Essays Tagged: "National Book Award"

Hayden Carruth, a look at his work

view. He has received fellowships from the Bollingen Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, most recently in 1995, a Lannan Literary Fellowship. He has won man ... the Vermont Governor's Medal, the Carl Sandburg Award, the Whiting Award, the Ruth Lily Prize, the National Book Award and The National Book Critics' Circle Award for Collected Shorter Poems, 1946-19 ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alex Palmer Haley.

estors were taken to the United States as slaves.In 1977 Roots won a special Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. More than one million copies were sold in a year and Roots became an overnight ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay is about the life of Charles Wright, a famous poet.He has recieve hands full of awards for his work and has wrote over 12 poetry books.

ng noticed more and more. After all that hard work he was finally noticed and was nominated for The National Book Award after finishing his book Hard Freight.Ampted by the recognition he came out with ... trilogy had been gathered to acclaims in Country Music: Selected Early Poems (1982). Which won the National Book Award. This new work signaled the initial stage of the third trilogy in that ambitious ...

(9 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyze How Ishmael Reed Is A Prophet And Oracle

rds for his writing, he has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He was also won finalist for the National Book Award two times: once in poetry and once in fiction.During the lectured Ishmael Reed m ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"To Begin the World Anew: The Creative Genius and Ambiguities of our Founding Fathers" by Bernard Bailyn.

. Mr. Bailyn, Professor of Early American history at Harvard, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and the National Book Award, admires and is astonished at what the Founders were able to accomplish. He mana ... e and place where men would be happier. While we have seen this lead to isolationism at times, international arrogance at others, we owe America a promise to always maintain this fresh spectators' vie ...

(8 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice walker 2

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Donald barthelme

86). He also wrote Snow White, a parody of the popular children's fairy tale, the novel. He won the National Book Award for Children's literature for the book titled "The Slightly Irregular Fire Engin ... xas Institute of Letters for his book The Dead Father. His book Sixty Stories was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Faulkner award for Fiction, and the Los Angeles Times Bo ...

(4 pages) 614 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Author Report

ity of its colloquial language. she became widely known with this novel, and the proof of it is the National Book Award in 1983 for the category of fiction, and in the same year she received the Pulit ...

(7 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

American Author

ity of its colloquial language. she became widely known with this novel, and the proof of it is the National Book Award in 1983 for the category of fiction, and in the same year she received the Pulit ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Malcolm X

onal story about his ancestry, most notably of the man named Kunta Kinte. For his efforts, he won a National Book Award and a special Pulitzer prize. But the focus here is on Malcolm X. The retelling ... stors by the white man. Around this time, Malcolm was appointed as a minister and became the national spokesperson for the Nation of Islam. The controversy surrounding Malcolm's teachings of Is ...

(4 pages) 39 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

on writing

, the famous journalist Roger Ebert said: "A lot of people were outraged that he was honored at the National Book Awards, as if a popular writer could not be taken seriously. But after finding that hi ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays