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Information about Brautigan's 'The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings'
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Note: When he left Oregon for San Francisco, Brautigan left some poems and short stories with Edna Webster. These early works have been assembled in The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings.



Reviews


Bowman, David. "Literary Leftovers." Salon 21 Oct. 1999.

Fraser, Christopher. "The Brautigan Library: A Review of You Can't Catch Death: A Daughter's Memoir, An Unfortunate Woman: A Journey and The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writing?." The Dartmouth Contemporary Summer 2000.

Hillard, Tom. "Review of The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings." Western American Literature 35.1 (Summer 2000): 221-222.

Hjortsberg, William. "Poetic Injustice? Maybe Richard Brautigan's early writings did not deserve to see the light of day?." San Francisco Chronicle 10 Oct. 1999.

Lewis, Judith. "Before the Trout: Richard Brautigan's Early Years?." LA Weekly 5-11 Nov. 1999.

Martin, Richard A. "Naïve melodies: A posthumous book unearths the early works of Richard Brautigan." Seattle Weekly 7-13 Oct. 1999.

Ring, Kevin. "A Review of The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writing."

Schuessler, Jennifer. "Review of The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings." The New York Times Book Review 7 Nov. 1999.

Seaman, Donna. "The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings." The Booklist 1 Sept. 1999: 56-57.

Steinberg, Sybil S. "The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings." Publishers Weekly 246(35) 30 Aug. 1999: 53-54.

Sullivan, James. "A Gift From Brautigan: San Francisco writer's earliest poems and stories surface in posthumous collection." San Francisco Chronicle 7 Oct. 1999.

Thorpe, Peter. "Brautigan Arrives at Land of Giants." Rocky Mountain News 19 Sept. 1999.

Waddington, Chris. "Brautigan again; 'When I'm rich and famous, Edna, this will be your social security'?." Star Tribune [Minneapolis, MN] 19 Sept. 1999.



Criticism in other Languages


Winkler, Willi. "Die Asche meines Vaters. Die traurigste Geschichte der ganzen Welt: Wiederholter Versuch, Richard Brautigans amerikanisches Glück und jähes Ende zu begreifen?." Süddeustche Zeitung 7 Sept. 2000.




See John Barber's Brautigan Bibliography plus+(external link) for more information on The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings.



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To the best of my knowledge the following articles also discuss The Edna Webster Collection of Undiscovered Writings, but I do not have a copy. If you have a copy and would be willing to share it with the Brautigan community, please contact me at birgit at cybernetic-meadows.net.

Anonymous. "Promises, Promises." Publishers Weekly 246(3) 18 Jan. 1999: 259.


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