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Barbara Burkhardt

Born: April 28 in Springfield, Illinois
Connection to Illinois: Barbara was born in Springfield and is an Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois at Springfield.

Biography: Barbara is an assoicate professor of English and a University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Springfield. A close acquaintance of William Maxwell, she organized his correspondence for the Maxwell archives at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Barbara Burkhardt on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Conversations with William Maxwell
ISBN: 9781617032554 OCLC: 795124272

University Press of Mississippi, [Jackson] : ©2012.

Conversations with William Maxwell collects thirty-eight interviews, public speeches, and remarks that span five decades of the esteemed novelist and New Yorker editor's career. The interviews collectively address the entirety of Maxwell's literary work--with in-depth discussion of his short stories, essays, and novels including They Came Like Swallows, The Folded Leaf, and the American Book award-winning So Long, See You Tomorrow--as well as his forty-year tenure as a fiction editor working with such luminaries as John Updike, John Cheever, Eudora Welty, Vladimir Nabokov, and J.D. Salinger.

William Maxwell :
ISBN: 0252075838 OCLC: 234314703

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 2008.