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Katherine Anne Porter - Life Stories, Books, and Links
 
Biographical Information

Stories about Katherine Anne Porter

Selected works by this author

Selected books about / related to this author

Recommended links
 
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
 
Photo: 1935-36, Paris. Papers of Katherine Anne Porter, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
Katherine Anne Porter
(1890 - 1980)

 
Category:  American Literature
 
Born:  May 15, 1890
Indian Creek, Texas, United States
 
Died:  September 18, 1980
College Park, Maryland, United States
 
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William Shakespeare
 
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Katherine Anne Porter - LIFE STORIES
 
 
4/1/1962     Ship of Fools and Other Folly
When Katherine Anne Porter's best-selling Ship of Fools was published on April Fools Day, 1962, it joined a long tradition of Fool literature. Porter took her title from a moral allegory of the same name published in the fifteenth century, but in the third century St. Chrysostom had lastingly defined the Fool as "he who gets slapped," and even then the slapping had already been going on for some time. . . .
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SELECTED WORKS BY THIS AUTHOR
 
 
Katherine Anne Porter's Poetry
by Katherine Anne Porter, Darlene Harbour Unrue (Editor)
poetry, biography, analysis
 
Letters of Katherine Anne Porter
by Katherine Anne Porter, Isabel Bayley (Editor)
correspondence
 
Pale Horse, Pale Rider: Three Short Novels
fiction
 
Ship of Fools
fiction
 
The Collected Essays and Occasional Writings of Katherine Anne Porter
essays
 
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
fiction
 
The Never-Ending Wrong
fiction
 
The Old Order: Stories of the South
fiction
 
This Strange, Old World: And Other Book Reviews by Katherine Anne Porter
by Katherine Anne Porter, Darlene Harbour Unrue (Editor)
book reviews
 
Uncollected Early Prose of Katherine Anne Porter
by Katherine Anne Porter, Ruth M. Alvarez (Editor), Thomas F. Walsh (Editor)
fiction, essays
 
 
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SELECTED BOOKS ABOUT (or related to) THIS AUTHOR
 
 
Critical Essays on Katherine Anne Porter
by Darlene Harbour Unrue (Editor)
literary criticism
 
From Texas to the World and Back: Essays on the Journeys of Katherine Anne Porter
by Mark Busby (Editor), Dick Heaberlin (Editor)
biography, essays
 
Katherine Anne Porter and Mexico: The Illusion of Eden
by Thomas F. Walsh
criticism and analysis
 
Katherine Anne Porter's Women: The Eye of her Fiction
by Jane Krause DeMouy
criticism and analysis
 
Katherine Anne Porter: A Life
by Joan Givner
biography
 
Katherine Anne Porter: A Sense of the Times
by Janis P. Stout
criticism and analysis
 
Strategies of Reticence: Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter, and Joan Didion
by Janis P. Stout
criticism and analysis
 
Truth and Vision in Katherine Anne Porter's Fiction
by Darlene Unrue
criticism and analysis
 
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Guide to the Papers of Katherine Anne Porter
This website, produced by the Archives and Manuscripts Department, University of Maryland Libraries, offers detailed information on a variety of holdings of interest to serious researchers.

"The Papers of Katherine Anne Porter consist of materials dated from 1842 to 1980 that Miss Porter created, received, or collected during her lifetime (1890-1980). The materials include correspondence; manuscripts and drafts of both published and unpublished literary works, notes, and research materials; items relating to Miss Porter's awards, her organizational interests, and her lecturing and college teaching careers; legal and financial documentation; personal materials; newspaper and magazine clippings; print material; serials; manuscripts written by other individuals; audio recordings; three-dimensional memorabilia; and photographs."
Katherine Anne Porter Collection, University of Maryland
Offers a range of materials of interest to students and academic researchers. Find a biography, bibliography, an archive of newsletters from the Katherine Anne Porter Society, and more.
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