The Wadsworth Casebook Series for Reading, Research and Writing: Cathedral
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- Publication Date:October 30, 2003
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Part of The Wadsworh Casebooks for Reading, Research, and Writing Series, this new title provides all the materials a reader needs to complete a literary research assignment in one convenient location. Includes a concise guide to MLA documentation, including information on what kinds of information require documentation and what kinds do not.
It was morning in America when Raymond Carver's Cathedral came out in 1983, but the characters in this dry collection of short stories from the forgotten corners of land of opportunity didn't receive much sunlight. Nothing much happens to the subjects of Carver's fiction, which is precisely why they are so harrowing: nothingness is a daunting presence to overcome. And rarely do they prevail, but the loneliness and quiet struggle the characters endure provide fertile ground for literary triumph, particularly in the hands of Carver, who was perhaps in his best form with this effort.
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