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Literary reflections : a shoring of images, 1960-1993

Author: R W B Lewis
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1993.
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With both his range of interests and his breadth of perspective, R.W.B. Lewis has cut a broad swath through the world of letters over the decades. He has written on subjects from the Greek and Roman classics through modern European writers to such Americans as Ralph Ellison and Robert Penn Warren. He takes a special interest in the historical and biographical contests from which literature emerges. Here is the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
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Lewis, R.W.B. (Richard Warrington Baldwin).
Literary reflections.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)647108922
Named Person: Albert Camus; William Shakespeare; Elio Vittorini; Albert Camus; William Shakespeare; Elio Vittorini
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R W B Lewis
ISBN: 1555531601 9781555531607
OCLC Number: 27643545
Description: xxii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Classical and Transatlantic. 1. On Translating Virgil: Yif That I can (1960). The Art of Robert Fitzgerald (1991). 2. Shakespeare's Pericles (1962). 3. Camus's Caligula (1960). 4. Elio Vittorini. The Restoration of Reality (1960). Plans and Products, 1949-1966 (1989). Conversations in Milan (1990). 5. Fugitives from England (1981) --
An Afterword on Paul Theroux (1991) --
II. Americans. 6. The Facts in the Case of Mr. Poe (1980) --
Afterword: The Poe Biographer (1991). 7. Henry Nash Smith, Democracy and the Novel (1978). 8. Melville's Pierre (1981). 9. The Letters of Edith Wharton (1988). 10. E.A. Robinson: A Voice Out of the Darkness (1973). A Handful of Poems. 11. Ritual Naming: Ralph Ellison and Toni Morrison (1981) --
III. Critics of Literature. 12. Glimpses of Francis Fergusson (1969). 13. Edmund Wilson. The Surviving Self (1963). Theatricals (1969). A Critic of History (1983). 14. Malcolm Cowley (1980). 15. V.S. Pritchett (1980). 16. Richard Ellmann: A Tribute (1989). 17. Irving Howe (1982) --
IV. A View from the Source. 18. Robert Penn Warren's Canon of Precursors (1992).
Responsibility: R.W.B. Lewis.

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Lewis (emeritus, English & American studies, Yale) has written an extended preface to this collection of essays, some of which have never before been published. His subjects extend from the Greek and  Read more...

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