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Penchants & Places

Brad Leithauser

Penchants & Places

by Brad Leithauser

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7683831M
    ISBN 100517327570
    ISBN 109780517327579

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Get this from a library. Penchants & places: essays and criticism. [Brad Leithauser] -- In his first collection of essays and criticism, the celebrated poet and novelist focuses on subjects exceptionally close to his heart.

He considers the ghost story as a literary form and through the. Penchants and Places: Essays and Criticism Hardcover – Febru Penchants & Places book Brad Leithauser (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Brad Leithauser.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Brad LEITHAUSER. PENCHANTS AND PLACES. Essays and Criticism. by Brad Leithauser In lesser pieces, apart from functional but disposable book reviews, Leithauser courts the supererogatory (detailed but unexceptional essays on H.G.

Wells, Thomas Pynchon, and, his personal favorite, Icelandic Nobel laureate Halldor Laxness) as well as the merely idiosyncratic Author: Brad Leithauser. Penchants and Places: Essays and Criticism Brad Leithauser, Author Alfred A. Knopf $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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The rest of “Penchants and Places” is about books and writers, but it has a similarly empirical flavor. There’s a surprisingly affectionate reappraisal of H. Wells—you wouldn’t expect a contemporary poet to have this much sympathy for this militant rationalist and self-confessedly “haggard,” “hurried” and “slovenly” writer.

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(card games, uncountable) A card game resembling bezique. In the game of penchant, any queen and jack of different suits held at the same time. Synonyms. desire, see also Thesaurus:predilection; Related terms. His essay collections include Penchants and Places () and Rhyme’s Rooms: The Architecture of Poetry (forthcoming, ).

He edited The Norton Book of Ghost Stories () and No Other Book (), a selection of poet Randall Jarrell’s prose. He is also the author of Penchants and Places (essays), and the editor both of The Norton Book of Ghost Stories and No Other Book, a selection of Randall Jarrell’s prose.

Leithauser joined The Seminars faculty at Hopkins inhaving taught at Amherst College, the School of the Arts at Columbia University, and, for 21 years, Mount Holyoke. The Odd Last Thing She Did: Poems Brad Buy this book (The Friends of Freeland) and essayist (Penchants & Places).

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He is also the author of Penchants and Places (essays), and the editor both of No Other Book, a selection of Randall Jarrell’s prose, and of The Norton Book of Ghost Stories.

Leithauser joined the Writing Seminars faculty inhaving taught at Amherst College, the School of the Arts at Columbia University, and, for 21 years, Mount Holyoke.

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ByAuthor: Hadley Tomicki. plural of penchantplural of penchant Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary.Provocative, witty, thoughtful, Leithauser's new book has the power to kindle and ignite our interest in the uncommon people, places, and things that deeply engage him.

Used availability for Brad Leithauser's Penchants & PlacesAuthor: Brad Leithauser.Middlesex is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Jeffrey Eugenides published in The book is a bestseller, with more than four million copies sold since its characters and events are loosely based on aspects of Eugenides' life and observations of his Greek heritage.

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