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Ushant: An Essay By Conrad Aiken, Ushant An Essay by Conrad Aiken In this way, Ushant is a book about the joys of writing Which brings me to the writing In his novels, Aiken s prose is at its best when he s channeling the likes of Joyce and Woolf His straightforward, realist prose is very good, but not particularly memorable Ushant reads like an extended daydream of autobiographical recollection. Ushant An Essay Conrad Aiken Feb , To read Ushant is to commit oneself to a project and a puzzle What it all means is beyond me But the pain, the love, the regret and the joys of Conrad s life are there if one is willing to expned the mental effort. Ushant An Essay , Hardcover for sale online eBay Find many great new used options and get the best deals for Ushant An Essay , Hardcover at the best online prices at eBay Free shipping for many products USHANT An Essay Conrad Aiken, Stated New York Boston Duell, Sloan and Pearce Little, Brown Company Stated First Edition cf Bonnell A pp vo Black cloth boards, silver lettering to upper board and backstrip Top edge stained red Dust jacket A VG copy in G jacket Some soiling to boards Age toning to jacket and a couple short closed tears chipping to edges. Ushant, an essay Book, WorldCat Note Citations are based on reference standards However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Ushant Conrad Aiken Aiken is perhaps best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning book Selected Poems , but he regarded the poem Ushant as his most satisfying work In almost all of Aiken s works, his overriding concern has been to resolve what might be called a personal identity crisis in terms of the cosmic evolution of consciousness and one s relationship to the world at large. For Conrad Aiken, a modern consciousness, and heroic Nov , Ushant is the autobiogra phy of a writer, but its con vention is not the usual one putting foremost and in the or der of their occurrence

  • Title: Ushant: An Essay
  • Author: Conrad Aiken
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An autobiographical narrative.
    Ushant An Essay An autobiographical narrative

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    1. My only regret is that by believing this book was an autobiography, I fought too long against drowning in the swirling narrative It wasn t until I surrendered to the way the book wanted to be read that I fully came to appreciate and understand it The first paragraph of this book is one of the most beautiful I have ever read Throughout the book Aiken swims through reminiscences without ever yielding to a strict timeline The educated reader educated than I who took 200 pages to understand who Tse [...]

    2. The primary thing I learned from reading Ushant is that Conrad Aiken was an autobiographical writer from the very beginning His poems, his novels, and his short stories even his most famous story, the psychologically spooky Silent Snow, Secret Snow were all, to some extent, autobiographical Aiken put his life down on paper Not in the way that, say, Updike did to quote David Foster Wallace, who was, in turn, supposedly quoting some generic literary reader, Has the son of a bitch ever had one unpu [...]

    3. Conrad Aiken is a beautiful poet He is not a memoir writer This book is strung together chapters of a poetic stream of consciousness His life story is intertwined and it vacillates between a present narrative and his past As he pointed out in one interview, it is not for everyone But it would be a shame if you did not give it a fair shake.

    4. Though the least accessible memoir I have ever read, Aiken s epic length essay pulls me back every so often as if to say, Oh, come on You can do it Finish the book this time And I try And I fail But one of these days Which is what I keep saying about Moby Dick and Don Quixote The book s obtuse nature aside, though, it is full of prose that is by turns mysterious and beautiful, surreal and stark, tender and brutal Like many of Aiken s stories, you are entering a world you won t soon forget, the e [...]

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