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Juli 2014



Published in 1970 as Neugeboren's 4th title after two novels and a story collection, Parenthesis: An Autobiographical Journey is the personal and political odyssey of the highly praised 30 year old in search of his country. Within, Neugeboren attempts to bridge the generation gap between artists of the 50's and 60's.

What marks this book as different from many of those other tales chronicling American history at that time period is Neugeboren's having taken an outsider's viewpoint. During the height of his anti-Vietnam activities, Neugeboren and his wife moved to the village of Speracedes in Southern France. For eighteen months he wrote, visited friends, traveled, lived a quiet, intensely personal life, but still could not escape from his country.


Jay Neugeboren is the author of 22 books, including five prize-winning novels (The Stolen Jew, 1940, etc.), two prize-winning books of nonfiction (Imagining Robert, Transforming Madness), and four collections of award-winning stories. His stories and essays have appeared in many publications, including The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic Monthly, The American Scholar, The New York Times, Ploughshares, Black Clock, and Hadassah, and have been reprinted in more than 50 anthologies, including Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. A professor and writer-in-residence for many years at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Mr. Neugeboren has taught at other universities, including Stanford, Indiana, S.U.N.Y. at Old Westbury, and Freiburg (Germany). He now lives and writes in New York City, where he is on the faculty of the Writing Program of the Graduate School of the Arts at Columbia University.
EAN: 9781941088456
Untertitel: EPUB. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Dzanc Books
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2014
Seitenanzahl: 222 Seiten
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
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