Helen Hooven Santmyer Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Quay, Joyce Crosby. Early Promise, Late Reward: A Biography of Helen Hooven Santmyer. Manchester, Conn.: Knowledge, Ideas, and Trends, Inc., 1995, 134 p.

Self-published, chronological biography of Santmyer written by an Ohio native who interviewed Santmyer and did extensive research among her papers.


Bourjaily, Vance. “The Other Side of ‘Main Street.’” The New York Times Book Review (24 June 1984): 7.

Bourjaily favorably reviews “… And Ladies of the Club” as a fascinating re-creation of the life of a small town.


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