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By Robert W. Croft

A significant modern author, Anne Tyler has released thirteen novels and nearly 50 brief tales. Her earliest fiction was once released within the Duke college literary journal in the course of her undergraduate years. In 1964, she released her first novel, If Morning Ever Comes. She attained repute with The unintended Tourist (1985), which received the nationwide publication Critics Circle Award and was once made right into a motion picture. Her subsequent novel, Breathing Lessons (1988), gained the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and she or he has obtained a devoted following of readers. She has additionally written various experiences, and her brief fiction has seemed in an collection of magazines over the past 30 years. Tyler's large recognition has been matched by way of an increase in scholarly curiosity in her works, and every yr sees more and more books and articles released approximately her writings.

Many of her readers have an interest in understanding extra approximately her existence, inventive improvement, and past works. and since a lot of her brief fiction is inaccessible, even students have hassle forming a finished view of her literary profession. This reference publication is a entire and certain consultant to Anne Tyler's fictional worlds. the quantity starts with an introductory essay that overviews her existence as a author. The e-book then presents alphabetically prepared entries for her novels, brief tales, and characters. Entries for novels are basically severe. yet simply because her brief fiction is much less to be had, entries for these works additionally supply broad plot summaries. There also are a number of entries for a number of the topics and motifs that taste her paintings, resembling getting older, Diaries, video games, vacations, and Radios. Many entries cite experiences and criticisms, and the amount closes with an in depth bibliography and appendices.

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