John Cheever Remembered At Centennial

Sunday would have been the 100th birthday of John Cheever, the great short story writer and novelist.

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  • The Swimmer, John Cheever
    I remembered this fairy tale while reading The Brigadier and the Golf Widow, a collection of the short stories John Cheever has written over the last ten years. My children's story contains both Cheever's most successful technique and his obsessive theme.
    03/20/2017 - 10:29 pm | View Link
  • John Cheever: A Biography
    Fred was so much older that he and John could hardly have played together. Cheever remembered little of those first years. What he did remember suggests that things were less sunny than he stated publicly. In his earliest recollections of his mother ...
    06/27/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • John William Cheever
    John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18 ... While Cheever is perhaps best remembered for his short stories (including "The Enormous Radio", "Goodbye, My Brother", "The Five-Forty-Eight", "The Country Husband", and "The Swimmer"), he also wrote ...
    08/4/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • John Cheever centennial remembered through 'Mad Men'
    Sunday would have been the 100th birthday of John Cheever, the great short story writer and novelist (Falconer, The Wapshot Chronicle, Bullet Park) who died in 1982 but continues to be cited as an influence by contemporary writers including Dave Eggers and ...
    05/25/2012 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • John Cheever`s Letters Tell The Truth
    the younger Cheever`s commentary never obtrudes, whether in a ghastly account of a Thanksgiving dinner when ``Dadd y`s hands trembled so that he couldn`t keep peas on a fork,`` or in rapturous tribute to the remembered kindness of his father`s friend ...
    11/26/1988 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Memory
    mem·o·ry (mĕm′ə-rē) n. pl. mem·o·ries 1. The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience. 2. The act or an instance of remembering ...
    03/24/2017 - 3:33 am | View Website
  • John McPhee: Structure
    The approach to structure in factual writing is like returning from a grocery store with materials you intend to cook for dinner. You set them out on the kitchen ...
    03/23/2017 - 6:55 am | View Website
  • SparkNotes: The Crucible: Important Quotations Explained
    Explanation of the famous quotes in The Crucible, including all important speeches, comments, quotations, and monologues.
    03/22/2017 - 11:17 pm | View Website
  • John Hathorne: The Salem Witch Judge – History of ...
    John Hathorne was a judge during the Salem Witch Trials and the great-great grandfather of author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Hathorne was born in Salem on August 5, 1641 to ...
    03/22/2017 - 11:21 am | View Website
  • Rabbit Is Rich
    Rabbit Is Rich is a 1981 novel by John Updike. It is the third novel of the four-part series which begins with Rabbit, Run and Rabbit Redux, and concludes with Rabbit ...
    03/20/2017 - 1:54 pm | View Website
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