Tom Wolfe | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Parke Rouse

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Tom Wolfe.
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Critical Essay by Parke Rouse

SOURCE: “Tom Wolfe Unchanged By Fame,” in Journal of American Culture, Vol. 14, No. 3, Fall, 1991, pp. 11–12.

In the following essay, Rouse recalls a personal meeting with Wolfe, while also discussing the writer's early years and development into a journalist.

It was in the 1960s. My wife and I were flying to England and we had just boarded the airplane. Down the aisle came a thin young man. He wore a white suit despite the fall weather.

“Aren't you Tom Wolfe?” I asked.

He was, and we were soon in conversation about our alma mater, Washington and Lee, and mutual journalistic friends.

“Excuse the white suit,” Tom said, “My p.r. man insists I wear it. I'm having an interview with the British press...

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