More Conversations with Walker Percy: Literary Conversations

Autor Walker Percy Editat de Lewis A. Lawson, Victor A. Kramer
en Limba Engleză Paperback – iun 1993
This collection of interviews supplements Conversations with Walker Percy and occasions an additional two dozen pleasurable encounters with Percy. Primarily from the last ten years of Percy’s life, they show how his presence was stimulating thought in much of humanistic America, in literature, linguistics, psychology, and philosophy, and in cultural life in general. Although this acclaimed author of The Moviegoer, Lancelot, and Love in the Ruins never overcame his shyness with interviewers, he continued to grant interviews as long as his health permitted. This act of openness illustrates his humility before his ideas and his desire to help others understand them.
The interviews in this collection show him at a height when he knew that his illness would not allow him to write any more books, and that the only way to restate his ideas and offer a valediction to the large audience to whom he had always been kind, patient, and appreciative was to speak out. Percy d
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ISBN-13: 9780878056248
ISBN-10: 0878056246
Pagini: 268
Ilustrații: 1
Dimensiuni: 154 x 229 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: University Press of Mississippi
Seria Literary Conversations

Locul publicării:United States

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