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Journey Around My Room

The Autobiography of Louise Bogan

by Ruth Limmer

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Published by The Viking Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th Century American Poetry,
  • Bogan, Louise,
  • 20th century,
  • 1897-1970,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Bogan, Louise,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7642101M
    ISBN 100670409421
    ISBN 109780670409426

    There's something inspired about the idea of the ""mosaic"" which Louise Bogan's literary executor Ruth Limmer has assembled from her published notebooks, letters, criticism, poetry—something that mortises directly into the very nature of Bogan as writer and person. JOURNEY AROUND MY ROOM: The Autobiography of Louise Bogan. By. GET.   A travel book that takes this philosophy as far as it can go and then further is that remarkable little book: A Journey Around My Room. This is book was written in by a young French officer named Xavier de Maistre. [ ] With nothing else to do, he wrote a guidebook to his room, visiting over the course of those weeks various bits of.

      In , while serving in the Piedmontese army, the French aristocrat Xavier de Maistre () was punished for dueling and placed under house arrest for forty-two days. The result was a discursive, mischievous memoir, his classic Voyage Around My Room and its sequel, Nocturnal Expedition Around My Room. Admired by Nietzsche and Machado de Assis, Ossian and Susan Sontag, this classic book. The result was a discursive, mischievous memoir Voyage Around My Room, and its sequel, Nocturnal Expedition Around My Room. Admired by Nietzsche and Machado de Assis, Ossian and Susan Sontag, this classic book proves that sitting on the living-room sofa can be as fascinating as crossing the Alps or paddling up the : New Directions.

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A Journey Around My Room (from Hesperus Classics) contains both the title story and it's sequel, A Nocturnal Journey Around My Room, written several years later. I was particularly touched by how human the author was.

He claimed to have matured over the years, yet some of his mannerisms never changed/5(9). A Journey Around My Room (from Hesperus Classics) contains both the title story and it's sequel, A Nocturnal Journey Around My Room, written several years later. I was particularly touched by how human the author was.

He claimed to have matured over the years, yet some of his mannerisms never by: 1. "Voyage Around My Room" is the perfect book to read when in bed with a cold. In another life, I would like to list my favorite books to read in bed while sick.

This would be in the top ten for sure. The author, Xavier de Maistre, was busted for dueling and sentenced to house arrest for 42 days. What came out of that self-imprisonment is this book/5. It occurs to me that a proper appreciation of this book would be longer than the book itself.

This edition also includes the sequel, A Nocturnal Expedition Around My Room, which is just as good, as funny and deceptively profound as its predecessor; and he even makes it to the window-ledge this time.

By the time of its publication in Xavier had left the service, after his home region of Savoy had been annexed by the French Revolutionary Army.

He went on to join the Russian army, and moved to Saint Petersburg, where he wrote a sequel, Night Voyage Around my Room. Journey Around My Room book It was clearly a difficult follow-up: he began writing it inbut didn’t finish it for another twenty-five.

A Journey around My Room first published in French in A Nocturnal Expedition around My Room first published in French in This translation first published by Hesperus Press Ltd in This edition first published by Alma Classics Ltd in File Size: KB. A Journey Round My Room. Xavier de Maistre and disinterestedness in this imaginary world as I have never yet found united in the real world around me.

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Top A journey round my room Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Pages: Accompanied in this volume by its equally superb sequel, 'Nocturnal Expedition around my Room', in which a similar voyage is made at night several years later, 'A Journey around My Room' is a masterly and innovative piece of writing, which was immensely popular in its time and would later influence Victor Hugo and Marcel Proust, among others.

Immensely popular when it was first published, Journey around my Room went on to inspire many subsequent writers, including the likes of Marcel Proust and Victor Hugo/5(10). His short book, Voyage around my Room, recounts his expeditions during that time. It is a travel book like no other.

De Maistre suffered few hardships: he had his faithful servant tending to his daily needs, and his dog, Rosine, is a stalwart companion. While Journey Around My Room shows us a woman who spent a great deal of time exploring the deeper currents of her spirit, an hour reading her letters, particularly those from the Forties on, in What the Woman Lived: Selected Letters makes it clear that she never lost touch with what was going on around her.

She read copiously and was quick to recommend books. Description of the book "A Journey Around My Room": Finding himself locked in his room for six weeks, a young officer uses his imagination to travel around his room, using the various objects it contains as inspiration for a delightful parody of contemporary travel-writing and exercise in Sternean picaresque, and humorously demonstrating what one can explore without having to.

At first sight that proposition might seem hard to accept, but around years ago a book was published that put its truth beyond doubt. Its title was Voyage autour de ma chambre (A journey around my room) and its author was Xavier de Maistre, a French aristocrat, soldier.

Xavier De Maistre () was an aristocrat and army officer and is best known for his mock-travelogue A Journey around my Room, which he wrote while under arrest for having participated in a duel/5(1K).

He served when young in the army of Piedmont-Sardinia, and in wrote his fantasy Voyage autour de ma chambre ("Voyage Around My Room", published ), when he was under arrest in Turin as the consequence of a : 10 OctoberChambéry, Savoy, Kingdom.

This short book contains two pieces of writing by Xavier de Maistre, both based on the same premise - a journey around a room. In fact, this premise is an excuse for a semi-serious, semi-comic series of flights of fancy/5(10).

Voyage Around My Room by Xavier de Maistre, I will no longer keep my book to myself; here it is, gentlemen: read it. I have undertaken and completed a forty-two day journey around my room. The. Xavier de Maistre ( - ) was an aristocrat and army officer and is best known for his novel A Journey around my Room which he wrote while under arrest for having participated in a duel.

Accompanied in this volume by its equally superb sequel, A Nocturnal Expedition around My Room, in which a similar voyage is made at night several years later, A Journey around My Room is a masterly and innovative piece of writing, which was immensely popular in its time and would later influence Victor Hugo and Marcel Proust, among others.Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maistre, Xavier de, Journey around my room.

London: Hesperus, (OCoLC)Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Journey Around My Room, The Autobiography of Louise () by Limmer, Ruth/5(22).