By Laurence W. Mazzeno
numerous issues approximately Updike's profession make a reception research applicable. First, he used to be prolific: he begun publishing fiction and essays in 1956, released his first booklet in 1958, and from then on, introduced out at the least one new booklet every year. moment, his books have been reviewed extensively - often in significant American newspapers and magazines, and sometimes in overseas ones besides. 3rd, Updike speedy grew to become a darling of lecturers; the 1st publication about his paintings was once released in 1967, below a decade after his personal firstbook. greater than 3 dozen books and hundreds and hundreds of articles of educational feedback were dedicated to Updike. the current quantity will attract the ongoing curiosity in Updike's writing between lecturers and common readers alike.
Laurence W. Mazzeno is President Emeritus of Alvernia college. between different books, he has written volumes on Austen, Dickens, Tennyson, and Matthew Arnoldfor Camden House's Literary feedback in point of view series.
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Becoming John Updike: Critical Reception, 1958-2010 (Literary Criticism in Perspective) by Laurence W. Mazzeno