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The critical response to Ann Petry.

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The critical response to Ann Petry.

Ed. by Hazel Arnett Ervin.

Praeger

2005

401 pages

$104.95

Hardcover

Critical responses in arts and letters: no.44

PS3531

Containing reprints of 16 book reviews and 26 articles, this collection examines the responses of critics to the novels of Chicago Renaissance writer Ann Petry (1908-1997). Ervin (English, Morehouse College) provides background information on Petry's life and career in the introduction. The reviews and articles are then grouped chronologically according to the order of the novels' publication: The Street, followed by Country Place and The Narrows. The volume also features a chronology and a select bibliography of articles, book reviews, and books.

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