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The Ox-Bow Man: A Biography Of Walter Van Tilburg Clark

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Walter Van Tilburg Clark, author of the classic novel The Ox-Bow Incident, was one of the most important writers of the twentieth century, who helped to change American literature by making the West and its vast, haunted landscapes a legitimate subject for serious fiction. But his career, which began so brilliantly, largely ended when he was still a comparatively young man ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published July 27th 2006 by University of Nevada Press (first published 2004)
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Feb 04, 2016 Erik rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The blurb on the back calls Jackson Benson's 2004 Ox-Bow Man "quite simply the best book that will ever be done on Walter Van Tilburg Clark," which, while Benson has written a fine book, is probably true enough by the fact of its existence alone: though there are two critical works on Clark, a slim 1969 study by Max Westbrook (an academic reading of Jungian archetypes into his fiction that went straight over my head), and a nice collection essays put together in 1983 by Clark's friend and collea ...more
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