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James Dickey

the world as a lie

by Hart, Henry

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Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickey, James.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWorld as a lie
    StatementHenry Hart.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.I32 Z695 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 811 p. :
    Number of Pages811
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL50392M
    ISBN 100312203209
    LC Control Number99054788

      James Dickey remains one of the most dynamic personalities in the world of 20th-century literature. And Crux: The Letters of James Dickey should do very little to damage that reputation. Amassed by his literary executor and close friend of 20 odd years, Matthew Bruccoli, along with Judith Baughman, these letters comprise over five decades of correspondence to all sorts of folk: family, Two days earlier, I’d written James Dickey about his essay collection From Babel to Byzantium. He didn’t know me. I was twenty-six, working at my first office job, and looking for intelligent, readable poetry criticism. I’d bought Dickey’s book at a Washington Square book table and couldn’t put it ://

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: James Dickey: the deepening of being / Laurence Lieberman --"We never can really tell whether nature condemns us or loves us" / Richard Howard --James Dickey: meter and structure / Paul Ramsey --Out of stone, into flesh / Joyce Carol Oates --The enunciation of universality / Robert Penn Great deals on Deliverance James Dickey In Fiction & Literature Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! › eBay › Books › Fiction & Literature.

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In Dickey's first novel since Deliverance (), Frank Cahill, who owns and runs a public swimming pool in Atlanta before WW II, goes blind from a raging case of diabetes. The insult is great, but greater still is news of the death of his son Joel (a child Cahill never knew) in an Air Corps training crash.

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One of America's best known poets and a winner of the National Book Award for Buckdancer's Choice, he is the author of the National bestseller To The White Sea, a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, a fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Carolina Professor and Poet-in-Residence at the university of South :// James Dickey's "Deliverance" is a study of how a civilized, peaceful, law-abiding man chooses a "kill or be killed" mentality when he is trapped in a life-or-death situation by an unforeseeable danger.

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James Dickey was born in Atlanta. One of America’s best known poets and a winner of the National Book Award for Buckdancer’s Choice, he is the author of the National bestseller To The White Sea, a member of the National James Dickey, Writer: Deliverance.

Born Feb. 2nd, in Atlanta, Georgia, Dickey served in the U.S. Air Force during W.W. II and went on to earn a BA & MA from Vanderbilt University and become a celebrated American author & poet, winning numerous awards for his literary works. To film goers, he is best known as the as the author of the best selling book turned gripping.

He received the National Book Award for Poetry. He died on Januin Columbia, South Carolina at the age of seventy-seven. Early Life. James Dickey was born James Lafayette Dickey on February 2,in Atlanta, Georgia U.S. He was the son of lawyer Eugene Dickey and Maibelle ://  Widely regarded as one of the major mid-century American poets, James Dickey was born in in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Inscribed by Dickey in red felt on title page, "To _____ - from James Dickey (signed in blood!) 12 November, - Columbia -" Additionally inscribed by Burt Reynolds, who starred in the film, on page opposite, "To ___ -