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A community of writers : Paul Engle and the Iowa Writers' Workshop

Author: Robert Dana
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With these words, written long before his Iowa Writers' Workshop became world famous, much imitated, and academically rich, Paul Engle captured the spirit behind his beloved workshop. Now, in this collection of essays by and about those writers who shared the energetic early years, Robert Dana presents a dynamic, informative tribute to Engle and his world. The book's three sections mingle myth and history with style  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Community of writers.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98048369
(OCoLC)40251619
Named Person: Paul Engle; Paul Engle; Paul Engle
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dana
ISBN: 1587292769 9781587292767
OCLC Number: 50413376
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 294 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; The Writer and the Place; Paul Engle, Impresario; Recollections of the Iowa Writers' Workshop; Some Recollections; Paul at Stone City; A Miranda's World; My Time; When Literary Life Was Still Piled Up in a Few Places; A Crisis of Sorts; Dear Hualing; "I'll Make Your Career"; Engle's Workshop; He Made It Possible; Every Shut-Eye Ain't Asleep; A Tale of Two Fathers; The Fellowship; Thank You, Paul; "Next Year You Can See for Yourself"; New World Symphony; Mentors, Fomenters, and Tormentors; Mentors, Fomenters, and Tormentors; Far from the Ocean: Robert Lowell at Iowa, 1953.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Dana.

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This text's three sections mingle myth and history with style, grace and humour. The first essays are given over to memories of Paul Engle in his heyday. The second group focuses on the teachers who  Read more...

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