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Recollections of a literary life

Mary Russell Mitford

Recollections of a literary life

or, Books, places and people.

by Mary Russell Mitford

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authors -- Biography.,
  • Authors -- Correspondence.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography., Correspondence.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination558 p.
    Number of Pages558
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17788905M

    Page - The donor of the feast, too, was agreeable, terse, blunt, almost epigrammatic at times, but always pleasant for one not given to waste his words, nor studious of refined bearing. We visited Cothele on the Tamar together, where the furniture is of the time of Henry VII. and VIII. " The woods are fine, and the views of some of the headlands round which the river winds are of exceeding. Rebecca Solnit needs no introduction. As a prolific, thoughtful, and original author, essayist, and activist, what she has created with Recollections of My Nonexistence is a memoir to match. In it she recounts how punk rock, oppression, misogyny, community, and the experience of living in San Francisco for over a quarter century all ushered her into herself and taught her to write.

    Their insightful recollections of their literary friends, first published serially towards the end of Charles's life, were afterwards collected by Mary, together with many important letters, and published in this work. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. Rebecca Solnit sees, in her Recollections of My Nonexistence, how, despite her decades of fighting, activism is not a reaction to anger, but is always motivated by this series of longer, reflective essays, and with love, Solnit revisits her past by mapping the distance her writings have covered, from her first small San Francisco apartment, where she grew into her work, through the.

      Recollections of My Non-Existence announces itself as a memoir that will reveal how this skinny, friendless girl found her voice and her place in the ’s a lot of first person writing across Solnit’s books. She has always used her own experience, describing herself walking across cities and deserts, or evading the violence or speechifying of men/5(7).   Recollections of a military life The old soldiers describe the heat of combat, commanders’ ruses to trap the enemy and the unsung heroes who risked their lives on the battlefield. The memoir Kaduma Hma Mawpha Tho (From Kaduma to Mawpha) penned by U Maung Swe Thet, whose real name is U Nyunt Swe, a retired colonel, weaves tales of soldiers.


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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People Volume 1 (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies) 1st Edition by Mary Rusell Mitford (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

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Total views: 0 *Cited by: 7. Recollections of a Literary Life Or, Books, Places, and People. Get access. Samuel Johnson, and Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and several others. Mitford wears her immense literary skill lightly and Recollections is masterfully written, full of lively wit and fascinating biographical detail.

Book summary views reflect the number Author: Mary Russell Mitford. Genre/Form: Personal correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rita, Recollections of a literary life. London: A. Melrose, Ltd., [].

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Du Camp, Maxime, Recollections of a literary life. London and Sydney, Remington, (OCoLC) A decade on, the friendship hit shakier ground when Mitford published her Recollections of a Literary Life.

In a section intended as a warm tribute to Browning, she related the sad tale of Bro’s death, deeply upsetting her friend who believed that such personal details should have remained private.

In Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender violence on the street and throughout society and the exclusion of women from cultural arenas.

She tells of being poor, hopeful, and adrift in the city that became her great teacher, and of. This book recounts the immigration experience of a prominent Minneapolis lawyer who served as a local elected official (Judge of Probate) and led an active civic life. Ueland was originally a Norwegian from the Stavanger region.

Son of a farmer and politician, he recalls many of the folk customs of his native village community. He left for America in in late adolescence and traveled west.

A sketchy read - almost like a résumé rather than a book. Gross was obviously an interesting and talented woman, who had a fascinating childhood, did some fascinating jobs and married some fascinating people - yet there was no sense of passion, immediacy or depth in any of the writing/5.

In Recollections of My Nonexistence she draws all these potent metaphors for inequity together into a moral stance that transcends the particulars of all her topics. This is a remarkable book—smart, brave, edgy, insightful, and authentic.” —Barry Lopez.

three volumes, original decorative cloth, spines bumped and a trifle chipped, hinges and corners a trifle rubbed, initial advertisement leaf volume I, occasional scattered spotting, very. Fifty Years' Recollections: Literary and Personal, with Observations on Men and Things Volume 1 of Fifty Years' Recollections Literary and Personal, Cyrus Redding Volume 1 of Fifty Years' Recollections, Literary and Personal, with Observations on Men and Things, Cyrus Redding: Author: Cyrus Redding: Edition: 2: Publisher: C.

Skeet, Brief, poignant essays from an Alabama-raised author living in Tennessee. Mixes recollections of family life—and love and loss—with acute observations on the natural world in her backyard. Sometimes funny and surprising, and compassionate throughout, with acute attention to the richness in every fleeting moment.

~Lydialyle Gibson, Associate. These ""recollections"" of a photographer on Life Magazine, stand out from the pack of life-stories, because instead of adding up to rambling notes and name-dropping, Wallace Kirkland has produced a delightful group of full stories, each with a plot and a point. The author is distinct from most writer-photographers in that wars and catastrophes do not make up the sum of his experiences and.

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Born inHiss seemed to rank among the best and the brightest of his generation. Following graduation from Harvard Law School (where he was a protÉgÉ of Felix Frankfurter), he clerked for Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Recollections of Writers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Charles Cowden Clarke ( ) and his wife Mary ( 98) wer Ratings: 0.

About Recollections of My Nonexistence “At the same time that [Solnit] describes her forays into her past, she invites us to connect pieces of her story to our own, as a measure of how far we’ve come and how far we have left to go.” —Jenny Odell, The New York Times Book Review An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that.His Recollections from My Life were published inMarx's last book to appear during his lifetime, and have not been republished either in the German original, nor in any translation.

Our translation with annotation and commentary will make available to English-readers this important view of music in Germany during the time of Beethoven. In Recollections of My Life as a Woman, Diane di Prima explores the first three decades of her extraordinary life.

Born into a conservative Italian American family, di Prima grew up in Brooklyn but broke away from her roots to follow through on a lifelong commitment to become a poet, first made when she was in high by: 9.