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Pearl S. Buck: a cultural biography

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Cambridge University Press,
Pub. Date:
1996.
Language:
English
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One of the most popular novelists of the twentieth century, winner of a Pulitzer and Nobel Prize for Literature and an active social and political campaigner, particularly in the field of women's issues and Asian-American relations, Pearl Buck has, until now, remained 'hidden in public view'. Best known, perhaps, as the prolific author of The Good Earth, Buck led a career which extended well beyond her eighty works of fiction and non-fiction and deep into the public sphere. In this critically acclaimed biography, Peter Conn retrieves Pearl Buck from the footnotes of literary and cultural history and reinstates her as a figure of compelling and uncommon significance in twentieth-century literary, cultural and political history.
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9780521560801
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subject_facet Americans -- China -- Biography, Buck, Pearl S. -- (Pearl Sydenstricker), -- 1892-1973 -- Biography, China -- Social life and customs, Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Women novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography
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