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Carson McCullers

American writer

1917   -   1967

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Columbia University, New York University, Columbus High School
occupation: poet, novelist, playwright, writer, screenwriter, prosaist
award received: Guggenheim Fellowship, Georgia Women of Achievement
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Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) was an American novelist, short-story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet. Her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940), explores the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts in a small town of the Southern United States. Her other novels have similar themes and most are set in the deep South. McCullers' work is often described as Southern Gothic and indicative of her southern roots. Critics also describe her writing and eccentric characters as universal in scope. Her stories have been adapted to stage and film. A stage adaptation of her novel The Member of the Wedding (1946), which captures a young girl's feelings at her brother's wedding, made a successful Broadway run in 1950–51.
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Works

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

1940 novel by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

1940

The Ballad of the Sad Café

novel by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

1951

The Member of the Wedding

1946 novel by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

1946

Clock Without Hands

book by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

1961

Reflections in a Golden Eye

novel by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

1941

A Rock, a Tree, a Cloud

short story by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

The Member of the Wedding

play by Carson McCullers

author: Carson McCullers

Romans et nouvelles

author: Carson McCullers, Pierre Nordon

The Member of the Wedding

author: Carson McCullers

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