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Some Necessary Angels free pdf Collates essays by the poet, novelist and critic Jay Parini on topics ranging from baseball to Frost and Emerson to the culture of creative writing. The essays present personal stories of living in small towns, of writing amid the bustle of cafes and restaurants and of seasons on Italy's Amalfi coast. The essays also venture into the world of poetry, celebrating the sensibility of William Blake and his influence on Theodore Roethke, consider the theme of Ireland in the poetry of Seamus Heaney and offer a portrait of Robert Penn Warren, drawn from conversation with the poet.

About Jay Parini

Jay Parini is Axinn Professor of English at Middlebury College. A former Guggenheim Fellow and visiting fellow at Christ Church College, Oxford, Parini has published four volumes of poetry, five novels (including The Last Station and Benjamin's Crossing), a critical study of Theodore Roethke, and biographies of John Steinbeck and Robert Frost. The latter won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Award for the best work of nonfiction in 1999. He has also edited numerous volumes, including The Norton Anthology of American Autobiography, The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry, and The Columbia History of American Poetry.

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Author : Jay Parini
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Data Published : 30 December 1997
ISBN : 0231110707
EAN : 9780231110709
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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