Download E-books John Steinbeck - American Writers 94: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers (University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers (Paperback)) PDF

By James Gray

John Steinbeck - American Writers ninety four was once first released in 1971. Minnesota Archive variants makes use of electronic know-how to make long-unavailable books once more available, and are released unaltered from the unique college of Minnesota Press editions.

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Download E-books F. Scott Fitzgerald (Pocket Essential series) PDF

By Richard Shephard

Pocket necessities is a dynamic sequence of books which are concise, vigorous, and simple to learn. full of proof in addition to professional evaluations, every one publication has all of the key details you want to learn about such renowned issues as movie, tv, cult fiction, historical past, and extra. F. Scott Fitzgerald is generally praised because the best and most famed novelist of twentieth century the US. His attractiveness is infinitely extra lustrous considering that his premature demise than it was once for a lot of his 20-year literary profession, and is essentially according to his 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, in addition to at the colourful and tragic incidents of his own life—his alcoholism; his fairy story marriage to the gorgeous Zelda Sayre; and and her slow descent into schizophrenia. This e-book examines either Fitzgerald's existence and writing and probes the infinitely complicated and symbiotic courting among the 2, revealing the fellow in the back of the parable and at the back of the various most interesting prose of all time.

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Download E-books Letters of Wallace Stevens PDF

Long unavailable, now in paperback for the 1st time, those are the intense, refined, illuminating letters of 1 of the good poets of the 20 th century. Stevens's recognized criterion for poetry—"It may still supply pleasure"—informed his epistolary aesthetic to boot; those letters stimulate one's urge for food for poetry as they valorize the mind's eye and the senses. additionally they provide interesting glimpses of Stevens as family members guy, coverage govt, gourmet, and friend.

FROM THE BOOK:"Next to the eagerness flower i admire fuchsias, and no kidding. . . . Down one of the Pennsylvania Germans there has been a race of younger males . . . who carved willow enthusiasts. those males may take slightly willow stick a few foot lengthy, peel it and with not anything greater than a jackknife carve it into whatever that seemed like a keepsake of Queen Anne's underwear. the difficulty that somebody took to invent fuchsias makes me think about those willow fanatics. but it is a dismal and dreary day this day and who am I to be frivolous lower than such circumstances."—from a letter to Wilson Taylor, August 20, 1947

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Download E-books Recollections of Virginia Woolf by Her Contemporaries PDF

A landmark learn of Virginia Woolf, now again in print

Recollections, anecdotes and first-hand impressions—including items from a number of the major lighting of the Bloomsbury Group—are gathered together in this perceptive and profound quantity. Many items have been in particular written for the unique variation of this ebook, together with paintings via Duncan supply, Rebecca West, and T.S. Eliot, whereas probably its most renowned piece—by a member of her loved ones staff—movingly describes her at the day of her loss of life. From these kinds of recollections, a composite and intricate portrait of the artist emerges, person who no fan of her writings can be without.

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Download E-books The Kindness Of Strangers: The Life Of Tennessee Williams PDF

By Donald Spoto

This is the 1st entire, serious biography of Tennessee Williams (1911–1983), one in every of America's most interesting playwrights and the writer of (among many very important works) The Glass Menagerie, summer season and Smoke, A Streetcar Named hope, Cat on a scorching Tin Roof, unexpectedly final summer season, and The evening of the Iguana. Award-winning biographer Donald Spoto offers us not just a whole and actual account of Williams's existence, he additionally finds the intimate connections among the playwright's own dramas and his remarkably autobiographical paintings. From his start right into a genteel Southern kin, via his luck, megastar, and wealth, to his drug addictions, promiscuity, and inventive struggles, Tennessee Williams lived a existence as gripping as his performs. The Kindness of Strangers, in response to Williams's personal papers, his mother's diaries, and interviews with ratings of associates, fanatics, affiliates, is, within the author's phrases, a portrait of "a guy extra aggravating, extra dramatic, richer and extra tremendous than any personality he created."

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Download E-books Between History and Poetry: The Letters of H.D. And Norman Holmes Pearson PDF

In 1937 William Rose Benet despatched a tender Yale graduate scholar, Norman Holmes Pearson, to interview the delicate expatriate poet Hilda Doolittle in the course of one of many few journeys she made to the United States after going out of the country in 1911. till her demise in 1961, they engaged in a chronic and wide-ranging courting important to H.D.'s improvement as a author. might be simply because she was once absent from the yankee scene, H.D. used to be longing for extra touch with American writing, and Pearson grew to become her literary adviser, agent, executor, confidant, shut buddy, and self-styled chevalier. This annotated collection of their multiple thousand letters files the dynamic among H.D. and Pearson, who turned an influential literary critic, and anchors it within the broader literary global. In her letters H.D. confided information about her works in development, commented on her analyzing, and gossiped approximately individuals of her common literary circle. Pearson's responses sparked the perception of particular works and contributed to theform of others; he encouraged the cycle of romances that mirrored H.D.'s conflict event and its parallels in background and, most importantly, used to be the catalyst for her go back to poetry. His long-standing dedication to her paintings as mirrored in those discovered, witty, occasionally poignant letters ensured that H.D. might take her position as one of many significant poets of this century.

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Download E-books iPod touch For Dummies PDF

By Tony Bove

The final newbie consultant to the iPod contact, now up-to-date and in full-color!

Part media participant, moveable video game console, and leap forward web machine, you'll say that the iPod contact is one excellent machine. With this new, full-color variation, bestselling For Dummies writer Tony Bove walks you thru powering up your iPod contact, personalizing it, setting up a wireless connection, and synchronizing your info. you will additionally discover tips on how to surf the net, lease videos, purchase songs, ship and obtain e mail, get instructions, money shares, arrange photographs, watch movies, hold a calendar, and lots more and plenty extra. Plus, you will know about the recent good points of iOS five and the way to entry thousands of apps that assist you do much more together with your iPod touch.

  • Covers powering up your iPod contact, getting pleased with the multitouch interface, personalizing your iPod contact, and setting up a wireless connection
  • Walks you thru the fundamentals of the iTunes shop so that you can purchase, obtain, and play track, television exhibits, podcasts, video clips, and more
  • Demonstrates tips on how to synchronize your facts, paintings with the calendar, arrange and percentage photographs, browse the web, ship and obtain electronic mail, learn e-books, and get directions
  • Helps you utilize your iPod contact to stick hooked up with social media websites like fb and Twitter
  • Explains easy methods to video chat with FaceTime, sync with iCloud, and use the recent iOS five features
  • Guides you thru resetting, updating, restoring, and troubleshooting your iPod touch

Fully revised for iOS five and the newest iPod contact versions, iPod contact For Dummies, third Edition places you absolutely in control of your iPod touch!

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Download E-books Across the Creek: Faulkner Family Stories PDF

By Jim Faulkner

Across the Creek, a set of affectionate recollections, provides to the typical lore approximately William Faulkner and his group. Jim Faulkner recounts tales abounding in folklore, humor, relations historical past, and fictionalized background, and those supply an insider's view of the Faulkner family's existence within the small southern city of Oxford, Mississippi.

A experience of experience and misadventure colours those own bills. "Aunt Tee and Her Monuments" explains the secret of why the city has accomplice statues. "Roasting Black Buster" tells how Faulkner's employed guy via mistake killed the prize bull for a kinfolk barbeque. "The photo of John and Brother Will" recounts how Phil Mullen occurred to take his renowned image of the recognized Faulkner brother novelists-John and William-one of the few images ever taken of them together.

Here during this enjoyable e-book are extra relatives tales a couple of significant American writer whose existence, kinfolk, and writing have generated carrying on with charm and ever-renewed appreciation.

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Download E-books At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others PDF

By Sarah Bakewell

From the best-selling writer of How to Live, a lively account of 1 of the 20th century’s significant highbrow activities and the innovative thinkers who got here to form it
 
Paris, 1933: 3 contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails on the Bec-de-Gaz bar at the rue Montparnasse. they're the younger Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and longtime good friend Raymond Aron, a fellow thinker who raves to them a couple of new conceptual framework from Berlin referred to as Phenomenology. “You see,” he says, “if you're a phenomenologist you could speak about this cocktail and make philosophy out of it!”
           
It used to be this straightforward word that may ignite a stream, inspiring Sartre to combine Phenomenology into his personal French, humanistic sensibility, thereby growing a completely new philosophical procedure encouraged by way of issues of radical freedom, genuine being, and political activism. This move may sweep during the jazz golf equipment and cafés of the Left financial institution earlier than making its method the world over as Existentialism.
           
Featuring not just philosophers, but additionally playwrights, anthropologists, convicts, and revolutionaries, At the Existentialist Café follows the existentialists’ tale, from the 1st rebellious spark throughout the moment global conflict, to its position in postwar liberation pursuits similar to anticolonialism, feminism, and homosexual rights. Interweaving biography and philosophy, it's the epic account of passionate encounters—fights, amorous affairs, mentorships, rebellions, and lengthy partnerships—and an important research into what the existentialists need to provide us at the present time, at a second once we are once more confronting the most important questions of freedom, worldwide accountability, and human authenticity in a fractious and technology-driven international.

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