[AZW] ↠ Across Spoon River | BY ☆ Edgar Lee Masters

Across Spoon River By Edgar Lee Masters,

  • Title: Across Spoon River
  • Author: Edgar Lee Masters
  • ISBN: 9780781282765
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Library Binding
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    1. During most of my reading of this 1936 autobiography, I forgot all about why I d sought it out in the first place which was because I d wanted to find out everything I could about the making of Edgar Lee Masters brilliant and deathless work of free verse, Spoon River Anthology But instead I became totally absorbed in the author s powerful, short evocations of all the people and happenings of his own life Hardly ever has a work of nonfiction drawn me from sentence to sentence so compellingly as A [...]

    2. This book is a lovely look at living in times bygone Masters describes, for example, his grandparent s house in detail and explains why it meant so much to him It makes history come alive in a way that textbooks do not I really enjoy reading about these details.However, there is also no denying that Masters is a giant egoist He wrote about his sister that she could have been a great help to him, but instead she was a great hindrance all his life He seems to think she should have devoted her life [...]

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