eBook Henry Miller James Laughlin Selected Letters (Literature criticism) download
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Author: George. (editor). Wickes
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James Laughlin was first introduced to Henry Miller's writing in 1934 when he was studying with Ezra Pound in Rapallo, Italy. As Laughlin remembers it, one day Pound tossed a book at him across the table at which they were sitting, saying, "Waal Jas, here's a dirty book that's really good.
James Laughlin was first introduced to Henry Miller's writing in 1934 when he was studying with Ezra Pound in Rapallo, Italy.
death date November 12, 1997 death place Norfolk, Connecticut, . literature - /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor, li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays.
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Henry Miller, James Laughlin. Although Miller's letters decried the conservatism of American book publishing and were often suspicious in tone, Miller nevertheless admired and trusted Laughlin with intimate details about his work and his personal life. The resulting correspondence, spanning from 1935 to 1979, shortly before Miller's death on June 7, 1980, is a remarkable, uncensored record of the ideas and intentions behind many of the author's most provocative literary endeavors.
Translator of other books of poetry for publication abroad.
The Secret Room: Poems, New Directions, 1997. The Lost Fragments, Deladus Press (Dublin, Ireland), 1997. The Love Poems of James Laughlin, New Directions, 1997. Translator of other books of poetry for publication abroad. Contributor of short stories to periodicals, including Atlantic, and skiiing articles to Town and Country, Harper's, Ski, Sports Illustrated,Ski Annual, and other periodicals.
The fifth in the series of correspondence between avant-garde New Directions publisher Laughlin and his authors presents a slightly less intimate relationship (and less interesting Miller) but serves to chronicle one facet of Miller's anarchic career.
Fulbright lecturer France, 1962-1963, 66, 78; senior fellow Center for Twentieth Century Studies, University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee, Milwaukee, 1971, Creative Writing fellow National Endowment Arts, 1973, Camargo fellow, 1991. Instructor Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1954-1957. From assistant professor to professor Harvey Mudd College and Claremont Graduate School, California, 1957-1970. Professor English and comparative literature University Oregon, Eugene, since 1970, director comparative literature, 1974-1977, head English department, 1976-1983.
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James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 – November 12, 1997) was an American poet and literary book publisher who founded New Directions Publishing. Laughlin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Hughart and Marjory Rea Laughlin. Laughlin's family had made its fortune with the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company, founded 3 generations earlier by his great grandfather, James H. Laughlin, and this wealth would partially fund Laughlin's future endeavors in publishing.