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The Resource The selected letters of Wallace Stegner, edited by Page Stegner

The selected letters of Wallace Stegner, edited by Page Stegner

Label
The selected letters of Wallace Stegner
Title
The selected letters of Wallace Stegner
Statement of responsibility
edited by Page Stegner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wallace Stegner, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1972, was a great writer. As an author, historian, teacher, and environmentalist, he influenced countless prominent individuals during his long life. Showcasing some of those relationships, these letters (written between 1933 and 1993) cover a broad range of topics, including literature, history, conservation, and Stanford. Here are letters to colleagues, like Ansel Adams, friends and family, as well as many students who went on to become well-respected authors, among them Wendell Berry, John Daniel, Barry Lopez, William Kittredge, and Robert Stone. In 1946 he founded the prestigious Stegner Fellowship Program. In 1961, his memos to then Secretary of the Interior Steward Udall set the tone and agenda for what would become the modern environmental movement. Here, in their entirety, are the letters that track it all. For a man who had no interest in writing an autobiography, they offer an inside look at his "unedited thoughts and opinions, and to a factual narrative untransformed by the literary imagination, to life lived before being lived," writes his son Page Stegner in his introduction. Here is history as told through correspondence with people who helped sh
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stegner, Wallace
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3537.T316
LC item number
Z48 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stegner, Page
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • Historians
  • Conservationists
Label
The selected letters of Wallace Stegner, edited by Page Stegner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins -- Biographers and critics -- Reflections on the works -- Special friends and family -- The literary life -- Stanford: 1945-1971 -- On history and historians -- Conservation
Control code
122313370
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9781593761684
Lccn
2007011764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)122313370
Label
The selected letters of Wallace Stegner, edited by Page Stegner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins -- Biographers and critics -- Reflections on the works -- Special friends and family -- The literary life -- Stanford: 1945-1971 -- On history and historians -- Conservation
Control code
122313370
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9781593761684
Lccn
2007011764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)122313370

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