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Afterword : conjuring the literary dead

Author: Dale Salwak
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains imaginary interviews with deceased British and American authors, including Samuel Johnson, Henry James, Jane Austen, Joseph Conrad, William Faulkner, and others.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Salwak
ISBN: 9781587299896 1587299895
OCLC Number: 676727586
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 229 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the crucible of the imagination / Dale Salwak and Laura Nagy --
Descent: negotiating with the dead / Margaret Atwood --
Sometimes counsel take, and sometimes tea: Samuel Johnson at home / Jeffrey Meyers --
The aziola and the moth: the Shelleys at the Bagni di Pisa / Nora Crook --
An (unfortunate) interview with Henry James / Cynthia Ozick --
A travelling coincidence / Ann Thwaite --
Ezra Pound: Rapallo, 1927 / William M. Chace --
Orwell's ghosts: a play in one act / Peter Firchow --
Jane Austen's portrait of the artist as a young woman / Eugene Goodheart --
Meeting the artist: Thomas Hardy / Brian Aldiss --
Oscar Wilde: may I say nothing? / Francis King --
George Gissing: why should I die, if I can help it? / Paul Delany --
Talking with Joseph Conrad / Alan Sillitoe --
A tardy talk with Edith Wharton / John Halperin --
A visit with Mr. Frost / Jay Parini --
William Faulkner: as I lay dreaming / Carl Rollyson --
Questions for the master: Alfred Edward Housman / Colin Dexter --
Rudyard Kipling: thinking in ink / Catherine Aird --
Arnold Bennett: a great man / Margaret Drabble --
One word less: questioning Samuel Beckett / Alan W. Friedman.
Responsibility: edited by Dale Salwak.

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Contains imaginary interviews with deceased British and American authors, including Samuel Johnson, Henry James, Jane Austen, Joseph Conrad, William Faulkner, and others.

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