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  • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    Travels with Charley in Search of America
    av John Steinbeck

    Pocket - 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…

  • Borges and Me

    Borges and Me
    av Jay Parini

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838850227

    In this evocative work of what the author in his Afterword calls 'autofiction' or 'a kind of novelised memoir', Jay Parini takes us back fifty years, when he fled the United States for Scotland. He was in frantic flight from the Vietnam War and desp…

  • Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost

    Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost
    av Robert Frost

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633222205

    A 2018 Notable Poetry Book for Children (National Council of Teachers of English) Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost is a collection specially curated for young readers which won't just be read, but consumed, experienced, and treasured for a lifetime. Wh…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Passages of H.M.: A Novel of Herman Melville

    The Passages of H.M.: A Novel of Herman Melville
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307386199

    With the same masterly touch that made The Last Station so powerful, Jay Parini penetrates the mind and soul of another literary titan. Through the eyes of his long-suffering wife, Lizzie, we are introduced to an aging, angry, and drunken Herman Mel…

  • 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

  • Travels with Charley

    Travels with Charley
    av Mr John Steinbeck

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186108

    In 1960, John Steinbeck set out in his pick-up truck with his dog Charley to rediscover and chronicle his native USA, from Maine to California. He felt that he might have lost touch with its sights, sounds and the essence of the American people. Mo…

  • Benjamin's Crossing

    Benjamin's Crossing
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892850

    There is no such thing as history, you see. It's a dream, perhaps even a dream of a dream . . . Walter Benjamin is dead. One of the most radiant minds of the twentieth century has been snatched away by death in a small town on the border between Spa…

  • Last Steps: The Late Writings of Leo Tolstoy

    Last Steps: The Late Writings of Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191195

    1910. Anna Karenina and War and Peace have made Leo Tolstoy the world's most famous author. But fame comes at a price. In the tumultuous final year of his life, Tolstoy is desperate to find respite, so leaves his large family and the hounding press…

  • The Last Station

    The Last Station
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 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

    Pocket - 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 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…

  • New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015

    New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2016 - 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: 1975-2015

    New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 2017 - 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…

  • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    Travels with Charley in Search of America

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781663605436

    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…

  • Promised Land

    Promised Land
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307386182

    In this lively exploration of America's intellectual heritage, acclaimed poet, novelist, and critic Jay Parini celebrates the life and times of thirteen books that helped shape the American psyche. Moving nimbly between the great watersheds in Ameri…

  • 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.

  • Ethics, Literature, and Theory

    Ethics, Literature, and Theory

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742532335

    Ethics, Literature, and Theory: An Introductory Reader brings together the work of contemporary scholars, teachers, and writers into lively discussion on the moral role of literature and the relationship between aesthetics, art, and ethics. Do the r…

  • Ethics, Literature, and Theory

    Ethics, Literature, and Theory

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742532342

    Ethics, Literature, and Theory: An Introductory Reader brings together the work of contemporary scholars, teachers, and writers into lively discussion on the moral role of literature and the relationship between aesthetics, art, and ethics. Do the r…

  • Robert Frost: a Life

    Robert Frost: a Life
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 1998 - 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.

  • You Come Too

    You Come Too
    av Lesley Lee Francis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813937458

    Robert Frost observed in his wife, Elinor, a desire to live ""a life that goes rather poetically."" The same could be said of many members of the Frost family, over several generations. In You Come Too, Frost’s granddaughter, Lesley Lee Franci…

  • One Matchless Time

    One Matchless Time
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 2005 - 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…

  • The Writer's Reader

    The Writer's Reader

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628925371

    The Writer’s Reader is an anthology of essays on the art and life of writing by major writers of the past and present. These essays offer a wealth of insights into how writers approach their craft and represent a practical resource as well as…

  • The Writer's Reader

    The Writer's Reader

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628925388

    The Writer’s Reader is an anthology of essays on the art and life of writing by major writers of the past and present. These essays offer a wealth of insights into how writers approach their craft and represent a practical resource as well as…

  • 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…

  • 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

    Övrigt - 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

    Pocket - 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 wha…

  • Gore Vidal

    Gore Vidal
    av S. T. Joshi

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810860018

    Since the publication of his first novel in 1946, Gore Vidal has been one of America's most successful writers, as well as one of its most outspoken public figures. The author of more than twenty novels—including The City and the Pillar, Myra…

  • 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…

  • Gore Vidal

    Gore Vidal

    Pocket - 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…

  • Why Poetry Matters

    Why Poetry Matters
    av Jay Parini

    Pocket - 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…

  • Borges and Me: An Encounter

    Borges and Me: An Encounter

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984899491

    In this evocative work of what the author in his afterword calls "a kindof novelistic memoir," Jay Parini takes us back fifty years, when he fled the United States for Scotland--in flight from the Vietnam War and desperately in search of his adult l…

  • The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year

    The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307386151

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE A New York Times Notable Book As Leo Tolstoy's life draws to a tumultuous close, his tempestuous wife and most cunning disciple are locked in a whirlwind battle for the great man's soul. Torn between his professed d…

  • Borges and Me: An Encounter

    Borges and Me: An Encounter
    av Jay Parini

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385545822

    In this evocative work of what the author in his afterword calls "a kindof novelistic memoir," Jay Parini takes us back fifty years, when he fled the United States for Scotland--in flight from the Vietnam War and desperately in search of his adult l…

  • Benjamin's Crossing

    Benjamin's Crossing
    av Jay Parini

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562757

    The acclaimed and now-classic biographical novel of Walter Benjamin's last days--adapted into screenplay by Jay Parini. It is 1940. For the past decade, Walter Benjamin--the German-Jewish critic and philosopher--has been writing his masterpiece in…