Against Joie de Vivre: Personal Essays
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BeschreibungBy turns humorous, learned, celebratory, and elegiac, the author displays a keen intelligence and a flair for language that turn bits of common, everyday life into resonant narrative. He maintains a conversational charm while taking the contemporary personal essay to a new level of complexity and candour.
PortraitPhillip Lopate is a professor of English at Hofstra University and teaches in the MFA graduate programs at Columbia, the New School, and Bennington. He is the editor of "American Movie Critics: An Anthology from the Silents until Now "and has published two novels and numerous nonfiction collections, including "Portrait of My Body" and "Totally, Tenderly, Tragically."
Pressestimmen"Subtle, profound (and slightly devilish). Phillip Lopate can express the nuances of the urban mind better than anyone else I know. Phillip Lopate is one of the best essayists in America."--Noel Perrin--Noel Perrin
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 335 Seiten