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Author: Alice Hall Petry
Publisher: Univ Tennessee Press; 1 edition (February 28, 2008)
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Alice Hall Petry is professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird remains one. Alice Hall Petry is professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.

Alice Hall Petry is professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. On Harper Lee is a compilation of everything you wanted to know about one of the greatest writers ever. One person found this helpful. Do you want to read the rest of this article? Request full-text. Citations (3). References (0). A Love Story Pure and Simple : Harper Lee and Atticus Finch.

On Harper Lee is a compilation of everything you wanted to know about one of the greatest writers ever.

Fortunately, Alice Hall Petry has compiled a book of essays on the novel that sheds a variety of new lights on the story .

Fortunately, Alice Hall Petry has compiled a book of essays on the novel that sheds a variety of new lights on the story, opening up fresh ways to read the novel and original perspectives from which to teach it. Consider, for example, John Carlos Rowe's essay "Racism, Fetishism, and the Gift Economy in To Kill A Mockingbird. In another essay, "Valorizing the Commonplace: Harper Lee's Response to Jane Austen," Jean Frantz Blackall looks at Lee's attempt, much like Austen's, to "leave some record of the kind of life that existed in a very small world.

On Harper Lee: Essays and Reflections is the first collection of original essays on the author and her magnum opus. Merrill Skaggs, Baldwin Professor of Humanities, Drew University show more. About Alice Hall Petry. Read associated articles: Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird.

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On Harper Lee: Essays and Reflections. University of Tennessee Press, 2007. 10. Tavernier-Courbin, Jacqueline. Humor and Humanity in To Kill a Mockingbird in Alice Petry (e. 8. Shackleford, Dean. : On Harper Lee: Essays and Reflections. Memphis: University of Tennessee Press, 2007. Author: Russell Ransom.

Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016) was an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature

Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016) was an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature. Lee only published two books, yet she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007 for her contribution to literature. She also received numerous honorary degrees, though she declined to speak on those occasions

“On Harper Lee is a compilation of everything you wanted to know about one of the greatest writers ever.” —Bookwoman/Bookman“Teachers and scholars will pick up new ideas here, as I did, and will find them well argued and documented appropriately. On Harper Lee will be a godsend to students who need sources for their research papers.” —Merrill Skaggs, Baldwin Professor of Humanities, Drew UniversityHarper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird remains one of the most enduring works of southern fiction ever written. Although a literary phenomenon—tens of millions of copies have sold worldwide—there is surprisingly little secondary literature on Lee and her only novel. On Harper Lee: Essays and Reflections is the first collection of original essays on the author and her magnum opus. Written for scholars as well as general readers, On Harper Lee is an accessible collection on one of America’s most important novels and its often enigmatic creator.Alice Hall Petry is professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. She is the author of A Genius in His Way: The Art of Cable’s Old Creole Days and Understanding Anne Tyler, and the editor of Critical Essays on Kate Chopin.