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Peter DeVries

Roderick Jellema

Peter DeVries

a critical essay.

by Roderick Jellema

  • 18 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Eerdmans in [Grand Rapids] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • De Vries, Peter, 1910-1993 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Christian fiction, American -- History and criticism,
    • Christianity and literature -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 46-48.

      SeriesContemporary writers in Christian perspective
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3507.E8673 Z7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5991861M
      LC Control Number66022952

      Peter De Vries, (born Feb. 27, , Chicago, Ill., U.S.—died Sept. 28, , Norwalk, Conn.), American editor and novelist widely known as a satirist, linguist, and comic visionary.. De Vries was the son of Dutch immigrants to the United States and was reared in a Calvinist environment on Chicago’s South Side. He graduated () from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.   The Tunnel of Love [is] an agreeable, even fizzy portrait of postwar suburban America De Vries’s books certainly respect the conventions of plot and character, but his heart is elsewhere—with his sly, even subversive wit that detonates paragraph after paragraph as Brand: University of Chicago Press.

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Peter DeVries books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Peter R. de Vries, Writer: Kidnapping Mr. Heineken. Peter R. de Vries () has been the best-known crime reporter in the Netherlands for decades. As a journalist of newspapers and magazines, author of non-fiction books and presenter of his television program Peter R. de Vries: Crime Reporter, De Vries has numerous scoops to his name, and has covered a long list of high profile cases-many of Occupation: Actor, Writer, Soundtrack.

        THE character of Gowan McGland is pure Peter DeVries, and ''Rebuen, Reuben,'' adapted from the DeVries novel by Julius J. Epsteinand directed by Robert Ellis Miller, is . Peter De Vries, Writer, Is Dead; New Yorker Contributor Was 83 By ERIC PACE Published in the New York Times: Septem Peter De Vries, a writer who was best known as a comic novelist and as a contributor to The New Yorker, died yesterday at Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital. He .


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1st Edition. First US edition, first printing of this early de Vries title, his 6th book. A fine book in a near fine dustjacket with mild spine toning, very light wear to the spine tips and corners, and a rear panel with trace soiling. The most poignant of all De Vries’s novels, The Blood of the Lamb is also the most autobiographical.

It follows the life of Don Wanderhop from his childhood in an immigrant Calvinist family living in Chicago in the s through the loss of a brother, his faith, his wife, and finally his daughter-a tragedy drawn directly from De Vries’s own life.

De Vries published the book injust a year after his own daughter, Emily, died of leukemia at age ten. In The Blood of the Lamb, De Vries doesn’t merely mock religion, he assaults it with every shred of his intellect and his broken heart.

In an unforgettable climactic scene, he directs his rage toward a God who allows children to suffer. Without a Stitch in Time, a selection of forty-six articles and stories written for the New Yorker between andoffers pun-filled autobiographical vignettes that reveal the source of De Vries’s nervous wit: the cognitive dissonance between his Calvinist upbringing in s Chicago and.

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