Reynolds Price | Criticism

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SOURCE: "Here is Heartbreak, and Here is Laughter," in The New York Times Book Review, July 4, 1993, p. 8.

In the following review, Garrett praises the complexity and scope of Price's short stories.

Reynolds Price has been a significant figure on the American literary scene for more than 30 years. He has been recognized as one of our most gifted writers since his first published book, the novel A Long and Happy Life (1962), appeared and won the William Faulkner Foundation Award. (It has been in print ever since.) Well before that, in 1954, while he was still an undergraduate at Duke, he earned the attention, interest and practical support of the visiting writers Elizabeth Bowen and Eudora Welty for the story "Michael Egerton." A few years later, while Mr. Price was at Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship, Stephen Spender published his story "A Chain of Love" in Encounter.

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