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The look of distance : reflections on suffering & sympathy in modern literature--Auden to Agee, Whitman to Woolf

Author: Walter J Slatoff
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slatoff, Walter J. (Walter Jacob), 1922-
Look of distance.
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)562938215
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter J Slatoff
ISBN: 081420385X 9780814203859 0814204058 9780814204054
OCLC Number: 12135605
Description: 309 pages, 1 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Some varieties of armor and innocence --
Furious compassions; Pity and contempt --
A terrible promiscuous compassion --
Heights and depths of distance --
The engulfing of others and delicious unions with death --
Coming together and apart --
The Lonely embraces of artists --
Singing about suffering --
With respect to voyeurism.
Responsibility: Walter J. Slatoff.

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