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22%OFFNicholas Howe - Across an Inland Sea: Writing in Place from Buffalo to Berlin - 9780691113654 - V9780691113654
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Across an Inland Sea: Writing in Place from Buffalo to Berlin

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Description for Across an Inland Sea: Writing in Place from Buffalo to Berlin Hardback. How do the places we live in and visit shape our lives and memories? What does it mean to reside in different locations across the span of a life? Presenting the portraits of places seen from within, the author contemplates how places create and gather their stories and how, in turn, a sense of place locates the stories of our own lives. Num Pages: 224 pages, 6 halftones. BIC Classification: DSB; WTL; WTM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 203 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 399.
How do the places we live in and visit shape our lives and memories? What does it mean to reside in different locations across the span of a life? In richly textured portraits of places seen from within, Nicholas Howe contemplates how places create and gather their stories and how, in turn, a sense of place locates the stories of our own lives. Howe begins with one of the finest descriptions ever written of Buffalo, that city on an inland sea where he grew up. He gives us a fresh Paris, viewed from the river below. And he depicts Oklahoma ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691113654
SKU
V9780691113654
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About Nicholas Howe
Nicholas Howe is Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. His writings on place and travel have appeared widely in such periodicals as "Southwest Review, Yale Review, Dissent," and "The New Republic". In addition to publishing various works on medieval literature, he has edited Iriving Howe's "A Critic's Notebook."

Reviews for Across an Inland Sea: Writing in Place from Buffalo to Berlin
"Across an Inland Sea is a striking collection of essays; each one tingles with immediacy and intimacy. Ranging from Chartres to High Street in Columbus, Ohio, from a boat on the Seine to the Openlands of Oklahoma, the writer discovers what in Kim Kipling called 'the solace of stories.' To the French writing virtues of lucidity and clarity, Howe adds ... Read more

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