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by Wallace Fowlie
Author: Wallace Fowlie
Publisher: Duke University Press Books; 1st edition (April 14, 1997)
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Wallace Fowlie gives the history of the preparation of the heart and mind which make the scholar.
Wallace Fowlie gives the history of the preparation of the heart and mind which make the scholar. The closest parallel I can think of to this book in America would be to say that Journal of Rehearsals combines the aims of The Education of Henry Adams with those of Mont St. Michel and Chartres. Jay Martin, Professor of Government and Gould Professor of Humanities, Claremont-McKenna College.
Wallace Fowlie (1908–1998) was an American writer and professor of literature. He was the James B. Duke Professor of French Literature at Duke University where he taught from 1964 to the end of his career. Devoted to teaching, particularly undergraduate courses in French, Italian, and modernist literature, Fowlie influenced several generations of American college students over a six-decade career of teaching.
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Author and translator of thirty books, Fowlie's contributions include translations of Rimbaud (the complete works), Molier, Claudel, Baudelaire, and Cocteau, and literary studies of, among others, Rimbaud, Stendhal, Gide, and Mallarm.
Journal of Rehearsals, a memoir by Wallace Fowlie. Duke University Press. In recent years, by chance, Wallace Fowlie had occasion to visit a playground where he had spent many hours of his youth. 219 pp. An old forgotten feeling of panic rushed over me, he writes. This was the site of my exposure where, in the presence of all the children, I was suffocated by my incapacity to improvise gestures and runs, shouts and games.
Memory : a fourth memoir. by. Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998. Other books by Wallace Fowlie"-P. Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998, French teachers, Critics. Durham : Duke University Press. Journal of Rehearsals: A Memoir (1997) ISBN 0-8223-1945-4. Intervalles (A. Magne, Paris, 1939, published under pen name Michel Wallace). Letters of Henry Miller and Wallace Fowlie (1975). Mallarmé (Dennis Dobson, London; University of Chicago, Chicago, 1953). Matines et Vers (Paris, 1936; published under pen name Michel Wallace). Memory: A Fourth Memoir (1990) ISBN 0-8223-1045-7. Poem and Symbol: A Brief History of French Symbolism (1990) ISBN 0-271-00696-X.
Dr Wallace Fowlie, professor emeritus of French literature at Duke .
Dr Wallace Fowlie, professor emeritus of French literature at Duke University, dies at age 89; photo (M. Mr. Fowlie gained prominence as a scholar by writing more than 20 books focusing on the great French poets and other literary figures of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Baudelaire, Dante, Mallarme, Proust, Rimbaud and Verlaine. Fowlie said that the French poet and the lead singer of the Doors both were rebels who grew up without fathers, experimented with drugs and alcohol and dealt with death and pathos in their writings.
Pantomime, A Journal of Rehearsals. Chapter III of his autobiographical book, Pantomime, begins with these sentences: I must have been about fifteen years old when I rode on a swan boat for the first time. Fowlie is an unabashed New Englander, and, to him, things are not what they seem. That ride marked my initial distinct awareness of Boston as a city. He then describes a swan boat ride: the boats themselves, that originated from Boston’s early enthusiasm for Lohengrin, and the city, revolving about him in a cyclical panorama. These few pages give an almost too neat sample of the quality of Mr. Fowlie’s book.
Next Fowlie turned his gaze upon himself and became a memoirist.
Miller's watercolour The Clown's Mask later hung in Fowlie's North Carolina apartment, and the correspondence between them, as Letters of Henry Miller and Wallace Fowlie, was published in 1975. His employment was peripatetic, at Bennington, then Chicago, Yale, Colorado, settling at Duke University in 1964. Next Fowlie turned his gaze upon himself and became a memoirist. In Journal of Rehearsals (1977), Aubade (1983), Sites (1986) and Memoir (1990) he whittled observation to a spiritual reconciliation