Author

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John Gardner

American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor

1933   -   1982

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Detroit Mercy, Washington University in St. Louis, DePauw University
occupation: writer, translator, novelist, essayist, non-fiction writer, literary critic, children's writer, journalist, biographer
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Not to be confused with John Gardner (British writer)John Champlin Gardner Jr. (July 21, 1933 – September 14, 1982) was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He is best known for his 1971 novel Grendel, a retelling of the Beowulf myth from the monster's point of view.
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works

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Grendel

novel by John Gardner (American writer)

author: John Gardner

1971

Mickelsson's Ghosts

boek van John Gardner

author: John Gardner

1982

The Sunlight Dialogues

book by John Gardner

author: John Gardner

1972

Nickel Mountain

author: John Gardner

Wreckage of Agathon

author: John Gardner

The resurrection

author: John Gardner

The Art of Fiction

author: John Gardner

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