Erskine Caldwell

by James E. Devlin

Publisher: Twayne in Boston

Written in English
Cover of: Erskine Caldwell | James E. Devlin
Published: Pages: 165 Downloads: 341
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Places:

  • Southern States

Subjects:

  • Caldwell, Erskine, 1903- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Southern States -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Statementby James E. Devlin.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 469
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A322 Z56 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3183784M
ISBN 100805774106
LC Control Number83026538

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His books have been published in forty-five languages and have sold tens of millions of copies, with God's Little Acre alone. Erskine Caldwell was, in his time, a controversial character.

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Caldwell remains one of the most widely translated American authors of all time. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erskine Caldwell including rare photos and never-before-seen documents courtesy of the Dartmouth College Library.

Over the course of a long career, Erskine Caldwell wrote twelve books of nonfiction, twenty-five novels, and nearly short stories.

He was intent on depicting life among the lowly in Georgia and the rest of the South, and his concern for the less fortunate—poor whites and blacks—shines in his great novels and short stories of the s.

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The books were written by local experts, describing "their" region. Erskine Caldwell - Stories of Erskine Caldwell. “Please, Frank,” she said, “I’m awfully thirsty. Won’t you take me into that drugstore and get me a glass of water?”4/5(32). The Black and White Stories of Erskine Caldwell shows the brutality of white men against Blacks in the rural south.

The book is divided into four sections dealing with the themes of lynching, sexual exploitation, sadism and flim flamming. Caldwell's characters will shock you with their hate, cowardice and ignorance.5/5(1). One Lov Bensey trudged homeward through the deep white sand of the gully-washed tobacco road with a sack of winter turnips on his back.

He had put himself to a File Size: KB.Erskine Caldwell’s reputation as a short-story writer rests mainly on the collections published in the ’s: American Earth, We Are the Living, Kneel to the Rising Sun, and Other Stories.Erskine Caldwell () was born in Newnan, Georgia.

He became one of America's most widely read, prolific, and critically debated writers, with a literary output of more than sixty titles. At the time of his death, Caldwell's books had sold eighty million copies worldwide in more than forty languages/5(4).