The Third Kind of Knowledge: Memoirs & Selected Writings

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New Directions Publishing, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
 

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The third kind of knowledge: memoirs & selected writings

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A poet, journalist, critic, and Harvard professor, Fitzgerald is best known for his translation of Homer's Odyssey (1961). The present volume contains several autobiographical pieces; memoirs of James ... Read full review

Contents

THAT STARRY COUNTRY
1
OF TIME AND THE GREAT DEAD
59
Postscript to a Translation of the Odyssey
165
An Introduction to Drydens Aeneid
203
Postscript to a Translation of the Aeneid
218
In Tribute to Dante
234
An Appreciation
241
An Interview with
263
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About the author (1993)

In 1997 Penelope Fitzgerald's novel The Blue Flower was named one of the New York Times Book Review's eleven Best Books of the Year. Winner of the 1979 Booker Prize for Offshore, Fitzgerald was also short-listed for the Booker for The Bookshop. The Beginning of Spring, and The Gate of Angels. Penelope Fitzgerald lives in England.

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