John Updike's Early Years

John Updike's Early Years

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John Updikea€™s Early Years reveals for the first time the young Updikea€™s developing personality and precocious creativity. Relying upon interviews with classmates and friends, and offering extensive connections to his mature work, De Bellis shows how his school years incubated his mature work.... have been on Updikea#39;s mind when he described Williainsa#39;s last homer: aquot;the ball climbed on a diagonal line . . . less an object in ... As the greasy chain is put into motion by the bike rider, so the poem derives its power from the writera#39;s finding the ... loved and understood about basketball and its players is clear in the a€œRabbita€ saga and his most anthologized poem, ... 10. Perhaps Linda Updikea#39;s careful screening of athletes who might cause him to swerve from his artistic goals madeanbsp;...

Title:John Updike's Early Years
Author:Jack De Bellis
Publisher:Lehigh University Press - 2013-01-11


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