Look abroad, angel : Thomas Wolfe and the geographies of longing (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Look abroad, angel : Thomas Wolfe and the geographies of longing

Author: Jedidiah Evans
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Thomas Wolfe (1900-38) was one of the most influential southern writers, regularly considered a rival of his contemporary William Faulkner-who believed Wolfe to be one of the greatest talents of their generation. His novels-including Look Homeward, Angel (1929), Of Time and the River (1935), and the posthumously published The Web and the Rock (1939) and You Can't Go Home Again  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jedidiah Evans
ISBN: 9780820356457 082035645X
OCLC Number: 1138875547
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1: Home. Chapter one. Unearthing the Buried Life: Wolfe's Readers and the Culture Crisis --
Chapter two. Homesick for Unknown Places: Longing and the Imagined South --
Part 2: Abroad. Chapter three. "The Measureless Realm of Elfland": Wolfe, Germany, and Sehnsucht --
Chapter four. "The Geography of Heart's Desire": German Writers, Fascism, and the Translation of Thomas Wolfe --
Part 3: Endurance. Chapter five. Dances with Wolfes: The Postwar Legacy, Transpacific Impact, and Martian Resurrection of Thomas Wolfe --
Conclusion
Responsibility: Jedidiah Evans.

Abstract:

Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) was one of the most influential southern writers. In Look Abroad, Angel, Jedidiah Evans uncovers the ""global Wolfe,"" reconfiguring  Read more...

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