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James Purdy • 19 Items / 16 Books, 3 Articles
The Nephew (1960)
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Published Reviews
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    All Ambivalent (Review)
    The Nephew, by James Purdy
    1. The Nephew by James Purdy
    Commonweal, October 21, 1960, p. 99
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    Dame Edith Was Right (Review)
    The Nephew, by James Purdy
    1. The Nephew by James Purdy
    The New Republic, October 3, 1960, p. 17
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    Mystery of the Missing Kin (Review)
    The Nephew, by James Purdy
    1. The Nephew by James Purdy
    The Saturday Review, November 26, 1960, p. 22
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    The New Parochialism (2 Reviews)
    Ceremony in Lone Tree, by Wright Morris
    1. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    2. The Nephew by James Purdy
    Commentary, May 1961, pp. 449-451
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    Fiction (2 Reviews)
    The Edge of the Precipice
    1. Casanova's Chinese Restaurant by Anthony Powell
    2. The Nephew by James Purdy
    National Review, November 19, 1960, p. 315
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    Novels (7 Reviews)
    Scenes from Married Life and Scenes from Later Life, by William Cooper
    1. Scenes from Married Life and Scenes from Later Life by William Cooper
    2. Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov
    3. The Tempter by Anthony Bloomfield
    4. The Nephew by James Purdy
    5. A Serious Woman by Stanley Middleton
    6. The Governor by Alan Thomas
    7. The Living Flame by Walter Clapham
    Encounter, August 1961, pp. 81-84
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    New Trends and Old Hats (7 Reviews)
    Ceremony in Lone Tree, by Wright Morris
    1. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    2. Therefore Be Bold by Herbert Gold
    3. The Nephew by James Purdy
    4. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    5. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    6. The Faces of Blood Kindred by William Goyen
    7. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
    The Nation, November 19, 1960, pp. 380-381
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    The New Books (8 Reviews)
    The Problems of the Young and Some Recent Novels
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    2. The Process of Education by Jerome S. Bruner
    3. Life: Its Dimensions and Its Bounds by Robert M. MacIver
    4. Goodbye to a River by John Graves
    5. The Necklace of Kali by Robert Towers
    6. The Lilacs Overgrow by Tai-yi Lin
    7. The Nephew by James Purdy
    8. Know Nothing by Mary Lee Settle
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1960, pp. 109-122
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    What is Fiction For? (8 Reviews)
    The Light in the Piazza, and Other Italian Tales, by Elizabeth Spencer
    1. The Light in the Piazza, and Other Italian Tales by Elizabeth Spencer
    2. The White Stone by Carlo Coccioli
    3. The General by Alan Sillitoe
    4. The Nephew by James Purdy
    5. Vangel Griffin by Herbert Lobsenz
    6. Therefore Be Bold by Herbert Gold
    7. The Last of the Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart
    8. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1961, pp. 142-149