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The Resource The Ox-Bow man : a biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Jackson J. Benson

The Ox-Bow man : a biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Jackson J. Benson

Label
The Ox-Bow man : a biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Title
The Ox-Bow man
Title remainder
a biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Statement of responsibility
Jackson J. Benson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Walter Van Tilburg Clark was one of the West's most important literary figures. Author of the classic novel The Ox-Bow Incident, he helped to change American literature by making the West a legitimate subject for serious fiction. As a comparatively young man, he published three novels and an acclaimed collection of short stories, then remained almost silent for the rest of his life, the victim of a paralyzing case of writer's block. Now Jackson J. Benson has produced the first full-length biography of this enigmatic, and ultimately tragic figure."
  • "Based on widely scattered sources - personal papers and correspondence; Clark's unpublished stories and poems; and interviews with family members, friends, and others - Benson focuses on Clark's intellectual and literary life as a writer, teacher, and westerner, balancing his account of the experiences, people, and settings of Clark's life with an examination of Clark's complex psyche and the crippling perfectionism that virtually ended his career. He also offers an assessment of Clark's place in Western writing."--Jacket
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benson, Jackson J
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3505.L376
LC item number
Z56 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Western literature series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clark, Walter Van Tilburg
  • Authors, American
  • Western stories
  • Clark, Walter Van Tilburg
  • Clark, Walter VanTilburg
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Authors, American
  • Western stories
Label
The Ox-Bow man : a biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Jackson J. Benson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-414) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
61479313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (426 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874176353
Lccn
2004001834
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61479313
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The Ox-Bow man : a biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Jackson J. Benson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-414) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
61479313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (426 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874176353
Lccn
2004001834
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61479313
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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