Covers more than sixty women who published significant fiction after 1945, with a brief biography, exposition of major works and themes, survey of critical reception, and references to primary and secondary sources for each.An A-to-Z Guide Laurie Champion, Rhonda Austin ... realism, little surface plot, open-ended resolutions, and frequent use of first-person and present-tense narrative devices. Masona#39;s fiction is compared with those of minimalist writers such as Raymond Carver, Ann Beattie, and Frederick Barthelme. ... Masona#39;s references to popular culture sometimes are set against the background of the Vietnam War.
|Title||:||Contemporary American Women Fiction Writers|
|Author||:||Laurie Champion, Rhonda Austin|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002-01-01|