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Edward Dahlberg: American Ishmael of letters

Harold Billings

Edward Dahlberg: American Ishmael of letters

selected critical essays

by Harold Billings

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Published by R. Beacham in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 163-167.

    Statementwith an introd. by Harold Billings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3507.A33 Z6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5607554M
    LC Control Number68014891

    Because I Was Flesh: The Autobiography of Edward Dahlberg by Edward Dahlberg: Arts and Letters, The Life of the Drama by Eric Bentley: Arts and Letters, Shadow and Act by Ralph Ellison: Arts and Letters, O strange new world; American culture: the formative years by Howard Mumford Jones: Arts and Letters, rt CONTENTS FIRST FACT is prologue 3 port I is FACT Call me Ishmael 1 1 What Lies Under 16 Usufruct 26 port II is SOURCE: SHAKESPEARE The Discovery of Moby-Dick 35 American Shiloh 41 Man, to Man 44 King Lear 47 A Moby-Dick Manuscript 52 Captain Ahab and His Fool 59 The Act 64 FACT # 2 is dromenon 77 part III is THE BOOK OF THE LAW OF THE BLOOD.

    Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is, by many lights, the greatest of American novels. "The most astonishing genius that ever came out of the Western Hemisphere," the deeply eccentric Edward Dahlberg. Paul Christensen is the author of seven books of poetry, several critical studies of the poets Charles Olson and Clayton Eshleman, memoirs about his life in Texas and in southern France, an edition of letters of Charles Olson and Edward Dahlberg, and two books about the craft of writing.

    August Met Edward Dahlberg in Gloucester; see letters 27 and Both sides of the emotional and confrontational Olson-Dahlberg correspondence from through have been published in In Love, In Sorrow. September Entered Harvard University as a graduate student in the English department; hired as a teaching assistant. As for the memoir of Kitaj—he died in —they bring to mind the ornery swagger of one of the great 20th-century American memoirists, Edward Dahlberg. When Kitaj writes about friendships, love affairs, book collecting, and the relationship ­between modern art and Jewish art, the velocity of his prose, mingling the slangy and the Olympian.


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