Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257602111

Category: Fiction

Page: 600

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Der Roman spielt im Staat Georgia, in einer hässlichen heißen Innenstadt. Es ist die Geschichte eines begabten Mädchens, Mick Kelly, und ihres gewaltsamen Kampfes gegen eine unnachgiebige und harte Umgebung. Carson McCullers' mitleidiges Engagement gilt den einsamen Sonderlingen und Außenseitern, die sich um den taubstummen John Singer scharen, um ihm ihr Herz auszuschütten.
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Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547346654

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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With the publication of her first novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 1930s. Each one yearns for escape from small town life. When Singer's mute companion goes insane, Singer moves into the Kelly house, where Mick Kelly, the book's heroine (and loosely based on McCullers), finds solace in her music. Wonderfully attuned to the spiritual isolation that underlies the human condition, and with a deft sense for racial tensions in the South, McCullers spins a haunting, unforgettable story that gives voice to the rejected, the forgotten, and the mistreated—and, through Mick Kelly, gives voice to the quiet, intensely personal search for beauty. Richard Wright praised Carson McCullers for her ability "to rise above the pressures of her environment and embrace white and black humanity in one sweep of apprehension and tenderness." She writes "with a sweep and certainty that are overwhelming," said the New York Times. McCullers became an overnight literary sensation, but her novel has endured, just as timely and powerful today as when it was first published. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is Carson McCullers at her most compassionate, endearing best.
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Author: Rebecca Claire Gilman

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822224556

Category: Drama

Page: 68

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THE STORY: Adapted from the novel by Carson McCullers, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER explores a universal longing for connection. At its center is John Singer, a lonely deaf man, who becomes the confidant to a constellation of disparate souls--an ang
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Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257602138

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Ein Militärcamp in einem trostlosen, verlassenen Südstaatennest, zwei Paare, die in ihrer monotonen Existenz gefangen sind und deren zwischenmenschliche Verstrickungen unausgesprochen bleiben. Jeden Abend sitzen der Major und seine kränkliche Frau beim Kartenspiel mit Hauptmann Penderton und dessen Frau Leonora, heimlich beobachtet vom Gefreiten Williams, der von der flamboyanten Frau Penderton magisch angezogen ist.
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Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438119275

Category: Women and literature

Page: 201

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Presents a collection of critical essays on the works of Carson McCullers.
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Author: Bertrand E. Brown

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595361781

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 924

Sylvia Stanton has to wonder how every other man on campus can appreciate her except for that sorry, no-good Chad. After a bad decision on Sylvia's part, Chad is intent on making her pay for her indiscretion. Will Chad's actions on that traumatizing night pave the way for all of Sylvia's future relationships? They're all the same-the Chads, the Peters, the Williams-and now there's Terrance. All Sylvia is looking for is a man that has some of the same qualities as her father. She isn't looking for drop-dead good looks or money. All she needs to be happy is a good, strong man who is intelligent, who will love her for the woman she is, and with whom she can grow old. After all, there are women who don't have half the charm and good looks that she has, and they're walking around arm in arm with some beautiful brothers. At least that's the way it seems on the outside looking in. Sylvia would do anything to keep a man happy and satisfied. Yet here she is-stuck in Atlanta, still wishing and hoping. Will she ever find Mr. Right?
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Author: Margaret B. McDowell

Publisher: Twayne Pub

ISBN: 9780805772975

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 158

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Uses biographical background information and analysis of McCullers' novels, stories, and poems to trace the development of her writing
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Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783257201413

Category:

Page: 127

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Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 325760212X

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 1914

›Frankie‹ ist die Geschichte eines Reifeprozesses und einer großen Sehnsucht, der Sehnsucht, dabeizusein: beim Leben der Erwachsenen, hier bei der Hochzeit des Bruders, der von einer fremden Frau entführt wird. Frankies Ruf ›Nehmt mich mit!‹, der ungehört dem abreisenden Paar nachhallt, ist der verzweifelte Ruf, den jedes alleingelassene Kind kennt.
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Author: Virginia Spencer Carr

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 9781570036156

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 181

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Carson McCullers was deemed the "find of the decade" when she appeared on the literary scene at the age of twenty-three and is best remembered for her celebrated novels "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" and "The Member of the Wedding." This book provides a balanced introductory study of her major fiction and shows her as more than a lesbian novelist.
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Roman

Author: Sloan Wilson

Publisher: Dumont Buchverlag

ISBN: 3832187065

Category: Fiction

Page: 446

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Der amerikanische Klassiker in neuer Übersetzung Tom und Betsy Rath sind ein junges Paar, sie haben drei gesunde Kinder, ein schönes Zuhause in einem netten Vorort von New York und ein regelmäßiges, wenn auch nicht üppiges Einkommen. Eigentlich haben sie allen Grund, glücklich zu sein. Doch irgendwie sind sie es nicht. Tom pendelt Tag für Tag in die Stadt, wo er einem unspektakulären Bürojob nachgeht – seit er aus dem Krieg zurückgekehrt ist, hat er sich ohnehin verändert, ist verschlossen und launisch. Betsy fühlt sich unverstanden. Nach einem Karriereschritt hat Tom bald keine Zeit mehr für sein Privatleben. Ist es das, was Tom wirklich will? Als er auf einen alten Kameraden aus dem Krieg trifft, gerät sein Alltag vollends aus den Fugen, Tom muss sich seiner Vergangenheit stellen und eine Entscheidung treffen, die sein Leben grundsätzlich verändern wird. ›Der Mann im grauen Flanell‹, im Original 1955 veröffentlicht und sofort ein Bestseller, vermittelt wie wenige andere Romane den Geist der fünfziger Jahre. Zu Recht gilt er als moderner Klassiker und verdient es, zusammen mit den Werken von Richard Yates, John Cheever und Raymond Carver genannt zu werden. Der Buchtitel war so treffend, dass er im Englischen zu einem feststehenden Begriff wurde. Nun liegt der Roman in einer zeitgemäßen deutschen Übersetzung vor.
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Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 9780547524177

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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In one volume, the complete short fiction of the author of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, including her two most renowned novellas. Carson McCullers—novelist, dramatist, poet—was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes including loneliness in marriage and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Included in this volume are “The Member of the Wedding” and “The Ballad of the Sad Café,” novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be “assuredly among the masterpieces of our language.” “McCullers patented the Southern gothic genre that embraces grotesque, morbid characters with such pervading themes as unrequited love and wounded adolescence. Largely set in the South and richly autobiographical, her writings have endured because of their great power and originality.” —Library Journal
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Carson und Reeves McCullers Kriegsbriefe 1944 - 1945

Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783257241648

Category:

Page: 384

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Roman

Author: Christina Schwarz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442730377

Category: Drowning victims

Page: 382

View: 9004

Worn out from nursing soldiers at a Milwaukee hospital and struggling to recover from a traumatic love affair, Amanda Starkey returns to her family's rural Wisconsin farm to stay with her beloved sister, Mattie, and young niece, Ruth.
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