R(ussell) G. Vliet Introduction

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(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

R(ussell) G. Vliet 1929–

American novelist and poet.

Vliet's focus on alienation in a southwestern setting reveals a distinctive existentialism. His poetry is lyrical and elegiac and critics have especially praised his ballad "Clem Maverick."