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Spring 2000 Work of Literary Merit (WOLM)

Where I'm Calling From
by Raymond Carver

To find information about Raymond Carver and the short stories in his book Where I'm Calling From,try some of the following sources:

Literature Resource Center
Books and Articles on Carver at the Reserve Window
Selected Web Sites on Carver
WOLM Lectures at SRJC

What is the Work of Literary Merit (WOLM)?

Literature Resource Center
This online database includes biographical and critical information about Raymond Carver drawn from standard reference books such as Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism . (User Name and PIN required for off-campus use.)
Raymond Carver
Where I'm Calling From
Current Journal Articles about Raymond Carver and his work. (Tip: Use Netscape's "Find" command to find the words "Where I'm Calling From" or the titles of individual short stories by Carver on this page.)
Project Muse
This database is available to SRJC students, faculty and staff on a trial basis through May 5, 2000. (Trial not available off-campus.) It contains a number of articles on Raymond Carver from scholarly journals. (Tip: The "Search" button is down at the very bottom of the search screen.)

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Books and Articles on Reserve for the WOLM

Numerous books and articles about Raymond Carver and Where I'm Calling From have been placed on reserve in the SRJC libraries for the WOLM project.

Web Sites on Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver
A web site by Tom Luce, a one-time student of Tess Gallagher at Whitman College. According to Tom, "Here you will find a wealth of information regarding Ray's world, including a detailed biography and chronology by Professor William Stull, photographs from Tess Gallagher's home photo album, a complete bibliography of Ray's work, even four working drafts of Ray's poem "Shooting."
Brief plot summaries:
Where I'm Calling From
A Small Good Thing

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WOLM Lecture Series

Mon. Mar. 27, 12:00 Noon
Burbank Auditorium
Tess Gallagher The poet, short story writer, essayist and wife of Raymond Carver reads from her work.
Tues. Mar. 28, 7:00 P.M.
Newman Auditorium
SRJC Theater Arts students A staged, word-for-word production of the Carver story "Distance"
Wed. Mar. 29, 12:00 Noon
Newman Auditorium
Richard Speakes
SRJC English Instructor
"Killing Floor"
Thurs. Mar. 30, 12:00 Noon
Pioneer Hall
Members of the SRJC English Department A Panel Discussion

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Compiled by Kathy McGreevy and Marj Grossman

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