A Boy's Own Story Summary

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  • 5 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (5)

1,075 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Wilson asserts that "In White's growing-up novel, [A Boy's Own Story, the tale of the child's peregrinations in the treacherous land of desire is, ... Read more
651 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Alan Hollinghurst A Boy's Own Story is on the face of it a book about growing up; behind its title lies the salubrious little-manly world of the Boy's Own Paper, with i... Read more
174 words, approx. 1 pages
Critical Essay by Publishers Weekly White's shimmering style in this memoir of a homosexual childhood makes every sentence a pleasure to read, and then once that initial savoring is past, we ca... Read more
225 words, approx. 1 pages
Critical Essay by J[amie] B[aylis] Edmund White's four previous books split neatly into two general categories—novels highly acclaimed for their polished prose … and nonfiction bo... Read more
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Critical Essay by Catherine R. Stimpson Edmund White has crossed "The Catcher in the Rye" with "De Profundis," J. D. Salinger with Oscar Wilde, to create an extraordinary n... Read more