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What the Twilight Says Essays

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ISBN-10: 0374526834

ISBN-13: 9780374526832

Edition: 1st

Authors: Derek Walcott

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List price: $20.00
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 10/25/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

George Ames Plimpton was born March 18, 1927. He was educated first at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and then spent four years at Harvard majoring in English and editing the Harvard Lampoon, followed by two at King's College, Cambridge. Before he left for Cambridge, he served as a tank driver in Italy for the U.S. Army from 1945 through 1948. After graduation, at about 27 years of age, Plimpton went with his friends to Paris. There they founded the Paris Review in 1953 and published poetry and short story writers and did interviews. In the '50s, Plimpton and staff came to New York, where they kept the Review going for half a century. The Review has published over 150 issues.…    

What the Twilight Says
The Muse of History
The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory
On Robert Lowell
On Hemingway
C.L.R. James
The Garden Path: V. S. Naipaul
Magic Industry: Joseph Brodsky
The Master of the Ordinary: Philip Larkin
Ted Hughes
Crocodile Dandy: Les Murray
The Road Taken: Robert Frost
A Letter to Chamoiseau
Cafe Martinique: A Story