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In college, I started to get soaked in the materials. Subsequently, I worked with R.W.B. Lewis, Robert Penn Warren, and Cleanth Brooks on a history of American literature – I did that for seven or eight years. In the course of that work, my interest in Faulkner deepened and has been sustained ever since.
I hope someday to see California literature become a part of mainstream American literature, and I hope to be part of that process.
As an undergraduate I majored in British and American literature at Rice University.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into.
I have a slightly bad back, which has made an enormous contribution to American literature.
The adolescent protagonist is one of the hallmarks of American literature.
One of the great themes in American literature is the individual‘s confrontation with the vast open spaces of the continent.
I admire American literature, both contemporary and classic – ‘Moby-Dick’ is just about the best book in the world – and I admire British literature for its insistence on dealing with social class. It may have been an influence.
American literature has always been immigrant.