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Additional Resources for A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

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For Further Reading

Bloom, Harold, ed., John Irving, Modern Critical Views series, Chelsea House, 2001.

This is a collection of some of the best recent critical
essays on Irving's work.

Harter, Carol C., and James R. Thompson, John Irving, Twayne, 1986.

This is a concise survey of Irving's work up to The
Cider House Rules
.

Irving, John, "In Defense of Sentimentality," in New York Times Book Review, November 25, 1979, pp. 3, 96.

Irving writes in praise of Dickens's A Christmas
Carol
and Great Expectations and argues that writers
should not shy away from the attempt to move
their readers emotionally.

Reilly, Edward C., Understanding John Irving, University of South Carolina Press, 1991.

Reilly writes for the general reader and includes
chapters on all of Irving's novels up to A Prayer for
Owen Meany
, as well as an annotated bibliography.

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