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The Resource The power of delight : a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002, John Bayley ; selected by Leo Carey

The power of delight : a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002, John Bayley ; selected by Leo Carey

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The power of delight : a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002
Title
The power of delight
Title remainder
a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002
Statement of responsibility
John Bayley ; selected by Leo Carey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1925-
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Bayley, John
Dewey number
809/.03
Index
index present
LC call number
PN710
LC item number
.B345 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
reviews
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Carey, Leo
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  • Literature, Modern
  • Literature, Modern
Label
The power of delight : a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002, John Bayley ; selected by Leo Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
I: English literature. The genius of Shandy Hall : Laurence Sterne ; Double life : Jane Austen ; Best and worst : Charles Dickens ; Living with Trollope : Anthony Trollope ; Eminent Victorian : George Eliot ; The two Hardys : Thomas Hardy ; The King's trumpeter : Rudyard Kipling ; Life in the head : John Cowper Powys ; Nothing nasty in the woodshed : P. G. Wodehouse ; Like ink and milk : D. H. Lawrence ; Baby face : William Gerhardie ; The last Puritan : George Orwell ; Mr. Toad : Evelyn Waugh ; God's Greene : Graham Greene -- II: The English poets. Family man : William Wordsworth ; Unmisgiving : John Keats ; The all-star Victorian : Alfred, Lord Tennyson ; An art of self-discovery : Edward Thomas ; Fun while it lasted : Rupert Brooke ; Gallant pastiche : Cecil Day Lewis ; The best of Betjeman : John Betjeman ; The flight of the disenchanter : W. H. Auden ; The last romantic : Philip Larkin -- III: Mother Russia. Cutting it short : Alexander Pushkin ; Under the overcoat : Nikolai Gogol ; The strengths of his passivity : Ivan Turgenev ; An excellent man : Anton Chekhov ; The backward look : Ivan Bunin ; Poems with a heroine : Anna Akhmatova ; A poet's tragedy : Marina Tsvetaeva ; On the horse parsnip : Boris Pasternak ; The hard hitter : Isaac Babel ; A prig of genius : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn -- IV: American poetry. Songs of a furtive self : Walt Whitman ; Mothermonsters and fatherfigures : E. E. Cummings ; Lowellship : Robert Lowell ; "One life, one writing" : James Merrill ; Richly flows contingency : John Ashbery -- V: Out of Eastern Europe. The power of delight : Bruno Schulz ; Something childish : Witold Gombrowicz ; Poet of holy dread : Paul Celan ; The art of austerity : Zbigniew Herbert ; Return of the native : Czeslaw Milosz -- VI: Aspects of novels. The point of novels ; Gossip in fiction ; Little green crabs : Marcel Proust ; The order of battle at Trafalgar ; In which we serve : Patrick O'Brian ; Seer of the ego : Stendhal ; What will you do to keep the ship from foundering? : Joseph Conrad ; Look here, Mr. Goodwood ; In praise of the amateur approach ; Death and the Dichter : Robert Musil ; Fighting for the Crown : Angela Carter -- VII: Correspondences. Sons and brothers : Henry James and William James ; Milan Kundera and Jane Austen ; Balzac possessed : Honoré de Balzac and Roland Barthes ; A complex relationship : Alexander Pushkin and Lord Byron ; Doubles : Fyodor Dostoevsky and J. M. Coetzee ; The war between the diaries : Leo Tolstoy and Sofia Tolstoy -- VIII: How it strikes a contemporary. Conducting the music : Books do furnish a room, by Anthony Powell ; Proud prisoner : The Gulag archipelago, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ; Too good for this world : High windows, by Philip Larkin ; From the ridiculous to the ridiculous : Napoleon Symphony, by Anthony Burgess ; Moral magic : Darkness visible, by William Golding ; Professional strategies : The world, the text, and the critic, by Edward W. Said ; Writeabout : The songlines, by Bruce Chatwin ; Country life : The enigma of arrival, by V. S. Naipaul ; Class act : Palimpsest, by Gore Vidal
Control code
ocm57557517
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 677 p.
Isbn
9780393058406
Lccn
2005002273
Label
The power of delight : a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002, John Bayley ; selected by Leo Carey
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
I: English literature. The genius of Shandy Hall : Laurence Sterne ; Double life : Jane Austen ; Best and worst : Charles Dickens ; Living with Trollope : Anthony Trollope ; Eminent Victorian : George Eliot ; The two Hardys : Thomas Hardy ; The King's trumpeter : Rudyard Kipling ; Life in the head : John Cowper Powys ; Nothing nasty in the woodshed : P. G. Wodehouse ; Like ink and milk : D. H. Lawrence ; Baby face : William Gerhardie ; The last Puritan : George Orwell ; Mr. Toad : Evelyn Waugh ; God's Greene : Graham Greene -- II: The English poets. Family man : William Wordsworth ; Unmisgiving : John Keats ; The all-star Victorian : Alfred, Lord Tennyson ; An art of self-discovery : Edward Thomas ; Fun while it lasted : Rupert Brooke ; Gallant pastiche : Cecil Day Lewis ; The best of Betjeman : John Betjeman ; The flight of the disenchanter : W. H. Auden ; The last romantic : Philip Larkin -- III: Mother Russia. Cutting it short : Alexander Pushkin ; Under the overcoat : Nikolai Gogol ; The strengths of his passivity : Ivan Turgenev ; An excellent man : Anton Chekhov ; The backward look : Ivan Bunin ; Poems with a heroine : Anna Akhmatova ; A poet's tragedy : Marina Tsvetaeva ; On the horse parsnip : Boris Pasternak ; The hard hitter : Isaac Babel ; A prig of genius : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn -- IV: American poetry. Songs of a furtive self : Walt Whitman ; Mothermonsters and fatherfigures : E. E. Cummings ; Lowellship : Robert Lowell ; "One life, one writing" : James Merrill ; Richly flows contingency : John Ashbery -- V: Out of Eastern Europe. The power of delight : Bruno Schulz ; Something childish : Witold Gombrowicz ; Poet of holy dread : Paul Celan ; The art of austerity : Zbigniew Herbert ; Return of the native : Czeslaw Milosz -- VI: Aspects of novels. The point of novels ; Gossip in fiction ; Little green crabs : Marcel Proust ; The order of battle at Trafalgar ; In which we serve : Patrick O'Brian ; Seer of the ego : Stendhal ; What will you do to keep the ship from foundering? : Joseph Conrad ; Look here, Mr. Goodwood ; In praise of the amateur approach ; Death and the Dichter : Robert Musil ; Fighting for the Crown : Angela Carter -- VII: Correspondences. Sons and brothers : Henry James and William James ; Milan Kundera and Jane Austen ; Balzac possessed : Honoré de Balzac and Roland Barthes ; A complex relationship : Alexander Pushkin and Lord Byron ; Doubles : Fyodor Dostoevsky and J. M. Coetzee ; The war between the diaries : Leo Tolstoy and Sofia Tolstoy -- VIII: How it strikes a contemporary. Conducting the music : Books do furnish a room, by Anthony Powell ; Proud prisoner : The Gulag archipelago, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ; Too good for this world : High windows, by Philip Larkin ; From the ridiculous to the ridiculous : Napoleon Symphony, by Anthony Burgess ; Moral magic : Darkness visible, by William Golding ; Professional strategies : The world, the text, and the critic, by Edward W. Said ; Writeabout : The songlines, by Bruce Chatwin ; Country life : The enigma of arrival, by V. S. Naipaul ; Class act : Palimpsest, by Gore Vidal
Control code
ocm57557517
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 677 p.
Isbn
9780393058406
Lccn
2005002273

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