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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  • A toast to John Cheever on his 100th birthday
    Long before Don Draper, there was John Cheever. The master of the American short story was the original purveyor of midcentury mystique, especially its darker facets. The endless drinking, ever-present cigarettes, infidelities, secrets of suburban life and ...
    05/12/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
  • How Cheever Really Felt About Living in Suburbia
    JOHN CHEEVER was perhaps America’s foremost ... groups like the League of Women Voters. Mrs. Cheever remembered, with some bitterness, that her husband wrote a story, “An Educated American Woman,” that seemed to be modeled on her, about a suburban ...
    04/29/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Details in new biography obscure the full Cheever
    Cheever ... remembered for his ability to convey life's brief joyful moments, as he did in The Country Husband. The story ends in an ordinary suburban backyard setting at twilight: "Then it is dark; a night where kings in golden suits ride elephants over ...
    03/10/2009 - 10:24 pm | View Link
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    It was one of those midsummer Sundays when everyone sits around saying, "I drank too much last night." You might have heard it whispered by the parishioners leaving ...
    07/6/2015 - 7:50 am | View Website
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    07/5/2015 - 10:25 pm | View Website
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    Essays and criticism on John Cheever's The Swimmer - The Swimmer, John Cheever
    07/5/2015 - 10:43 am | View Website
  • Reading the Short Story: Do John Cheever's Stories Deserve ...
    In the quarter century since his death, John Cheever has been mostly neglected by students and scholars. He is enjoying some new attention this month ...
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  • English 10 Honors: HW: John Cheever's 'Reunion'
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