Posted on 16 June 2011 by RK
Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates is a renowned Pulitzer nominated American author. Besides being a novelist, she is also a prolific short story writer, playwright, poet, literary critic, professor and editor. She is the recipient of the O’ Henry Award as well as the National book award. In 2010, she has been honored with the National Humanities medal.
Belle Fleur is one of her popular works.
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Posted on 30 April 2011 by RK
Apart from the Labour Day, 1st May has some other significance, at least for the sake of English Lexicon. It was on this date that Joseph Heller the creator of the Word Catch-22 was born. His name is taken with immense respect in the American Literary circles. He has been always acknowledged as the leading American satirical novelist, short story writer and playwright. Heller is widely regarded as one of the best post–World War II satirists. Catch-22 is widely regarded as the best example of modern day Satire. “Picture This” is also regarded as one of his distinguished works.
Heller also taught creative writing at City College of New York.
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