John Cheever Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach John Cheever.

  • 5 Biographies
  • 31 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (5)

8,324 words, approx. 28 pages
Biography EssayAlthough some critics have dismissed Cheever as a writer of the "New Yorker school," a chronicler of suburbia, or a clever satirist, his impressive achievements in both the short story... Read more
1,068 words, approx. 4 pages
John Cheever (1912-1982) was an American writer known for his keen, often critical, view of the American middle class. Known primarily for his short stories, his attention to detail and careful writin... Read more
7,963 words, approx. 27 pages
Although some critics have dismissed Cheever as a writer of the "New Yorker school," a chronicler of suburbia, or a clever satirist, his impressive achievements in both the short story and the novel b... Read more
9,669 words, approx. 33 pages
To outward appearances John Cheever was very much a child of the American twentieth century. Born just before World War I, he lived through the halcyon Jazz Age, suffered through the Depression, and... Read more
10,311 words, approx. 35 pages
Few American writers have been so clear in mapping their recurrent subject matter and themes as John Cheever. From his first published story, "Expelled," he has been concerned with the Fall from a co... Read more
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