Erskine Caldwell


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United States author remembered for novels about poverty and degeneration (1903-1987)

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Erskine Caldwell, Glasgow's alternate example of Southern Gothic, does not share Faulkner's appropriation of the traditional Gothic formula.
* Writer Erskine Caldwell predicted that by 1999 "the U.S.
HIS photographs, along with the novels of John Steinbeck and Erskine Caldwell and the songs of Woody Guthrie, recorded the effects of the Great Depression on poor, rural families, leading to the gradual success of Franklin D Roosevelt's New Deal for Americans.
American novelist Erskine Caldwell is set to become a major tourist attraction in the state he loved, but was vilified in, for his graphic and brutal descriptions of life in the South.
Besides the big names, Ford introduced talents who confirmed his nose for the new: James Farrell, Erskine Caldwell, and fellow oddball teen Paul Bowles.
Images of poor-whites have been a staple of American culture from William Byrd's colonial description of "Lubberland" to Erskine Caldwell's Tobacco Road and beyond.
As the FBI would say, also "pertaining to the above captioned subject" was information I found in the file on Erskine Caldwell, a League vice-president.
Un Barrage contre le Pacifique (1950; The Sea Wall), her third novel and first success, dealt with a poor French family in Indochina, reflecting the novels by Erskine Caldwell and John Steinbeck then popular in France.
Modern Age, which published inexpensive original and reprint editions of works by Erskine Caldwell, Andre Gide, William Saroyan, and Ignazio Silone among others, then forwarded the manuscript to Wright and novelist Louis Bromfield for evaluation.
A significant obscenity ruling was handed down in New York City concerning Erskine Caldwell's novel God's Little Acre.
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The book offers close readings of the ideas and inspirations of writers of the movement, including Stephen Crane, Ford Madox Ford, Erskine Caldwell, and Edgar Rice Burroughs; three chapters are devoted to Joseph Conrad.
A few of the interviewees in Personal Souths: Interviews from the Southern Quarterly (University Press of Mississippi, 2012) mention Wolfe, including Tennessee Williams, Erskine Caldwell, William Hoffman, and Harry Crews.
1903: Erskine Caldwell. American novelist, whose work includes Tobacco Road.