Alan Garner Summary

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  • 11 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (3)

4,261 words, approx. 15 pages
When Alan Garner was a child, he almost died three times. A very sickly boy, he suffered variously from spinal and cerebral meningitis, pleurisy, pneumonia, and diphtheria, at times so ill that he cou... Read more
6,745 words, approx. 23 pages
Alan Garner has become, through a relatively modest output, one of the most important writers for children since 1960. His work is carefully crafted, economic, and precise. His early works-- The Weird... Read more
3,869 words, approx. 13 pages
In 1968 Alan Garner, defending his focus on the adolescent audience, asserted in "A Bit More Practice" that "This group of people is the most important of all, and selfishly, it makes the best audienc... Read more