Erskine Caldwell


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Noun1.Erskine Caldwell - United States author remembered for novels about poverty and degeneration (1903-1987)
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Much of their subject matter evokes the works of Southern Gothic writers like William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell and Carson McCullers, among other inuences.
Academic and literary luminaries whose work has appeared in Studies in the Novel include Erskine Caldwell, Judith Fetterley, James Olney, Joseph Heller, Anthony Burgess, Donald Pizer, George Hutchinson, Larry Reynolds, Michael Gilmore, Marianna Torgovnick, Wai-Chee Dimock, Robert Hemenway, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Pericles Lewis, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Ritz, who sent us this information, writes that Epstein's mention of Erskine Caldwell reminded him of a comment the latter made in Call It Experience: The Years of Learning How to Write (1951).
The period movie, which has been written by Linda Yellen and is described as an "epic love story", follows the real-life romance of writer Erskine Caldwell and photojournalist Margaret Bourke White, who collaborated on three books and got married before divorcing a few years later.
La parcela de Dios de Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987) es una de las novelas estadunidenses mas difundidas.
Griffiths' The Birth of a Nation, on such writers as Erskine Caldwell and William Faulkner, whose writings on occasion examined lynchings.
From the overcooked music to the great use of insects to the Erskine Caldwell ethos that seems to infuse everything, "Wild Man" is immersed in American grime.
William Faulkner and Erskine Caldwell may seem like an odd pairing to us today, but in the early 1930s, these two Southern authors were equated as members of a modern school of horror and violence, a school to which novelist Ellen Glasgow gave the name "Southern Gothic.
Certain facts--that, in nineteenth-century England and France, Dickens and Zola used realism and naturalism, respectively, to criticize the hegemonic society; that in the 1930s such American and Latin American writers as John Steinbeck, Erskine Caldwell, Jorge Icaza, and Ciro Alegria wrote realistically in order to challenge the hegemonic groups that were exploiting the poor--are not addressed.
Writer Erskine Caldwell predicted that by 1999 "the U.
HIS photographs, along with the novels of John Steinbeck and Erskine Caldwell and the songs of Woody Guthrie, recorded the effects of the Great Depression on poor, rural families, leading to the gradual success of Franklin D Roosevelt's New Deal for Americans.
American novelist Erskine Caldwell is set to become a major tourist attraction in the state he loved, but was vilified in, for his graphic and brutal descriptions of life in the South.