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The collected essays and occasional writings of Katherine Anne Porter.

Author: Katherine Anne Porter
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthology of the distinguished American author's essays, biographical memoirs and poems on such diverse subjects as Thomas Hardy, marriage, the creative process and Dylan Thomas.
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Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980.
Collected essays and occasional writings of Katherine Anne Porter.
New York, Delacorte Press [1970]
(OCoLC)576090989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Anne Porter
OCLC Number: 66040
Notes: "A Seymour Lawrence book."
Description: xi, 496 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Critical: On a criticism of Thomas Hardy --
Wreath for the gamekeeper --
Reflections on Willa Cather --
"It is hard to stand in the middle" --
Art of Katherine Mansfield --
Orpheus in purgatory --
"Laughing heat of the sun" --
On Christopher Sykes --
Virginia Woolf --
E.M. Forster --
Max Beerbohm --
Eleanor Clark --
Wingéd skull --
On modern fiction --
Personal and particular: St. Augustine and the bullfight --
Little incident in the Rue de l'Odéon --
Letter to Sylvia Beach --
Letters to a nephew --
Dylan Thomas --
Defense of Circe --
Pull Dick, pull devil --
Flower of flowers --
Note on Pierre-Joseph Redouté --
Portrait: Old South --
Audubon's happy land --
House of my own --
Letter to the editor of The Village Voice --
Necessary enemy --
"Marriage is belonging" --
Act of faith: 4 July 1942 --
Future is now --
Letter to the editor of The Nation --
On Communism in Hollywood --
Letter to the editor of The Saturday Review of Literature --
Opening speech at Paris Conference, 1952 --
Remarks on the agenda --
Letter to the Editor of The Yale Review --
Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post --
Speech of acceptance --
Biographical: Days before --
Homage to Ford Madox Ford --
Gertrude Stein: Three views --
Ole Woman River --
Eudora Welty and a curtain of green --
Sprig of mint for Allen --
On first meeting T.S. Eliot --
Flannery O'Connor at home --
From the notebooks: Yeats, Joyce, Eliot, Pound --
Romany Marie, Joe Gould-Two legends come to life --
Jacqueline Kennedy --
Cotton Mather: Affectation of Praehiminincies (A.D. 1663-1675) --
Goat for Azazel (A.D. 1688) --
Bright particular faith (A.D.1700) --
Mexican: Why I write about Mexico --
Notes on the life and death of a hero --
Miss Porter adds a comment --
Leaving the Petate --
Fiesta of Guadalupe --
Mexican Trinity --
Where presidents have no friends --
La Conquistadora --
Quetzalcoatl --
Charmed life --
On Writing: My first speech --
Notes on writing --
Three statements about writing --
No plot, my dear, no story --
On writing --
"Noon Wine": Sources --
Poems: Enchanted --
Two songs from Mexico --
Little requiem --
Winter burial --
Anniversary in a country cemetery --
November in Windham --
After a long journey --
Measures for song and dance.

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Anthology of the distinguished American author's essays, biographical memoirs and poems on such diverse subjects as Thomas Hardy, marriage, the creative process and Dylan Thomas.
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