Conversations with Shelby Foote



Shelby Foote Once Said That He Did Not Know Of Anything He Had Learned About The Writing Of Novels That Couldn T Also Be Applied To The Writing Of History In His Development, The Merging Of These Special Talents Has Made Foote Almost Unique In The History Of American Literature, For Few Other Great Modern Authors Have Proved To Be Master Storytellers In Both Fiction And Historical Narrative.In Conversations With Shelby Foote, This Novelist Historian Expresses Penetrating And Often Humorous Remarks About Major Modern Writers As Well As About The Classical Writers Of Fiction, Plays, Poetry, And Historical Narrative In One Interview Foote Explains How Homer S Iliad And Proust S Remembrance Of Things Past Were His Chief Models For Writing His History Of The Civil War.Foote Recounts Also What It Was Like To Grow Up In A Small Mississippi Town In The First Half Of The Twentieth Century And Tells How His Observations Of African Americans And Whites Of All Classes Influenced His Fiction And History Writing.These Eighteen Interviews Spanning Thirty Seven Years Not Only Detail Shelby Foote S Exploration Of Southern History, Race Relations, And The Role Of Literature In The Formation And Preservation Of A Culture But Also Reveal His Evolution Into A Great Narrative Artist.Conversations with Shelby Foote

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  • Paperback
  • 276 pages
  • Conversations with Shelby Foote
  • William C. Carter
  • English
  • 04 June 2017
  • 0878053867

10 thoughts on “Conversations with Shelby Foote

  1. says:

    A pleasant man a great conversationistI wasn t interested at all in his fiction, and very little in his history what made me purchase and read this book was the man only I had seen him interviewed for the Civil War series by Ken Burns and Mr Foote seemed to me an absolutely charming and delightful man, so much that I felt I could listen to him speak for hours and not get bored, just like a little boy would to his grandfather telling him about the ways the world used to be when your parents ha A pleasant man a great conversationistI wasn t interested at all in his fiction, and very little in his history what made me purchase and read this book was the man only I had seen him interviewed for the Civil War series by Ken Burns and Mr Foote seemed to me an absolutely charming and delightful man, so much that I felt I could listen to him speak for hours and not get bored, just like a little boy would to his grandfather telling him about the ways the world used to be when your parents had you and so forth And there is very little about the man that comes forth,...

  2. says:

    read some time in 1991

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