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Title:The Virgin of Bennington
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Kathleen Norris
Publisher:Riverhead Books
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Number of Pages:272
Category:Memoir, Non fiction, Poetry, Biography, Spirituality, Biography memoir

The Virgin of Bennington by Kathleen Norris

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Virgin of Bennington Shy and sheltered as a young woman Kathleen Norris wasn t prepared for the sex drugs and bohemianism of Bennington College in the late s b b and when she moved to New York City after graduation it was a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire In this chronicle Norris remembers the education she received both formal and fortuitous the influence of her mentor Betty Kray who shunned the spotlight while serving as a guiding force in the poetry world of the late th century her encounters with such figures as James Merrill Jim Carroll Denise Levertov Stanley Kunitz Patti Smith and Erica Jong and her eventual decision to leave Manhattan for the less crowded landscape she described so memorably in Dakota This account of the making of a young writer will resonate with anyone who has stumbled bravely into a bigger world and found the poetry that lurks on rooftops and in railroad apartments b b and with anyone who has enjoyed the blessings of inspiring teachers and great friends

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The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica, The Virgin of Bennington, The Cloister Walk, Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life, Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, The Psalms with Commentary, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith, The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy and Women's Work, The Best American Essays 2001, Little Girls in Church