Katherine Anne Porter

Standard Name: Porter, Katherine Anne


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Friends, Associates Carson McCullers
Other friends who not of this group but who were important to CMC included several distinguished writers: Eudora Welty , Katherine Anne Porter , Tennessee Williams , Elizabeth Ames (director of the writers' community at...
Friends, Associates Flannery O'Connor
A less likely friend among the many relationships sustained largely by letter was Mary Ataway Lee , known as Maryat, sister of a new president of Georgia State College for Women. She lived in New...
Literary responses D. H. Lawrence
Katherine Anne Porter 's opinion that the novel was the fevered day-dream of a dying man . . . indulging his sexual fantasies
Parkes, Adam. Modernism and the Theatre of Censorship. Oxford University Press.
was cited by the prosecution. Elaine Feinstein considers that the jury...
Literary responses Edith Sitwell
Katherine Anne Porter was not untypical in finding Sitwell an heir of the ages as well as an experimental modernist when she wrote in a review that this volume represented the true flowering branch springing...
Literary responses Gertrude Stein
GS was disappointed at the small enthusiasm the book generated when it was published. Only Marianne Moore reviewed it favourably. Katherine Anne Porter despaired of its length and density, but argued that to shorten it...
Textual Features Ali Smith
The volume features 101 different women writers, each publication emblematic of the year for which its author is featured. Its contents range from the title-inspiring Miles Franklin 's My Brilliant Career (1901) through Edith Wharton
Textual Production Eudora Welty
EW published A Curtain of Green and Other Stories, her first book, with a preface by Katherine Anne Porter , whom she had met in 1939.
New York Times. New York Times Company.
American National Biography. http://www.anb.org/articles/home.html.
New York Times. New York Times Company.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Eudora Welty
Those reviewed include Margery Allingham Carter , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Virginia Woolf , Rose Macaulay , Colette , Isak Dinesen , Elizabeth Bowen , Katherine Anne Porter , and EW 's close friend Ken Millar


1 April 1962: American woman of letters Katherine Anne...

Writing climate item

1 April 1962

American woman of letters Katherine Anne Porter titled her only full-length fiction, the novelShip of Fools, after a late-fifteenth-century satirical poem in German by Sebastian Brant .


Porter, Katherine Anne. “Edith Sitwell’s Steady Growth to Great Poetic Art”. New York Herald Tribune, p. Books 12.