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Lorrie Moore

Forfatter af A Gate at the Stairs

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Lorrie Moore was born Marie Lorena Moore on January 13, 1957 in Glen Falls, New York. She was nicknamed Lorrie by her parents. She attended St. Lawrence University and won Seventeen magazine's fiction contest. After graduation, she moved to Manhattan and worked as a paralegal for two years. In 1980 vis mere she enrolled in Cornell University's M.F.A. program. After graduation from Cornell she was encouraged by a teacher to contact an agent who sold her collection, Self-Help, which was composed of stories from her master's thesis. Lorrie Moore writes about failing relationships and terminal illness. She is the Delmore Schwartz Professor in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches creative writing. She has also taught at Cornell University. She has written a children's book entitled The Forgotten Helper. She won the 1998 O. Henry Award for her short story People Like That They Are the Only People Here. In 1999 she was given the Irish Times International Fiction Prize for Birds of America. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2006 and in 2010 her novel A Gate at the stairs was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award for fiction. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Lorrie Moore

A Gate at the Stairs (2009) 2,543 eksemplarer, 165 anmeldelser
Birds of America: Stories (1998) 2,480 eksemplarer, 49 anmeldelser
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (1994) 1,402 eksemplarer, 43 anmeldelser
Self-Help (1985) 1,221 eksemplarer, 23 anmeldelser
Anagrams (1986) 935 eksemplarer, 25 anmeldelser
Like Life (1990) 933 eksemplarer, 17 anmeldelser
Bark: Stories (2014) 658 eksemplarer, 35 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 2004 (2004) — Redaktør — 558 eksemplarer
100 Years of the Best American Short Stories (2015) — Redaktør — 294 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
I Am Homeless If This Is Not My Home (2023) 273 eksemplarer, 11 anmeldelser
The Collected Stories (2008) 232 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary (2014) 128 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
I Know Some Things: Stories About Childhood by Contemporary Writers (1992) — Redaktør — 86 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Collected Stories - Everyman (2020) 49 eksemplarer
The Forgotten Helper: A Christmas Story (1987) 30 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse

Associated Works

The Best American Short Stories of the Century (2000) — Komponist — 1,577 eksemplarer, 10 anmeldelser
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules (2005) — Bidragyder — 1,228 eksemplarer, 14 anmeldelser
The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction (1983) — Bidragyder — 1,140 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead (2008) — Bidragyder — 771 eksemplarer, 20 anmeldelser
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians (2002) — Bidragyder — 540 eksemplarer, 13 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 1999 (1999) — Bidragyder — 455 eksemplarer
Points of View: Revised Edition (1966) — Bidragyder — 417 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 1998 (1998) — Bidragyder — 404 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (1992) — Bidragyder — 369 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker (2000) — Bidragyder — 356 eksemplarer
The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories (1999) — Bidragyder — 353 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 2013 (2013) — Bidragyder — 281 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 1993 (1993) — Bidragyder — 279 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Granta 54: Best of Young American Novelists (1996) — Bidragyder — 238 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 1992 (1992) — Bidragyder — 225 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Object Lessons: The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story (2012) — Introduktion — 222 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
The Best American Short Stories 1990 (1990) — Bidragyder — 221 eksemplarer
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Bidragyder — 214 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Best American Short Stories 1991 (1991) — Bidragyder — 184 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction (2008) — Bidragyder — 126 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Penguin Book of International Women's Stories (1996) — Bidragyder — 115 eksemplarer
20 Under 30 (1986) — Bidragyder — 91 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Bidragyder — 84 eksemplarer
Granta 147: 40th Birthday Special (2019) — Bidragyder — 58 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Literary Traveller: An Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction (1994) — Bidragyder — 54 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Secret Self: A Century of Short Stories by Women (1995) — Bidragyder — 34 eksemplarer
Reasons to Believe: New Voices in American Fiction (1988) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse

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Herlig roman med sit eget forlystelsesparkunivers, hvor hovedpersonen tager af kassen. Har ikke helt samme niveau som hendes bedste noveller.
 
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Fantastiske frygtløse noveller. De virker skånselsløse og autentisk. Meget intelligent forfatter med herlige citatmuligheder. Skal genlæses.
 
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