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Raymond Carver

Author, Poet (25-May-1938 — 2-Aug-1988)


Arthur F. Bethea. Technique and Sensibility in the Fiction and Poetry of Raymond Carver. Routledge. 2001. 288pp.

Ewing Campbell. Raymond Carver: A Study of the Short Fiction. Twayne. 1992. 177pp.

Maryann Burk Carver. What It Used to Be Like: A Portrait of My Marriage to Raymond Carver. St. Martin's Press. 2006. 356pp.

Tess Gallagher. Soul Barnacles: Ten More Years with Ray. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan. 2000. 249pp.

Cynthia Whitney Hallett. Minimalism & the Short Story: Raymond Carver, Amy Hempel, and Mary Robison. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. 1999. 156pp.

Sam Halpert. Raymond Carver: An Oral Biography. University of Iowa Press. 1995. 206pp.

Sam Halpert (editor). When We Talk About Raymond Carver. Layton, UT: Gibbs-Smith. 1991. 161pp.

G. P. Lainsbury. Raymond Carver's Chronotope: Exploring the Life-World of the Postmodern Literary Project. Taylor and Francis/Routledge. 2003.

Kirk Nesset. The Stories of Raymond Carver: A Critical Survey. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 1995.

Philippe Romon. Parlez-moi de Carver: une biographie littéraire de Raymond Carver. Paris, France: Agnes Viénot. 2003. 568pp. Language: French.

Randolph Paul Runyon. Reading Raymond Carver. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. 1992. 224pp.

Arthur M. Saltzman. Understanding Raymond Carver. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. 1988.

William L. Stull; Maureen P. Carroll (editors). Remembering Ray: A Composite Biography of Raymond Carver. Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press. 1993. 263pp. Forty-three contributors.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.270)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.45)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.88)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.174)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.121)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.93)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.447)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.44)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.3)

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