Collected Stories and Other WritingsJohn Cheever Blake Bailey / Sep 22, 2019
Collected Stories and Other Writings stories John Cheever s stories rank among the finest achievements of th century short fiction Ensnared by the trappings of affluence adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity his character
80 stories John Cheever s stories rank among the finest achievements of 20th century short fiction Ensnared by the trappings of affluence, adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity, his characters find themselves in the midst of dramas that, however comic, pose profound questions about conformity and class, pleasure and propriety, and the conduct and meaning of an 80 stories John Cheever s stories rank among the finest achievements of 20th century short fiction Ensnared by the trappings of affluence, adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity, his characters find themselves in the midst of dramas that, however comic, pose profound questions about conformity and class, pleasure and propriety, and the conduct and meaning of an individual life At the same time, the stories reveal their author to be a master whose prose is at once precise and sensuous, in which a shrewd eye for social detail is paired with a lyric sensitivity to the world at large The constants that I look for, he wrote in the preface to The Stories of John Cheever, are a love of light and a determination to trace some moral chain of being By the late 1940s Cheever had come into his own as a writer, achieving a breakthrough in 1947 with the Kafkaesque tale The Enormous Radio It was soon followed by works of startling fluency and power, such as the unsettling Torch Song, with its suggestion of menace and the uncanny, as well as the searing, beautiful treatment of fraternal conflict, Goodbye, My Brother Finally, when Cheever and his family moved to Westchester County in the 1950s, he began writing about the disappointments of postwar suburbia in such definitive classics as The Sorrows of Gin, The Five Forty Eight, The Country Husband, and The Swimmer This volume, published to coincide with Blake Bailey s groundbreaking biography, is the largest collection of Cheever s stories ever published, and celebrates his indelible achievement by gathering the complete Stories of John Cheever 1978 , as well as seven stories from The Way Some People Live and seven additionalstories first published in periodicals between 1930 and 1953 Also included are several short essays on writers and writing, including a previously unpublished speech on Saul Bellow.Goodbye, my brother The common day The enormous radio O city of broken dreams The Hartleys The Sutton place story The summer farmer Torch song The pot of gold Clancy in the Tower of Babel Christmas is a sad season for the poor The season of divorce The chaste Clarissa The cure The superintendent The children The sorrows of gin O youth and beauty The day the pig fell into the well The five forty eight Just one time The housebreaker of Shady Hill The bus to St James s The worm in the apple The trouble of Marcie Flint The bella lingua The Wrysons The country husband The duchess The scarlet moving van Just tell me who it was Brimmer The golden age The lowboy The music teacher A woman without a country The death of Justina Clementina Boy in Rome A miscellany of characters that will not appear The chimera The seaside houses The angel of the bridge The brigadier and the golf widow A vision of the world Reunion An educated American woman Metamorphoses Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin Montraldo The ocean Marito in Citta The geometry of love The swimmer The world of apples Another story Percy The fourth alarm Artemis, the honest well digger Three stories The jewels of the Cabots from The way some people live Summer theatre Forever hold your peace Of love a testimony The brothers Publick house When Grandmother goes The tragic years Other stories Expelled The autobiography of a drummer In passing Play a march Town house Roseheath The national pastime Other writings What happened Moving out F Scott Fitzgerald The melancholy of distance On Saul Bellow Why I write short stories My friend, Malcolm Cowley.
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