An absorbing look at the early beginnings of one of Americaas finest writers, The Mortgaged Heart is an important collection of Carson McCullersas work, including stories, essays, articles, poems, and her writing on writing. These pieces, written mostly before McCullers was nineteen, provide invaluable insight into her life and her gifts and growth as a writer. The collection also contains the working outline of aThe Mute, a which became her best-selling novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. As new generations of readers continue to discover her work, Carson McCullersas celebrated place in American letters survives more surely than ever. Edited by McCullersas sister and with a new introduction by Joyce Carol Oates, The Mortgaged Heart will be an inspiration to writers young and old.The collection also contains the working outline of aThe Mute, a which became her best-selling novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.
|Title||:||The Mortgaged Heart|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2005-04-05|