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  • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    Travels with Charley in Search of America
    av John Steinbeck

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140187410

    An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writers A Penguin Classic In September 1960, John Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America. He felt that he might have lost touch with the country, with its speech, the sm…

  • Damascus Road

    Damascus Road
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307386205

    From the author of the international bestseller The Last Station, a superb historical novel of the Apostle Paul, whose tireless and epic preaching of the message of Jesus brought Christianity into existence and changed human history forever. In the…

  • Borges and Me: An Encounter

    Borges and Me: An Encounter
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385545822

    An apprentice writer has an entirely unexpected encounter with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges that will profoundly alter his life and work. A poignant and comic literary coming-of-age memoir. This is a jewel of a book. --Ian McEwan In 1971 Jay P…

  • Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal

    Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345805836

    An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925-2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conver…

  • Travels with Charley in Search of America: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Travels with Charley in Search of America: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av John Steinbeck

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107002

    A collectible 50th anniversary deluxe edition featuring an updated introduction by Jay Parini and first edition cover art and illustrated maps of Steinbeck's route by Don Freeman A Penguin Classic In September 1960, John Steinbeck embarked on a jou…

  • Borges and Me

    Borges and Me
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838850227

    Fifty years ago, Jay Parini fled the United States for Scotland. He was in frantic flight from the Vietnam War and desperately in search of his adult life. There, through unlikely circumstance, he met famed Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges. Borg…

  • The Way of Jesus

    The Way of Jesus
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807047248

    Renowned poet and novelist Jay Parini's The Way of Jesus is a book for progressive Christians and spiritual seekers who struggle, as Parini does, with some of the basic questions about human existence: its limits and sadnesses, and its possibilities…

  • The Way of Jesus

    The Way of Jesus
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807023938

    Renowned poet and novelist Jay Parini's The Way of Jesus is a book for progressive Christians and spiritual seekers who struggle, as Parini does, with some of the basic questions about human existence: its limits and sadnesses, and its possibilities…

  • The Damascus Road

    The Damascus Road
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385522786

    From the author of the international bestseller The Last Station, a superb historical novel of the Apostle Paul, whose tireless and epic preaching of the message of Jesus brought Christianity into existence and changed human history forever. In the…

  • Gore

    Gore
    av Jay Parini

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349143293

  • The Columbia History of American Poetry

    The Columbia History of American Poetry
    av Jay Parini, Brett Candlish Millier, Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231078368

    -- New York Times Book Review

  • The Last Station

    The Last Station
    av Jay Parini

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841959672

    By 1910, Leo Tolstoy, the world's most famous author, had become an almost religious figure, surrounded on his lavish estate by family and followers alike. Set in the tumultuous last year of the count's life, The Last Station centres on the battle f…

  • The Art of Teaching

    The Art of Teaching
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195169690

    In a deeply personal memoir filled with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher's craft, the distinguished critic and author furnishes valuable insights into the many challenges educators face, as well as a discussion of such top…

  • Some Necessary Angels

    Some Necessary Angels
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231110709

    Distinguished poet and novelist Jay Parini presents some of his best essays-both classic and unpublished works-on topics ranging from baseball to Frost and Emerson to the culture of creative writing. For aspiring writers, Some Necessary Angels is an…

  • Some Necessary Angels

    Some Necessary Angels
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231110716

    Distinguished poet and novelist Jay Parini presents some of his best essays-both classic and unpublished works-on topics ranging from baseball to Frost and Emerson to the culture of creative writing. For aspiring writers, Some Necessary Angels is an…

  • The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

    The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081221

    In the nineteenth century, Alexis de Tocqueville suggested that the poetry of the new American democratic state, free from the staggering weight of centuries of European aristocracy and tradition, would focus on "man alone...his passions, his doubts…

  • The Last Station

    The Last Station
    av Michael Hoffman, Jay Parini, Michael Hoffman

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557049247

    The official script book to the Golden Globe-nominated tragicomedy about the last year of Tolstoy's life in 1910 Russia, written and directed by Michael Hoffman ("A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Fine Day") and starring Helen Mirren, Christopher Pl…

  • New And Collected Poems

    New And Collected Poems
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807030134

    A new collection of poems from celebrated poet, novelist, and biographer Jay Parini A new book, the first in over a decade, from acclaimed poet Jay Parini. This volume revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about t…

  • New And Collected Poems

    New And Collected Poems
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807089033

    A new book, the first in over a decade, from acclaimed poet Jay Parini This volume revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change. In these beautiful, haunting poems, Parin…

  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

    The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195156539

    Alphabetically arranged entries include discussions of individual authors, literary movements, institutions, notable texts, literary developments, themes, ethnic literatures, and "topic" essays.

  • Robert Frost

    Robert Frost
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805063417

    This fascinating reassessment of America's most popular and famous poet reveals a more complex and enigmatic man than many readers might expect. Jay Parini spent over twenty years interviewing friends of Frost and working in the poet's archives at D…

  • Rear View

    Rear View
    av Pete Duval

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618441402

    Starkly honest, gritty, and at times darkly humorous, the 12 stories in Duval's debut collection feature blue-collar workers, lapsed Catholics, bullies, and smalltime thieves struggling with their jobs, their relationships, and their families.

  • One Matchless Time

    One Matchless Time
    av Jay Parini

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060935559

    William Faulkner was a literary genius, and one of America's most important and influential writers. Drawing on previously unavailable sources -- including letters, memoirs, and interviews with Faulkner's daughter and lovers -- Jay Parini has crafte…

  • Poetry 21 CD-ROM (Stand Alone Version) for Parini's The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry and The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry, Brief Editio

    Poetry 21 CD-ROM (Stand Alone Version) for Parini's The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry and The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry, Brief Editio
    av Jay Parini

    CD-rom - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781413014174

    Whether you are teaching a traditional or an online course, or just exploring a new interest, Poetry21 provides everything you'll need-from over 400 poems with background information on the poets, to videos of live poetry slams. Everything you would…

  • The Apprentice Lover

    The Apprentice Lover
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060935566

    Coming to work for Rupert Grant, a world famous writer, in Capri, Italy, after his brother is killed in Vietnam, Alex Massolini finds himself involved in the love affairs, friendships, and rivalries of the strange community that exists on this beaut…

  • Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies

    Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349139401

    The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century's foremost thinkers and writers.

  • The Passages of Herman Melville

    The Passages of Herman Melville
    av Jay Parini

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847679802

    Herman had often walked these streets, eyeing the forest of tall ships, their blackened strakes handsomely curved, masts like crosses, empty of sails . . .1841. A young Herman Melville is yet to write Moby Dick. He sets out on a voyage aboard a whal…

  • Gore Vidal

    Gore Vidal
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231072083

    Gore Vidal, known for such best-sellers as The City and the Pillar, Burr, Lincoln, and Myra Breckinridge, is a household name. The controversial Vidal ran for Congress in 1960, and set sparks flying with his public debates challenging William F. Buc…

  • Why Poetry Matters

    Why Poetry Matters
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300144567

    Poetry doesn't matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation on poetry, its language and meaning, and its power to open minds and transform lives. By the end of the boo…

  • Gore Vidal

    Gore Vidal

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231072090

    Gore Vidal, known for such best-sellers as The City and the Pillar, Burr, Lincoln, and Myra Breckinridge, is a household name. The controversial Vidal ran for Congress in 1960, and set sparks flying with his public debates challenging William F. Buc…

  • Benjamin's Crossing

    Benjamin's Crossing
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562757