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Raymond Carver
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Carver's shrewd new publisher here repackages 30 stories - a few with new titles - from his four collections, and includes seven uncollected pieces, one of which has never seen print. This selection spans 25 years and provides the perfect opportunity to assess an acclaimed career. For the most part, Carver's seven new pieces add little to his inflated reputation. The trite imagery, the deliberately stale language, and the unintentional bathos - all the elements of Carver's common-man pose - continue to generate tales of failure and false promise, a neo-proletarian rhetoric of victimization and survival. His male narrators often wallow in self-pity, and their problems usually concern women.

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ISBN13 (SKU) 9781860460395
Title Where I'm Calling From - The Selected Stories
Author Raymond Carver
Edition 1st
Publisher Booksite
Publication Date 2003
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Publishing Status -
Format Type Physical
Number of Pages 448
Institutions Varsity College
Course Codes ENGL7312
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