Additional Resources for Where I'm Calling From by Raymond Carver

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Campbell, Ewing. Raymond Carver: A Study of the Short Fiction, Twayne, 1992.

In addition to close readings of most Carver's stories, this useful resource includes reprints of Carver's essay "On Writing," an interview of Carver, and short pieces on Carver by three other critics.

Herzinger, Kim, ed Mississippi Review, Vol 40-41, Winter, 1985.

Articles in this special issue devoted to the new minimalists present a range of views on the works of writers like Carver, Bobbie Ann Mason, Ann Beattie, Tobias Wolff, and others In his influential essay, "Introduction: On the New Fiction," guest editor Herzinger sees the movement as a continuation of postmodernist trends.

Nesset, Kirk The Stories of Raymond Carver A Critical Study, Ohio University Press, 1995.

An in-depth analysis of the major themes and stylistic concerns in most of Carver's major stories This study includes an excellent discussion of themes of "insularity and self-enlargement" in "Where I'm Calling...

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