Barbara Kingsolver--a writer of fiction, documentary, verse and essay--supports entertaining stories with profound themes of ecological responsibility and defense of human rights. This work is an introduction and overview of the author's literary achievements, opening with an annotated chronology of Kingsolver's life, activism, works, and awards, followed by a family tree. The 122 alphabetical entries in the main text provide data and analysis on characters, dates, historical figures and events, allusions, literary motifs, and themes from Kingsolver's works, combining insights with generous citations from primary and secondary sources. Each entry concludes with a selected bibliography. Appendices include a timeline of events in The Poisonwood Bible, a list of 46 writing and research topics, a bibliography, and a comprehensive index.The coyote, a newcomer to the southern Appalachians, is her chief concern, but the thrill of Eddie Bondoa#39;s hand on hers ... The statement relieves Deanna of a fanatic pro-life stance and acknowledges the normal demands of the food chain.
|Author||:||Mary Ellen Snodgrass|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2004-08-26|