brown Brothers: cover portrait of Robinson Jeffers: 759, 783, 845, 847
Hanson Carroll/TimePix: 811
Chicago Historical Society: 739
Corbis: cover portrait of Zora Neale Hurston, 745, 781, 793, 807,
810, 813, 821, 825, 830
Corbis/Bettmann-UPI: 726, 851
Culver Pictures: cover portrait of Sinclair Lewis, 843
Davenport Museum of Art. Museum purchase through funds provided
by the friends of Art Permanent Endowment Fund and a gift from Mr.
and Mrs. Morris Geifman: 849
The Exonian, Nov. 1, 1972. Photo by Bradford Herzog, Courtesy of the
Class of 1945 Library, Phillips Exeter Academy: 806 (a), 806 (b)
Nat Farbman/TimePix: 789, 794
Robert Gambee, Exeter Impressions: 815
The Granger Collection, New York: cover portrait of Langston
Hughes, 725, 727, 747, 750, 836, 852
HarperCollins Publishers: 749, 755
Hampton University Museum, Hampton, Virginia: 735
Hill and Wang, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux: 733, 734
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution,
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966. Photographed by Lee Stalsworth: 740.
Robert Holmes/Corbis: 791
© by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Courtesy of Museum of Church
History and Art, Salt Lake. Used by Permission: 826
Courtesy of John Knowles: cover portrait of John Knowles, 803
The Kobal Collection: 766, 772, 775, 777, 779, 780, 809, 816, 839,
840, 858, 859, 860, 861
Cecil Layne/Schomburg Center lor Research in Black Culture: 729
Liaison/Getty Images: cover portrait of John Irving, 763, 765
Library of Congress: 788
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Point Lobos, Carmel by Childe
Hassam. Copyright © 2001 Museum Associates/LACMA: 786
Margaret Laurence Home: cover portrait of Margaret Laurence, 819, 820, 822
Courtesy of Marshall Cavendish/Linda Sykes: 774, 776
Monterey Museum of Art, Gift of Jane and Justin Dart, 92, 82: 800
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes/Kaetus Foto/SuperStock: 828
Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles. Palmer C. Hayden
Collection, gift of Miriam A. Hayden: 732
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C./Art Resource,
NY: 754, 760
National Portrait Gallery/Art Resource. NY: 738
Courtesy of New Directions: 787
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana: 757
Penguin Putnam Inc.: 850
Photofest: 858
Photofest/Jagarts: 838
Private Collection/John Kaulmann/SuperStock: 804
Reuters NewMedia Inc/Corbis: 768
Robert Jeffers Tor House Foundation: 795
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: 728
Smathers Library/University of Florida: 746, 748, 751
Richard Hamilton Smith/Corbis: 797
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C./Art Resource,
NY: 731, 741, 743
Paul Souders/Corbis: 798
TimePix: 784, 794
David and Peter Tumley/Corbis: 769
University of Chicago Press/Alex Colville: 823, 827
UPI/Corbis-Bettmann: cover portrait of Harper Lee, 833
Utah State Fine Arts Collection: 831
Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books and Ballantine Books, divi-
sions of Random House Inc.: 730, 737, 767, 773, 790
Collection of Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Gift of the T. B. Walker
Foundation, Gilbert M. Walker Fund. 1948: 856
Collection of Whitney Museum of American Art. Josephine N. Hopper
Bequest 70.1170: 801
Collection of Whitney Museum of American Art, Josephine N. Hopper
Bequest 70.1185: 846
Collection of Whitney Museum of American Art Purchase, with funds
from Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 31.426: 853
Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Books and
Manuscripts Library: 834, 844, 862

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  • Langston Hughes 725
  • Zora Neale Hurston 745
  • John Irving 763
  • Robinson Jeffers 783
  • John Knowles 803
  • Margaret Laurence 819
  • Harper Lee 833
  • Sincluar Lewis 843
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