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Collected writings : Two serious ladies, In the summer house, stories & other writings, letters / Jane Bowles ; Millicent Dillon, editor.

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Pottsville Free Public Library LOA 818.5409 B681 (Text) 30003009053784 Adult Nonfiction Available -
  Donated by Edward J. Donahue III in memory of LaVerne Scheibelhut Donahue

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598535136
  • ISBN: 1598535137
  • Physical Description: xvi, 815 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Library Of America, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Novel, play, nine shorter works originally published from 1944-1966, twelve notebook excerpts, and 133 letters.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Two serious ladies -- In the summer house Stories and other writings -- A Guatemalan idyll -- A day in the open -- Song of an old woman -- Two skies -- A quarreling pair -- Plain pleasures -- Camp Cataract -- A stick of green candy -- East side : North Africa Scenes and fragments -- Se©łorita C©đrdoba -- Looking for Lane -- Laura and Sally -- Going to Massachusetts -- The children's party -- Andrew -- Emmy Moore's journal -- Friday -- "Curls and a quiet country face" -- Lila and Frank -- The iron table -- At the Jumping Bean Letters Appendix -- Everything is nice Chronology.
Summary, etc.:
On the occasion of her centenary, Library of America presents the most complete edition ever published of Jane Bowles's incomparable fiction, along with an extensive selection of her frank, vivid and funny letters. The collection includes the novel Two Serious Ladies (1943) and the play In The Summer House (1954), as well as five short stories, two song lyrics, a play and a nonfiction sketch. It also features fragments from two abandoned novels, a section of Two Serious Ladies cut from an earlier draft, four abandoned stories, one unfinished play and one autobiographical fragment.
Subject: Short stories, American.
American drama > 20th century.
Authors, American > 20th century > Correspondence.
Genre: Short stories.
Personal correspondence.
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