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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

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J.B.: A Play in Verse (1958) 869 kappaletta
Collected Poems 1917 to 1982 (1985) 82 kappaletta
Poetry and Experience (1961) 61 kappaletta
New and Collected Poems 1917-1976 (1976) 31 kappaletta
Conquistador (1932) 24 kappaletta
Land of the free (1938) 16 kappaletta
Songs for Eve (1954) 16 kappaletta
Poems, 1924-1933 (1933) 16 kappaletta
Herakles: A Play in Verse (1964) 11 kappaletta
Scratch (1656) 11 kappaletta
America Was Promises 11 kappaletta
Archibald MacLeish: Reflections (1986) 9 kappaletta
Panic, a play in verse (1935) 8 kappaletta
Actfive, and other poems (1948) 8 kappaletta
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1965) 7 kappaletta
Public speech 7 kappaletta
MAC SIX PLAYS (1980) 7 kappaletta
A Free Man's Books an Address (1942) 6 kappaletta
Tower of ivory (1917) 6 kappaletta
TRIBUTE TO A. EDWARD NEWTON CHRISTMAS 1940.|A (1940) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
The Trojan Horse 5 kappaletta
Streets in the moon 4 kappaletta
The American Cause 3 kappaletta
Ars Poetica {poem} 2 kappaletta
Poetry And Opinion (1950) 2 kappaletta
Housing America 2 kappaletta
October Calf (2020) 1 kappale
Law and Politics 1 kappale
Before March 1 kappale
Nobodaddy : a play (1974) 1 kappale
Spiel um Job 1 kappale
The Next Harvard 1 kappale
J.B. Study Guide 1 kappale
Jews in America (1936) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Lady Chatterleyn rakastaja (1960) — Preface, eräät painokset13,337 kappaletta
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (1954) — Avustaja, eräät painokset435 kappaletta
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Avustaja — 319 kappaletta
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Avustaja — 266 kappaletta
A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (1929) — Avustaja — 127 kappaletta
One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater (1961) — Avustaja — 102 kappaletta
The Imagist Poem (1963) — Avustaja, eräät painokset98 kappaletta
Twentieth-Century American Poetry (1777) — Avustaja — 94 kappaletta
Twenty Best Plays of the Modern American Theatre (1939) — Avustaja — 73 kappaletta
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Avustaja — 68 kappaletta
Best American Plays: Fifth Series, 1957-1963 (1952) — Avustaja — 42 kappaletta
Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500-2001 (2014) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
A Quarto of Modern Literature (1935) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta
Vogue's First Reader (1942) — Avustaja — 27 kappaletta
The estate of poetry (1962) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset21 kappaletta
Great Stories of American Businessmen (1972) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
A Roman Collection: Stories, Poems, and Other Good Pieces (1980) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry (1982) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (1970) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
The Paris Review 84 1982 Summer (1982) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta
Love Letter from an Impossible Land (1944) — Johdanto, eräät painokset6 kappaletta
Figures Of Dead Men (1968) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset6 kappaletta
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 1976 (1976) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Columbia Workshop Plays: Fourteen Radio Dramas — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Eyes of Boyhood (1953) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta

Merkitty avainsanalla


Muut nimet
MacLeish, Archie
Pine Grove Cemetery, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, USA
Glencoe, Illinois, USA
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Paris, France
Yale University (AB|English)
Harvard University (LLB)
Librarian of Congress (1939-1944)
professor (näytä kaikki 9)
ambulance driver (WWI)
captain of artillery (WWI)
Assistant Secretary of State
MacLeish, Roderick (nephew)
Hemingway, Ernest (friend)
Pound, Ezra (friend)
Frankfurter, Felix (friend)
Dern, Bruce (great-nephew)
Dern, Laura (great-great-niece)
American Academy of Arts and Letters ( [1953])
National Institute of Arts and Letters
Academy of American Poets
League of American Writers
Century Club
Tavern Club (näytä kaikki 26)
Somerset Club
Skull and Bones
Harvard Law Review (editor)
Harvard University
The New Republic (editor)
Fortune Magazine (writer and editor)
Office of Strategic Services
Library of Congress (director)
War Department Office of Facts and Figures (director)
Office of War Information (assistant director)
Amherst College (professor)
U.S. Supreme Court Bar
Conference of Allied Ministers of Education in London (U.S. delegate)
U.S. delegation to London conference drafting UNESCO constitution (chairman)
first U.S. delegate to General Conference of UNESCO in Paris, 1946
first U.S. member of Executive Council of UNESCO
United States Department of State (lecturer in Europe)
Museum of Modern Art (trustee)
Sarah Lawrence College (trustee)
United States Army
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
John Reed Memorial prize (1929)
Shelley Memorial Award (1932)
Golden Rose Trophy of New England Poetry Club (1934)
Levinson Prize (1941)
Commandeur de la Legion d'honneur (1946)
Commander, el Sol del Peru (1947) (näytä kaikki 13)
Bollingen Prize (1952)
Boston Arts Festival poetry award (1956)
Sarah Josepha Hale Award (1958)
Chicago Poetry Day Poet (1958)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977)
National Medal for Literature (1978)
Gold Medal for Poetry, American Academy of Arts and Letters (1979)



DJ has age wear and other minor issues, but VG cond. overall
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JMS62 | Apr 5, 2023 |
This retelling of the Biblical story of Job was written while the horrors of World War Two, especially the destruction of Hiroshima, were still fresh. It holds up well today. MacLeish does a fine balancing act between recounting and questioning the original tale. In particular, the “happy end” of the original is placed in a bitter light. “Mrs.” Job, a one-dimensional figure in the original, becomes a believable character. As Sarah, she neatly counterpoints J.B.’s expansive postwar American outlook. Their dialogue deftly delineates the two branches that developed out of New England Puritanism. I also liked the device of having God and the adversary who tempts him into flinging J.B. into incomprehensible suffering played by two has-been actors who don masks for their parts, reminiscent of the personae of Greek tragedy.… (lisätietoja)
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HenrySt123 | 11 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 19, 2021 |
Reading this was fine and good and hard, just like Job is. But seeing it -- there is just something about it. I loved it. I loved all the questions it raises and does not answer. Why is life so hard? Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do good things happen to bad people? What are we to do after we suffer and suffer and suffer? Can we ask questions? Must we curse God and die? Can we not just choose to live? The ultimate to be or not to be, this ancient story made modern so that I can grasp it just a little better.… (lisätietoja)
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