- Author:Patricia Hampl
- Publisher:Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin (March 19, 1992)
- Pages:344 pages
- Subcategory:Arts & Literature
- FB2 format1995 kb
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Golden Prague seemed mostly gray when Patricia Hampl first went there in quest of her Czech heritage.
With her now classic books, A Romantic Education, Virgin Time and Blue Arabesque, Patricia Hampl has . Hampl captures the art of daydreaming with astonishing simplicity and clarity in this remarkable and touching book. Lucent, tender, and wise.
With her now classic books, A Romantic Education, Virgin Time and Blue Arabesque, Patricia Hampl has helped define what Booklist has called. a captivating and revelatory memoir. An exquisite anatomy of mind and an incandescent reflection on nature, being, and rapture -ALA Booklist. With her now classic books, A Romantic Education, Virgin Time and Blue Arabesque, Patricia Hampl has helped define what Booklist has called the memoir of discovery.
Hampl is best known for her memoirs. Her first memoir, A Romantic Education, dealt with her Czech heritage and won Hampl the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship in 1981.
Golden Prague seemed mostly gray when Patricia Hampl first went there in quest of her Czech heritage. In that bleak time, no one could have predicted the political upheaval awaiting communist Europe and the city of Kafka and Rilke.
A romantic education. A romantic education. by. Hampl, Patricia, 1946-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
A Romantic Education book. This memoir begins with Patricia Hampl's childhood stories of growing up in St. Paul with Czech roots (author's grandmother came to the United States as a very young woman immediately before WWI). It turns into a combination memoir, travelogue and cultural study of Prague - the author visits Prague twice the late 1970s as a young woman & attempts to understand the place's history and literary culture.
Patricia Hampl, American writer, educator. Recipient Guggenheim award, 1988; Mac Arthur fellow, John D. & Catherine C. Mac Arthur Foundation, 1990, Fulbright fellow, 1995. Saint Paul, Ramsey County, United States of America. Hampl earned her Master of Fine Arts at the University of Iowa in 1970.
Состояние: Хорошее состояние. 60-дневный возврат товаров - Покупатель оплачивает обратную доставку товара. Показать все 2 объявления с подержанными товарами. Hampl's subsequent memoir, a brilliant evocation of Czech life under socialism, attained the stature of living history, and added to our understanding not only of Central Europe but also of what it means to be engaged in the struggle of a people to define and affirm themselves.
Hampl, Patricia, The Florist's Daughter: A Memoir, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 2007.