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Title The critical response to Truman Capote / edited by Joseph J. Waldmeir and John C. Waldmeir.
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.


 Main Stacks  PS3505.A59 Z635 1999    AVAILABLE
Description xix, 242 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Critical responses in arts and letters, 1057-0993 ; no. 32.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-238) and index.
Subject Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contents Plate du jour : soul food : Truman Capote on Black culture / Cecil M. Brown -- Metaphorical world of Truman Capote / John W. Aldridge -- Daydream and nightmare of Narcissus / Ihab H. Hassan -- Capote as gay American author / Peter G. Christensen -- On Capote's grass harp / Eric Bentley -- Grass menagerie / George Jean Nathan -- Stage : house of flowers / Richard Hayes -- Capote's tale / Leslie Fiedler -- Truman Capote : the revelation of the broken image / Paul Levine -- From Gothic to camp / Irving Malin -- Other voices, other rooms : Oedipus between the covers / Marvin E. Mengeling -- Blizzard of butterflies / H.P. Lazarus -- Birth of a heroine / Ihab H. Hassan -- Final door / Terrence Rafferty -- Capote's crime and punishment / Diana Trilling -- Kansas farm murders / Kenneth Tynan -- "Non-fiction" novel / William Wiegand -- Real toads in real gardens : reflections on the art of non-fiction fiction and the legacy of Truman Capote / David Galloway -- Religion and style in the Dogs bark and Music for chameleons / John C. Waldmeir -- "Fire, fire, fire flowing like a river, river, river" : history and postmodernism in Truman Capote's Handcarved coffins / Jack Hicks -- Gothic as vortex : the form of horror in Capote, Faulkner, and Styron / J. Douglas Perry -- Glimpses of "A good man" in Capaote's In cold blood / Jon Tuttle -- Variations on a dream : Katherine Anne Porter and Truman Capote / William L. Nance -- American tragedy and In cold blood : turning case history into art / John J. McAleer -- Major works and themes / Peter G. Christensen.
Other Author Waldmeir, Joseph J.
Waldmeir, John Christian, 1959-