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Raymond Carver (1938–1988)

Autor(a) de What We Talk about When We Talk about Love

233+ Works 18,595 Membros 296 Reviews 194 Favorited

About the Author

Born in 1938 in an Oregon logging town, Raymond Carver grew up in Yakima, From California he went to Iowa to attend the Iowa Writers Workshop. Soon, however, he returned to California, where he worked at a number of unskilled jobs before obtaining a teaching position. Widely acclaimed as the most mostrar mais important short story writer of his generation, Carver writes about the kind of lower-middle-class people whom he knew growing up. His characters are waitresses, mechanics, postmen, high school teachers, factory workers, door-to-door salesmen who lead drab lives because of limited funds. Critics have said that may have the most distinctive vision of the working class. Nominated posthumously for both a National Book Critics Circle Award (1988) and a Pulitzer Prize (1989) for Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories (1988), Carver is one of a handful of writers credited with reviving the short story form. Some have put Carver in the tradition of Ernest Hemingway and Stephen Crane. Carver's stories tend to be brief, with enigmatic endings, although never erupting. Violence is often just below the surface. An air of quiet desperation pervades his stories, as Carver explores the collapse of human relationships in bleak circumstances. In later works, Carver strikes a note of redemption, unheard at the beginning of his career. But for readers who are not attuned to Carver's voice of resignation, these moments may sound sentimental and unconvincing. Carver died of lung cancer in 1988. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de Raymond Carver

Cathedral: Stories (1983) 3,081 cópias
Short Cuts: Selected Stories (1993) 1,065 cópias
Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories (1983) 556 cópias
Collected Stories (2009) 525 cópias
All of Us: The Collected Poems (1996) 497 cópias
A New Path To The Waterfall (1989) — Autor — 379 cópias
Elephant and other stories (1988) 337 cópias
Beginners (2009) 291 cópias
Ultramarine: Poems (1986) 194 cópias
The Stories of Raymond Carver (1983) 172 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1986 (1986) — Editor & Introduction — 97 cópias
Tres rosas amarillas (1988) 80 cópias
Vidas cruzadas (1995) 31 cópias
Furious Seasons (1977) 28 cópias
Dostoevsky: A Screenplay / King Dog: A Screenplay (1985) — Autor — 25 cópias
Todos los cuentos (2016) 22 cópias
At Night the Salmon Move (1976) 20 cópias
Limonata e altri racconti (2011) 17 cópias
Erste und letzte Stories (2002) 13 cópias
Tutti i racconti (2005) 11 cópias
A Small, Good Thing {story} (2011) 11 cópias
68 Contos de Raymond Carver (2010) 11 cópias
Winter Insomnia (1970) 9 cópias
Tell It All (2005) 5 cópias
Voorzichtig (1986) 5 cópias
Racconti in forma di poesia (1999) 4 cópias
En aldri så liten matbit (1996) 4 cópias
Üks hea asi 3 cópias
Louise Bourgeois 2001 (2001) 3 cópias
Grannar (1991) 3 cópias
The Calm {story} 3 cópias
Les feux (2015) 3 cópias
Gazebo {story} 3 cópias
If It Please You (1984) 3 cópias
Le monde de Raymond Carver (2006) 3 cópias
Katedralen 3 cópias
Feathers {story} 3 cópias
Fogos 2 cópias
Errand {story} 2 cópias
Paviljong og andre noveller (1990) 2 cópias
Uit het oosten, licht (2021) 2 cópias
My Father's Life 2 cópias
Louise Bourgeois 2 cópias
Vrij Nederland 2 cópias
Dostoevsky: A Screenplay (1987) 2 cópias
Boxes {story} 2 cópias
Fat {story} 2 cópias
Fever {story} 2 cópias
Intimacy {story} 2 cópias
Menudo {story} 2 cópias
The Bath {story} 2 cópias
Distance {story} 2 cópias
Jerry and Molly and Sam 1 exemplar(es)
Why, Honey? 1 exemplar(es)
The Ducks 1 exemplar(es)
How About This? 1 exemplar(es)
What is It? 1 exemplar(es)
Signals 1 exemplar(es)
Sixty Acres {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Befognád, ha szépen kérlek? (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Thánh đường 1 exemplar(es)
Night School 1 exemplar(es)
Near Klamath (1968) 1 exemplar(es)
Yazmak Üzerine (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
Night School {story} — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)
Poésie (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
Three stories (1990) 1 exemplar(es)
Collectors 1 exemplar(es)
What's in Alaska? 1 exemplar(es)
Een kleine weldaad 1 exemplar(es)
The Race, ONE ACT Play 1 exemplar(es)
Svi mi - sabrane pesme (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Αρχάριοι: (2010) 1 exemplar(es)
Zimska nesanica 1 exemplar(es)
Odakle zovem (2019) 1 exemplar(es)
The Father {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Viewfinder 1 exemplar(es)
Carver Raymond 1 exemplar(es)
Mr. Coffee and Mr. Fixit 1 exemplar(es)
The Idea 1 exemplar(es)
The Father 1 exemplar(es)
Kathedrale. Kurzgeschichten (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
Viewfinder {story} 1 exemplar(es)
For Tess 1 exemplar(es)
The Bridle {short story} 1 exemplar(es)
Sacks {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Werkausgabe in vier Bänden (2002) 1 exemplar(es)
After the Denim {story} 1 exemplar(es)
O Que Sabemos do Amor 1 exemplar(es)
Kindling 1 exemplar(es)
Desocupado y más Poemas 1 exemplar(es)
Peresa 1 exemplar(es)
Careful {story} 1 exemplar(es)
[No title] 1 exemplar(es)
LIMONATA e altri racconti 2011 (1900) 1 exemplar(es)
Poesia Minimálista Norteamericana (2001) 1 exemplar(es)
Wovon Wir Reden 1 exemplar(es)
One More Thing {story} 1 exemplar(es)
The Ducks {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Un corte de pelo (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
50 digte (2012) 1 exemplar(es)
Üks hea asi : jutud 1 exemplar(es)
Little Things {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Cathedral; The Fever 1 exemplar(es)
How About This? {story} 1 exemplar(es)
What Is It? {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Signals {story} 1 exemplar(es)
Cathedral [short story] 1 exemplar(es)
Il treno (in Cattedrale) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Best American Short Stories of the Century (2000) — Contribuinte — 1,564 cópias
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuinte, algumas edições926 cópias
My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead (2008) — Contribuinte — 766 cópias
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (1992) — Contribuinte — 752 cópias
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories (1994) — Contribuinte — 481 cópias
The World of the Short Story: A 20th Century Collection (1986) — Contribuinte — 463 cópias
American Gothic Tales (1996) — Contribuinte — 462 cópias
Birthday Stories (2002) — Contribuinte — 456 cópias
Points of View: Revised Edition (1966) — Contribuinte — 414 cópias
Flash Fiction: 72 Very Short Stories (1992) — Contribuinte — 399 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2000 (2000) — Contribuinte — 396 cópias
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (1992) — Contribuinte — 368 cópias
Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories (1984) — Contribuinte — 364 cópias
100 Years of the Best American Short Stories (2015) — Contribuinte — 290 cópias
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Contribuinte — 214 cópias
Nothing But You: Love Stories From The New Yorker (1997) — Contribuinte — 186 cópias
The Best American Short Stories of the 80s (1990) — Contribuinte — 164 cópias
Granta 25: The Murderee (1988) — Contribuinte — 162 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1988 (1988) — Contribuinte — 160 cópias
Granta 21: The Story-Teller (1987) — Contribuinte — 157 cópias
Granta 68: Love Stories (1999) — Contribuinte — 149 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (1987) — Contribuinte — 129 cópias
Emergency Kit (1996) — Contribuinte, algumas edições109 cópias
Soul: An Archaeology--Readings from Socrates to Ray Charles (1994) — Contribuinte — 101 cópias
Prize Stories 2000: The O. Henry Awards (2000) — Contribuinte — 98 cópias
The Norton Book of Friendship (1991) — Contribuinte — 96 cópias
American Short Stories (1976) — Contribuinte, algumas edições95 cópias
The Granta Book of the Family (1995) — Contribuinte — 88 cópias
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Contribuinte — 82 cópias
The Oxford Book of Travel Stories (1996) — Contribuinte — 74 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1983 (1983) — Contribuinte — 73 cópias
Granta 8: Dirty Realism (1983) — Contribuinte — 72 cópias
Granta 14: Autobiography (1984) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
Great Esquire Fiction (1983) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
A Literary Christmas: Great Contemporary Christmas Stories (1992) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Contribuinte — 68 cópias
Granta 147: 40th Birthday Special (2019) — Contribuinte — 57 cópias
The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story (2021) — Contribuinte — 55 cópias
Granta 12: The True Adventures of The Rolling Stones (1984) — Contribuinte — 44 cópias
Granta 4: Beyond the Crisis (1989) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1982 (1982) — Contribuinte — 29 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1967 (1967) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose (1993) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
Twentieth-Century American Short Stories: An Anthology (1975) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Horse Stories (2012) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
20th Century American Short Stories, Volume 1 (1995) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
Bright Poems for Dark Days: An Anthology for Hope (2021) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
A Vintage Christmas (Vintage Minis) (2018) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
Cutting Edges: Young American Fiction for the 70's (1973) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Reasons to Believe: New Voices in American Fiction (1988) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
Presentask med fyra noveller om kärlek II (2020) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
Enjoying Stories (1987) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
TriQuarterly 48: Western Stories — Contribuinte — 2 cópias

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Where I’m Calling From is a masterpiece of short fiction, a collection of 37 stories by one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century, and my favourite author, Raymond Carver. The stories span his entire career, from his early works that explore the lives of ordinary people struggling with alcoholism, poverty, and loneliness, to his later works that show more hope and redemption. Carver’s style is minimalist, precise, and realistic, often using dialogue and details to reveal the emotions and conflicts of his characters. The stories deal with themes such as love, loss, addiction, family, and death, and often end with an epiphany or a twist. Some of the most famous stories in the book are “Cathedral”, “A Small, Good Thing”, and of course the devastating “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” If you are new to Carver, this is an excellent place to begin. If you are a lifelong fan, this is the perfect book to add to your collection.… (mais)
 
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Andrew.Lafleche | outras 37 resenhas | Feb 23, 2024 |
This is a comprehensive collection of Raymond Carver's published and unpublished stories. It includes stories found after his death as well as at least one draft of a story subsequently published in a more complete form.
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jwhenderson | outras 10 resenhas | Feb 20, 2024 |
purely meaningful, unpretentious writing. so good
 
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torturedgenius | outras 7 resenhas | Jan 19, 2024 |
Raymond Carver è uno di quegli autori che è facile incrociare quando si cerca ispirazione per qualcosa da leggere: è uno dei grandi della letteratura statunitense del Novecento e scriveva storie brevi, due ottimi requisiti per essere consigliati a unǝ lettorǝ in cerca del prossimo amore letterario. Eppure non aveva attirato abbastanza la mia attenzione: meno male è stato scelto come libro del mese per LiberTiAmo. È stato amore a prima lettura.

Me lo sono divorato questo fine settimana e sento ancora l’intenso sapore di vita sulla lingua. È difficile descrivere cosa si prova nel leggere questi racconti perché è come mettere nero su bianco cosa si prova a essere vivз e a fare delle esperienze in quanto essere umano vivo: sai com’è a un livello istintivo perché sei vivǝ, ma spiegarlo?

È qui che entra in gioco la letteratura – e le arti, in generale: la bellezza di Cattedrale è tutta qui. Riesce a descrivere quello che normalmente non siamo in grado di esprimere a parole e lo fa con quella semplicità che sembra alla portata di chiunque, ma che in realtà è uno dei risultati più difficili da raggiungere per unǝ scrittorǝ.

Non ho altro da aggiungere: è uno di quei libri da leggere e non da raccontare, tanto più che è una lettura relativamente veloce. Buttatevi, che è bello!
… (mais)
 
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lasiepedimore | outras 95 resenhas | Jan 18, 2024 |

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Obras
233
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Membros
18,595
Popularidade
#1,176
Avaliação
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Resenhas
296
ISBNs
473
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