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The outermost dream

essays and reviews
  • 240 Pages
  • 2.82 MB
  • 3178 Downloads
  • English
by
Graywolf Press , Saint Paul, Minn
Books -- Rev
Statementby William Maxwell.
SeriesA Graywolf rediscovery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.A9464 O87 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 240 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL707898M
ISBN 101555972640
LC Control Number97070220

The Outermost Dream brings together essays and reviews by William Maxwell, one of America's foremost writers and editors. Maxwell chose deliberately to focus on biography, memoir, diaries, and correspondence when reviewing books: "what people said and did and wore and ate and hoped for and were afraid of, and in detail after often unimaginable detail they refresh our idea of 5/5(1).

The Outermost Dream brings together essays and reviews by William Maxwell, one of America's foremost writers and editors/5. The Outermost Dream brings together essays and reviews by William Maxwell, one of America's foremost writers and editors.

Maxwell chose deliberately to focus on biography, memoir, diaries, and correspondence when reviewing books: "what people said and did and wore and ate and hoped for and were afraid of, and in detail after often unimaginable detail they refresh our idea of existence and hold.

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The Outermost Dream by William Maxwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(39). Genre/Form: Reviews: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maxwell, William, Outermost dream. New York: Knopf, (OCoLC) The seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic book about Cape Cod, "written with simplicity, sympathy, and beauty" (New York Herald Tribune) A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The Outermost House has long been recognized as a classic of American nature writing.

Henry Beston had originally planned to spend just two weeks in his seaside home, but was so possessed by Reviews: Exceptionally measured, expertly crafted collection of literary essays, reviews, and criticism from the winner of a American Book Award for fiction (So Long, See You Tomorrow).

Honed by nearly 40 years of editing and writing at The New Yorker, Maxwell's literary gift is for spinning silky sketches of life and people from the bits he has read, or heard, or known of them. The outermost house: a year of life on the great beach of Cape Cod Item Preview remove-circle "An Owl book." The beach -- Autumn, ocean, and birds -- The headlong wave -- Midwinter -- Winter visitors -- Lanterns on the beach -- An inland stroll in spring -- Night on the great beach -- The year at high tide -- Orion rises on the dunes.

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The Outermost House is one of my favorite books. Henry Beston has a wonderful writing style that produces vivid images of his year spent living in a small house on the dunes of the beach on Cape Cod in We see through his eyes a year of seasons passing, birds in migration, storms, shipwrecks, and peaceful solitude.

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Learn more. The Outermost House: a Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod (Signed Copy) by Beston, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Outermost House presents us with a time, a place, and a man.

The time and place, Cape Cod in the mid's: a wild, windswept outpost of the land. Dominated by ocean and weather, this landscape has been long inhabited but never domesticated. The Outermost House NPR coverage of The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod by Henry Beston.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. When she needs inspiration for writing about the natural world, author Lucinda Fleeson opens Henry Beston's classic: The Outermost House:. Exodus - Make loops of blue yarn on the edge of the last curtain in the first set, and do the same on the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.

Outermost definition is - farthest out. How to use outermost in a sentence. The Outermost House is a memoir of that year of solitude and his observations and descriptions of that “elemental” area that bring it to life for the reader. As I read it I could hear the waves, I could picture the shore birds, I could feel the wind and the storms.

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Beston stayed for a year, meditating on humanity and the natural world. In The Outermost House, originally published inhe poetically chronicled the four seasons at the beach: the ebb and flow of the tides, the migration of birds, storms, stars, and solitude. The landscape was his major character, and his writing provides a snapshot of the Cape, a place physically changed yet still as soulful 80 years later.

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A Book for the man in his late 20's. This is an extremely well written book, it flows like poetry. This is a characteristic of Henry Beston found in his writing about country life. It without saying so is one man's method of finding a direction for himself in life/5(2).

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