James Purdy, whose dark, often savagely comic fiction evoked an American psychic landscape of. .On a hunch, Mr. Purdy sent the books to Sitwell, who was impressed
James Purdy, whose dark, often savagely comic fiction evoked an American psychic landscape of deluded innocence, sexual obsession, violence and isolation, died on Friday in Englewood, . He was 94 and lived in Brooklyn Heights. His death was confirmed by John Uecker, a friend and assistant. Purdy sent the books to Sitwell, who was impressed. The novella, she wrote to Mr. Purdy, was a masterpiece from every point of view. These were Jeremy’s Version (1970), The House of the Solitary Maggot (1974), Mourners Below (1981) and On Glory’s Course (1984).
Jeremy's Version (1970). I Am Elijah Thrush (1972).
For the photographer, see James E. Purdy. Shortly after his death in 2009, a book of plays, Selected Plays of James Purdy including Brice, Ruthanna Elder, Where Quentin Goes and The Paradise Circus, was published by Ivan R. Dee. It focuses on Purdy's playwriting as being his first form of writing since childhood, when he wrote plays for his brother to perform. John Waters contributed the following blurb on the cover: "James Purdy's Selected Plays will break your damaged little heart. Jeremy's Version (1970). Color of Darkness & Malcolm (1974).
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Jeremy's Version book. Gore Vidal's 2005 feature profile of James Purdy in the Sunday New. Start by marking Jeremy's Version as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read.
1970) (The first book in the Sleepers in Moon-Crowned Valleys series) A novel by James Purdy. Genre: Literary Fiction. Used availability for James Purdy's Jeremy's Version. June 1971 : UK Hardback.
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by James Purdy, James Purdy. Published 1970 by Doubleday in Garden City, . The first vol. of the trilogy, Sleepers in moon-crowned valleys, of which the second vol. is The house of the solitary maggot.