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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    ... certain some authors wouldn’t be remembered into ... Ann Grau, Katherine Ann Porter, John Cheever, Norman Mailer, John Kennedy Toole, John ...
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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 chronicler ... When not working, Mrs. Cheever kept herself immersed in volunteer groups like the League of Women Voters. Mrs. Cheever remembered, with some bitterness, that her husband wrote a story, “An ...
    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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  • John Cheever's Shady Hill, or: how I learned to stop ...
    JOHN CHEEVER’S SHADY HILL, OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE SUBURBS Keith Wilhite The University of Iowa There’s been too much criticism of the ...
    05/28/2015 - 8:15 am | View Website
  • The Five-Forty-Eight
    A short story by John Cheever about an affair and its surprising aftermath.
    05/27/2015 - 11:33 pm | View Website
  • Falconer by John Cheever
    This is the third time I've read Falconer. The first was in college--I had just met John Cheever at a reading and the book had just been published and everyone ...
    05/27/2015 - 10:57 pm | View Website
  • English 10 Honors: HW: John Cheever's 'Reunion'
    16 Comments: AleksandraP said... Decunstruction binnary oppositions: father - son ( liminal space- mother) selfish - selfless doesn't care- concerned ...
    05/27/2015 - 2:36 pm | View Website
  • John Cheever – The Swimmer | Genius
    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 ...
    05/27/2015 - 7:48 am | View Website
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