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artist as historian in the novels of E.L. Doctorow

Barbara Cooper

artist as historian in the novels of E.L. Doctorow

by Barbara Cooper

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Published by School of Graduate and Professional Studies, Emporia State University in Emporia, Kan. (1200 Commercial St., Emporia 66801) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Doctorow, E. L., 1931- -- Characters -- Artists.,
    • Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Art and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Historians in literature.,
    • Artists in literature.,
    • Authors in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 43-44.

      Statementby Barbara Cooper.
      SeriesThe Emporia State research studies ;, v. 29, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.O3 Z59 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3924078M
      LC Control Number81621637

        E.L. Doctorow, who died yesterday, wrote historical novels that never ran the risk of being merely antiquarian. The past was never really . The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova A young woman finds an ancient book and several yellowing letters, all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor." She is plunged into a labyrinth of secrets leading back to a centuries-long quest to uncover the source of .

      From Ragtime and Billy Bathgate to The Book of Daniel, World's Fair, and The March, the novels of E. L. Doctorow comprise one of the most substantive achievements of modern American fiction. Now, with Homer & Langley, this master novelist has once again created an unforgettable work.   E. L. Doctorow died on Tuesday in Manhattan. He was eighty-four. Widely celebrated for his often formally adventurous historical novels—“The Book of Daniel,” “Ragtime,” “Billy Bathgate Author: David Haglund.

      "Ragtime" is a novel by E.L. Doctorow set in turn-of-the-century New York. The novel is famous for its narrative as well as its use of real-life historical figures in fictional situations. It was ranked among TIME Magazine's Best English-Language novels from to and won the National Book Critics .   THE RECENT DEATH of E. L. Doctorow, on J , at the age of 84, provoked a notably warm and widespread response. Lengthy obituaries were printed in all the major newspapers, and tributes.


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