[PDF] Another Part Of A Long Story

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Author: W. Davies King
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472117173
Size: 34.59 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 299
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Another Part Of A Long Story

by W. Davies King, release date 2010, Another Part Of A Long Story Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Another Part Of A Long Story books, Biographers of Eugene O'Neill have been quick to label his marriage to actress Carlotta Monterey as the defining relationship of his illustrious career. In doing so, they overlook the woman whom Monterey replaced---Agnes Boulton, O'Neill's wife of over a decade and mother to two of his children. O'Neill and Boulton were wed in 1918---a time when he was still a little-known writer of one-act plays and she a successful pulp novelist---and it was during their marriage that O'Neill would rise to become America's foremost playwright. By exploring the configuration of their marriage, William Davies King unlocks fresh insights into the plays written during this fruitful period. Drawing on more than sixty published and unpublished writings by Boulton, including her 1958 memoir Part of a Long Story and an extensive correspondence, the book reveals the clues that a marriage might hold to literary history. "An engrossing biography about the marital breakdown of a major literary figure, of particular interest for what it reveals about O'Neill's creative process, activities, and bohemian lifestyle at the time of his early successes and some of his most interesting experimental work. In addition, King's discussion of Boulton's efforts as a writer of pulp fiction in the early part of the 20th century reveals an interesting side of popular fiction writing at that time, and gives insight into the lifestyle of the liberated woman." ---Stephen Wilmer, Trinity College, Dublin William Davies King is Professor of Theater at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of several books, most recently Collections of Nothing, chosen by Amazon.com as one of the Best Books of 2008.




[PDF] Part Of A Long Story

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Author: Agnes Boulton
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786485531
Size: 60.35 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 283
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Part Of A Long Story

by Agnes Boulton, release date 2014-01-10, Part Of A Long Story Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Part Of A Long Story books, Agnes Boulton's memoir of her first two years of marriage to Eugene O’Neill was published in 1958, two years after the premiere of O’Neill’s masterpiece, Long Day's Journey into Night. Contemporary critics dismissed the book as impressionistic, and it received little popular attention. Now held as a classic depicting one woman’s strivings for self-representation, this new edition restores two sections previously excised for now-obsolete legal reasons. The new text features corrected misspellings and the addition of footnotes to clarify reference points and correct errors. Boulton’s memoir represents an important addition to women’s literature, as well as literary biography and autobiography.




[PDF] Writing Under The Influence

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Author: Aubrey Malone
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476667403
Size: 63.82 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 235
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Writing Under The Influence

by Aubrey Malone, release date 2017-12-07, Writing Under The Influence Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Writing Under The Influence books, Writers and alcohol have long been associated--for some, the association becomes unmanageable. Drawing on rare sources, this collection of brief biographies traces the lives of 13 well known literary drinkers, examining how their relationship with alcohol developed and how it affected their work, for better or worse. Focusing on examples like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Charles Bukowski and Raymond Carver, the combined biographies present a study of the classic figure of the over-indulging author.




[PDF] Critical Companion To Eugene O Neill

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Author: Robert M. Dowling
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438108729
Size: 41.42 MB
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Critical Companion To Eugene O Neill

by Robert M. Dowling, release date 2009-01-01, Critical Companion To Eugene O Neill Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Critical Companion To Eugene O Neill books, Eugene O'Neill is widely considered the greatest American dramatist. Winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, O'Neill also received four Pulitzer Prizes over the course of his remarkable career.Critical Companion to Eugene O'Neill explores the personal, historical, and artistic influences that combined to form such dark and influential American masterpieces as The Iceman Cometh, The Emperor Jones, Mourning Becomes Electra, Hughie, and--arguably the finest tragedy ever written by an American--Long Day's Journey into Night. Ideal for high school and college-level students, this new book covers all of O'Neill's works, as well as detailed entries on his life and related people, places, and topics.Entries include:




[PDF] Life On The Fly

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Author: John Schreiber
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469111721
Size: 66.74 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 279
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Life On The Fly

by John Schreiber, release date 2005-11-23, Life On The Fly Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Life On The Fly books, Broadcast on the evening news . . . Hillcrest English teacher and former football star was shot in the back while fly-fishing. David Browning leaves behind a wife and two young children. Authorities have ruled it a hunting accident. Matthew Blake has only one purpose left in life: to find who murdered his best friend. At the time of his death, David Browning had a loving family and successful career. What does Matthew Blake have? Nothing. Matt Blake is an ex-athlete, ex-husband, and ex-angler . . . a guilt-driven alcoholic and professional failure. To uncover the murderer, Blake must journey back to his hometown, Hillcrest, where he will be forced to face his past, make new enemies, and learn the meaning of love . . . if he can live long enough. Life on the Fly is another suspenseful, poignant, and compelling novel set in Schreibers richly imagined Ironwood County. The first novel in the Ironwood County series is the young adult novel, Hillcrest Journal. The second is the adult novel Passing Through Paradise. * * * What others are saying about the Ironwood County novels: Skillfully told . . . very realistic. West Concord Enterprise Tough to put down. The themes are masterfully interwoven. Byron Review * * * Helpful Link: Schreiber has posted some of his published articles, essays, and poems along with book group discussion questions for Life on the Fly at John Schreibers Books




[PDF] Handing One Another Along

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Author: Robert Coles
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679604030
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Category : Literary Criticism
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Handing One Another Along

by Robert Coles, release date 2010-08-31, Handing One Another Along Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Handing One Another Along books, In this book on shaping a meaningful and ethical life, the renowned, Pulitzer Prize–winning author explores how character, courage, and human and moral understanding can be fostered by reflecting on the lives of others, through stories. Based on Robert Coles’ legendary course at Harvard, this provocative book addresses such questions as, “Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going?” It calls on us to become stronger and more aware, by reflecting on ourselves and others with the help of great literature and art. Dr. Coles shows how the work of writers, artists, and thinkers of the past two centuries can inspire our own reflections on the daily lives we lead. He offers a compelling call to venture outside of our own selves and lives and to listen, attentively and with growing humanity, to the way others get through life. Coles encourages us to examine our own character, kindness, and complexity by looking carefully at our perceptions of others, and by studying the wisdom of authors from Charles Dickens to Flannery O’Connor, from James Agee to George Orwell, and many others. In this influential conversation about empathy and engagement, Coles inspires us to seek out deeper meaning in our lives, and guides us toward achieving greater clarity, strength, and richness of understanding, amid the moral, psychological, and social complexities of the modern world. From the Hardcover edition.




[PDF] It S A Long Story Doctor

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Author: Robert Clifford
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0751557137
Size: 58.25 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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It S A Long Story Doctor

by Robert Clifford, release date 2015-01-08, It S A Long Story Doctor Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download It S A Long Story Doctor books, In this hilarious omnibus edition of There You Are, Doctor!, On Holiday Again, Doctor? and You're Still a Doctor, Doctor!, we follow everybody's favourite G.P. as he encounters eccentric patients and extraordinary complaints galore. In his charming and delightful style, Dr Robert Clifford brings out the colourful side of medicine, introducing us to Miss Peabody, the elderly spinster ever hopeful of pools to win, and William Jessop, the blind man with a difference! Getting away from it all is not quite the relaxing, welcome break a doctor hopes for as he deals with gastro-enteritis in Marrakesh and kidney stones in Sahara - and the same could be said for the joy of retiring; it seems Dr Bob will always be on call! There's never a dull moments in his company; at home or abroad, his humour and philosophy are a tonic for all.




[PDF] Murder Along The Cape Fear

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Author: David T. Morgan
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 9780865549661
Size: 47.91 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 233
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Murder Along The Cape Fear

by David T. Morgan, release date 2005, Murder Along The Cape Fear Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Murder Along The Cape Fear books, Murder Along the Cape Fear is the story of Fayetteville and Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during the twentieth century. Seen through the eyes of a native son, this is the tale of one - a distinguished historian - who lived through some of it and heard about much of it from friends and relatives. In this hundred-year journey the town was profoundly impacted by the establishment of Fort Bragg 10 miles to its west. Throughout this hundred-year history, murder seems to be the scarlet thread that stitched the town into infamy. The book demonstrates that Fayetteville was by no means innocent prior to the coming of Fort Bragg. Nor did all of the crime and evil emanate from Fort Bragg after 1918. As for murder, there was an abundance of killing that had no connection with Fort Bragg, but the most sensational murder case of the century involved Jeffrey MacDonald, a Green Beret Army captain and physician who received three life terms in federal prison for killing his pregnant wife and two daughters. While many other Fort Bragg soldiers were involved with murders along the Cape Fear, murders were also committed by transient civilians and local citizens like the famous inventor of the M-1 carbine, Marshall "Carbine" Williams, and Velma Barfield, who poisoned her mother and three other people. In all, about two dozen murder cases-some highly publicized and some not-are woven into this story about a North Carolina town in the twentieth century. Engagingly told, this book is a wonderful blend of history, lore, and murder.




[PDF] Another Part Of The Forest

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Author: Gladys Bronwyn Stern
Publisher: New York Macmillan 1941.
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Pages : 396
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Another Part Of The Forest

by Gladys Bronwyn Stern, release date 1941, Another Part Of The Forest Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Another Part Of The Forest books, Continuation of author's earlier book, Monogram. Autobiographical essays - spoken at random on many subjects and places, including Jane Austen, Copenhagen, Germany, and Hollywood.




[PDF] The Colossus Of Maroussi Second Edition

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Author: Henry Miller
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 0811219151
Size: 52.99 MB
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Category : Travel
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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The Colossus Of Maroussi Second Edition

by Henry Miller, release date 2010-05-18, The Colossus Of Maroussi Second Edition Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Colossus Of Maroussi Second Edition books, Henry Miller’s landmark travel book, now reissued in a new edition, is ready to be stuffed into any vagabond’s backpack. Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller’s The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts. The book Miller would later cite as his favorite began with a young woman’s seductive description of Greece. Miller headed out with his friend Lawrence Durrell to explore the Grecian countryside: a flock of sheep nearly tramples the two as they lie naked on a beach; the Greek poet Katsmbalis, the “colossus” of Miller’s book, stirs every rooster within earshot of the Acropolis with his own loud crowing; cold hard-boiled eggs are warmed in a village’s single stove, and they stay in hotels that “have seen better days, but which have an aroma of the past.”