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Look homeward

David Herbert Donald

Look homeward

a life of Thomas Wolfe

by David Herbert Donald

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolfe, Thomas, -- 1900-1938 -- Biography.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Herbert Donald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.O337Z/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 579p., 32p. of plates ;
    Number of Pages579
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21272094M
    ISBN 100747500045

    : Look Homeward, Angel: First Edition, First Printing Inscribed and SIGNED by Thomas Wolfe. An attractive first issue dustjacket with author's picture printed on back panel. An original dustjacket that is rich in color, without the ubquitous fading or darkening to the spine. This first issue dustjacket has some wear to the spine ends and light rubbing to the panels. Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe, Simon & Schuster pp. ISBN Summary The classic first novel from one of America's greatest men of letters "I don't know yet what I am capable of doing," wrote Thomas Wolfe at the age of twenty-three, "but, by God, I have genius—I know it too well to blush behind it.".

    Wolfe said that Look Homeward, Angel is “a book made out of my life,” and his largely autobiographical story about the quest for a greater intellectual life has resonated with and influenced generations of readers, including some of today’s most important novelists. Look Homeward is a band of brackish brethren hailing from the piedmont of North Carolina. Lee Anderson (guitar, vocals), Alex Bingham (upright bass), Evan Ringel (trombone, fiddle) and Wilson Greene IV (banjo) pair the Appalachian drawls and passionate picking of venerated field recordings with the soul tones of Atlantic beaches and boggy bayous.

    Look Homeward, Angel. by Thomas Wolfe. Review By Dan Geddes. 10 January Thomas Wolfe shows his readers the magic in everyday life. Look Homeward, Angel is the story of an early twentieth century North Carolina family as told through the eyes of the youngest son, Eugene Gant. The Gants, despite delightful eccentricities stemming from both sides of the .   Directed by Paul Bogart. With Timothy Bottoms, Barbara Colby, Ronny Cox, Charles Durning. The life of a young man growing up in a small town in the mountains of North Carolina during the early part of the twentieth century, /10(1).


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Wolfe's vivid characterization of the incomparable Gants -- including Eugene's charismatic and alcoholic Released on: Octo Look Homeward, Angel, in full Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life, novel by Thomas Wolfe, published in It is a thinly veiled autobiography. The novel traces the unhappy early years of the introspective protagonist, Eugene Gant, before he sets off for graduate study at employed a remarkable variety of literary styles in the novel, reflecting Gant’s.

Part 1. Look Homeward, Angel begins with the journey of Englishman Gilbert Gaunt to Pennsylvania; there he marries a Dutch of his sons, Oliver Gant (the name was changed upon Gilbert's immigration), becomes a stonecutter and travels through the South until settling with his first wife, Cynthia.

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If any reader, therefore, should say that the. A book agent. thought Gant. "We are offering," said Eliza, opening a huge yellow book with a fancy design of spears and flags and laurel wreaths, "a book of poems called Gems of Verse for Hearth and Fireside as well as Larkin's Domestic Doctor and Book of Household Remedies, giving directions for the cure and prevention of over five hundred 4/5(32).

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