Understanding Fred Chappell by John Lang
This study introduces the reader to a writer of poems, novels and short stories whose accolades include France's prestigious Prix de Meilleur des Livres Etrangers, the Bollingen Prize and the T.S. Eliot Prize. The text identifies and explores the principal influences on the writer, his major themes, and his use of humor as a counterbalance to the gravity of his moral vision.
Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 2000