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William Goyen

selected letters from a writer"s life

by William Goyen

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goyen, William -- Correspondence,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Robert Phillips ; afterword by Sir Stephen Spender.
    ContributionsPhillips, Robert S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3513.O97 Z48 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlii, 427 p. :
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1084943M
    ISBN 100292727739
    LC Control Number94008789

      At first, there was high praise for William Goyen, the Texas-born novelist, short-story writer and playwright, and his best-known book, The House of Breath. In , the Texas Institute of Letters.


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